I am self taught so be kind in your comments.
This is how I hem jeans that are too long and still maintain that "factory hem" look
I'll be making these 34x30 from 34x32 jeans.

Step 1: Measuring and Pinning

Fold up and measure half the amount you plan to shorten the pants. For me I'm hemming up 2" so I fold the pants up 1" (not including the original hem). Pin it so it don't move. You can also iron and pin.
<p>OMG! That is AMAZING! I have been sewing for decades &amp; I have never heard of this! I'm 5'4&quot; I could've used this tip!!! EXCELLENT!</p>
<p>worked great now I just need to iron them</p>
<p>Excellent! </p><p>Tip: Use a hammer (on a solid base, like the floor) to soften and thin the thick seams, you'll find them easier to sew through. </p>
<p>If you have one, a zipper foot would get you REALLY close to the original hem. :D</p>
I've seen other tutorials like this, but you brought up some good points that they didn't cover. Nice job!!!
<p>Very nice job! I love the last thing there about the tag. :D</p>

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