How to Make Denim Shorts | Video DIY Cuffed Denim Shorts in 4 Minutes! Aug 25 2014 • By Allison McNamara 41 7 Got an old pair of jeans that you're ready to toss out? Wait! You can easily transform them into cute cuffed shorts. Watch on and make your own pair in under four minutes. On Allison: Forever 21 jacket, Stella and Bow necklace.