When I had the idea to put together a list of pants refashion tutorials I was worried I wouldn’t find very many. I know I refashion pants all the time, but I didn’t know if other people refashioned pants too. Well, I was wrong because you can choose one of these many there are lots and lots of pants refashion tutorials out there and here are just fourteen.

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Kid Pants Refashion Tutorials

How To Make Cute Knickerbockers

If your kids pants are too short than turn them into knickerbockers! I love the look of knickerbockers, and this is a really easy tutorial!

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Refashioned Boy Pants Tutorial

If your kids pants are too short, but you need them to be long for warmth then this is a great tutorial for you. You cut off the hem and add some other fabric to get a fun colorblocked look.

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Slim Slacks For Boys Refashion

Use a pair of men’s dress pants and turn them into slim dress pants for little boys!

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Gold Heart Knee Patches

If the knees of your kids pants are stained or ripped then this simple tutorial is for you! Add some fun knee patches to make them look like new again!

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Upcycled Baby Shoes

Use the hem or pocket of a pair of pants, and turn it into baby shoes! These baby shoes are fast and easy, but they do require a hem.

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Free Refashioned Baby Shorts Pattern

Use the hem from a pair of pants or shorts to make baby shorts! Get the free pattern in a couple of baby sizes!

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Refashioned Cargo Pants

This is a great refashion for boys. Use an adult pair of cargo pants and turn them into little boy cargo pants! They love having all those pockets!

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Women Pants Refashion Tutorials

Polka Dot Pants Refashion Tutorial

Update some pants you already have in your wardrobe with this fun and easy refashion tutorial!

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Pants to Shirt Refashion Tutorial

This refashion tutorial is more work than most, but it makes such a stunning top! I love the look of the waistband falling open at the neckline.

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Elastic Hem Pants Tutorial

The woven jogger trend is still going strong and you can easily make your own with this pants tutorial!

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Metallic Pants Tutorial

With just some paint you can make your own metallic pants! How stunning would these be at a holiday party?!

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Sweatpants to Joggers Refashion

Update those old sweatpants into trendy jobbers with this refashion tutorial. This is one of the simplest updates you can do and the result is great!

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Cuffed Shorts Refashion

I often get holes in the knees of my pants so I love turning them into shorts. This refashion only requires scissors!

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Pajama Pants to Blouse

Pajama pants come in really fun prints and patterns so you can use them to make a simple woven top. I did have to use a sewing pattern to get the shape of the top right, but it was worth it!

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If you make something using one of these pants refashion tutorials, I’d love to see! 

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Author: Heather Handmade

I'm a seamstress and mother. I sew, blog, thrift, upcycle, design fabric, and teach sewing classes. I'm also a self-proclaimed fabric fondler.

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