Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tuestorial: Skinny Jeans

Spring is in the air and it's time for an update! Turn those "blah" jeans into something you want to rock into Spring. It's easier than you think. 

Materials Needed:

  • Jeans that need fixin'
  • Your favorite skinny/straight jeans
  • Chalk pencil or pins
  • Scissors
  • Sewing Machine
Blahhhhh pants
Step 1:

I find the most effective way is to use your favorite skinny jeans as a template to alter your not-as-fab jeans. You already know you like the fit! 

Step 2:

Place your fab pants on top of your fixer jeans. I prefer to use a chalk pencil over pins to mark where I need to sew. Trace the backside of the pants from the knee down. You want it to be a gradual tightening from the knee down. 

Hi, Bernina
Step 3:

Once the tracing is done, it's time to sew! I just followed my line with about a quarter inch space. Once both sides are sewn, try on them pants (before cutting of course). If they look and feel great, cut the excess fabric off.

Step 4:

Wear them! Duh.

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1 comment:

Heather G said...

Yep, we did this to ALL our jeans in the 80's!

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