I have to admit I got a quite big girly girl girl side and when it's time to add ruffles somewhere I'm usually first in line. To my very delight this summer, ruffles is massive trend and so is funky hems of every type. I simply joined those two trends and sew-on a ruffles onto the hem of one of my old pair of jeans. The result is way too nice and as per usual, I wanted to share how to make it with you. Go girls let's ruffle-up our jeans!
TO MAKE IT HAPPEN YOU WILL NEED:
- One pair of skinny jeans
- Some leftover scraps from previous project. It is better to use lightweight fabric.
- About 30cm elastic
Step 1: Watch This Tutorial Video
Step 2: Bevel-cut the Hem of Your Jean
Step 3: Go to My Website and Download My Pattern
Trace and cut the pattern on denim scraps from a previous project. You need 4 pieces
Step 4: Sew Together the Outer Lateral
Step 5: Cut the Elastic
Measure from the center to the outer side of your jeans hem and multiply by two this measure. This will give you the correct length needed for your elastic you will use to gather your ruffle.
Step 6: Sew on the Elastic on the Ruffle
Step 7: Compare the Length of Your Ruffle With the Length of Your Hem and Cut the Exceeding Fabric.
As all jeans are different size I made the pattern wider.