DIY: Customize the hem of your jeans with a twist


DIY: Customize the hem of your jeans with a twist

Hem your jeans with a twist

Image this: you found the perfect pair of jeans. They hug you in all the right places, they feel super comfortable and they make all of your attributes look amazing. There is just one problem… Sadly, you were not gifted with long supermodel legs like Heidi Klum and you are just tired of all your jeans being too long.

Fear not, we have a solution for you. This little DIY guide shows you how to hem your jeans in a cool way, keeping the original hem.

You need:

  • A sewing machine
  • Tread in preferred colour
  • Sewing pins
  • Tape measure
  • A pair of scissors

How to:

  1. Turn inside out and mark how much you wish to take off the hem.
  2. Fold the hem halfway of the preferred length, measured from the original hem.
  3. Pin all the way around.
  4. Sew right at the new hem.
  5. Carefully remove the pins.
  6. Turn inside out and fold the new hem down.
  7. Voila! Get ready to wear your new customized jeans.

Don't throw away your jeans if they don't fit. Upcycle them and customize them to fit your just right. This way you will get your own pair of unique jeans. Get creative, stay sustainable and love your jeans.

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