How To Turn Leggings Into A Crop Top With A Single Cut

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Chances are you’ve got an old pair of leggings somewhere in the closet that you just fell out of love with. Here’s how to upcycle them into new apparel with a few simple steps!

Get Ready

Handimania shows you how simple it is to turn them into a crop top with a single cut! First, take the leggings and lay them out on a flat surface.

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Fold The Leggings

Carefully fold over one leg so it perfectly lines up with the other.

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Identify Where To Cut

Identify a rough semi-circle at the crotch of the leggings.

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Cut Out The Crotch

Following the semi-circle you traced, cut out the crotch of the leggings.

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That’s It!

Believe it or not, that’s all there is to it! Slip on the leggings putting your arms through the leg holes and you’ve got a brand new crop top!

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Variations

Want the shirt to stop shorter on the torso or shorter sleeves? Just trim the cuffs or waist of the leggings.

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