I started off going to cutting them up into a Daisy Dukes thong jock strap for shear comedic value. But then inspration got in the way and what was going to be a joke turned into an apron to hold fasteners in the workshop.
Please excuse any typos as this is my first time posting with the phone app.
Step 1: Cutting the Shorts
I then cut the inner seam all the way to the zipper and followed along the waist band in the rear to remove the back pockets and the ripped material. Take care not to cut through the pockets as they are going to be relocated to the front.
Trim around the pockets to ensure that there is a nice finished edge that will not fray.
Step 2: Assembly
After the apron has been joined it is time to lay out the pockets and attach the hammer loop and t square pocket.
I started with the square pouch by lining it up with the bottom and left edge of the apron. I did not sew along the bottom edge ao that a longer square would be able to stick out of the bottom. I then ran a wide stich between the original decorative double seam stiches. With several reversals to reenforce the corners
After the one pocket was on I eyeballed the second pocket and started by attaching the hammer loop to the right seam. I then attached this pocket the same as the left side pocket.