Add fabric to upcycle shorts. Place fabric over shorts, trace outline of pocket + or extra, cut, then fold or place in pocket and sew (you fold that extra fabric so it looks like a professional seam). Then add fabric to the bottom and your done!
truebluemeandyou: DIY Doily Tee Shirt Restyle Tutorial by Cathe for SC Johnson Family Economics. Very easy DIY. *I posted a very similar tutorial from By Hand London here, and then posted a tank where the front is a large doily by Trash to Couture here.