Sewing 101: How to Hem Jeans


Attention DIY junkies, petite girls and fans of well-fitting pants! You may remember our Scarves 101 video series, in which Lindsay showed us the many mod ways to tie a scarf. This week, Emily utilizes her incredible seamstress skills to enlighten us less-gifted fashionistas on the best ways to hem a pair of jeans.

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    Tammy 05/01/2009 at 6:38 am #

    Woah! I’ve seen this type of hemming before, but never really knew how to do it myself. Looks so easy peasy and AWESOME.

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    Katharine Ellis Tapley 05/01/2009 at 6:47 am #

    Am I reading that right? This girl was doing this at 6:22 am?

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    SBJ 05/01/2009 at 8:26 am #

    Wow! My new sewing machine arrives on Monday and this was a great step-by-step tutorial! Thanks!

    PS. You look adorable and remind me of my very best friend!

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    Rachel 05/01/2009 at 4:19 pm #

    i’d love it if there were diy posts in the future of how to make simple sundresses and skirts, and accessories 😀 how to update thrifted cardigans, skirts and dresses would be fun to watch/ read about too.

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