How to tailor your jeans.... Great idea!Did this. It's so easy and it really works! If you have boot leg, don't take too much in at the bottom. Also used a serger to cut and sew at same time. Super quick!
I may have to learn to alter since I have had to buy some of my clothing a little big and the shape is not flattering with the looseness and extra room. If I can find a tailor, Ill try with a pair of old pants and see how I do.
I actually learned this technique while working at a denim retailer. It is the absolute best way to hem your jeans without losing the detail of the bottom hem. BEFORE ALTERING: BOTTOM OPENINGS: When altering a pair of jeans you always want to consider the bottom opening. Straight leg denim is the easiest because you … … Continue reading →
How to hem your jeans and keep the original hem! It will work with flares. The only difference is that you need to do a small reinforced stitch to resize the hem to the width of the pants where you'll hem. Sofie Love has a blog that demonstrates this.