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Hemming Jeans Pictorial-cutting method w/original hem

so~ i was asked on a forum to show how to hem jeans with original hem. there are several ways to hem using original...but this is the easiest way w/out a doubt. i'm using a crappy disgusting pair of fake...
  • Valerie Pinkoski

    Hemming Jeans Pictorial-cutting method w/original hem. At last, help for my short legs :)

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Press your jeans.-Mark new length-measure excess.note: A common mistake is hemming jeans too short. denim shrinks It takes a few wash/ dry cycles before they stop shrinking-Cut the cuffs off ,¾”above the cuff top stitching detail.-Allowing fora ¾” seam,allowance on the leg, calculate excess-adding cuff,subtracting seam allowances-mark the cutting line on leg -cut off excess

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