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!
DIY T shirt Refashion Ideas with white lace sleeves. Five interesting ideas how to refashion your old t shirt and diy new fancy t shirt white lace sleeves. Not strictly lotr/hobbit, but could work for an inspired outfit