Introduction: How to Make Skinny Jeans

Have you ever wanted a pair of skinny jeans but couldn't find the right fit, or just couldn't afford them? Well here's how you can make the perfect pair, with a tailored fit just for YOU, and it only costs you a pair of old jeans.

Step 1: What You Need

To make your ugly jeans into hot skinny jeans, You will need;
An old pair of jeans(or just a pair of flair or straight leg jeans)
Sewing Machine
Ruler
Scissors
Measuring Tape
Marking Pencil



Step 2: Getting Rid of the Top Stitching

If the jeans you are using have a noticeable seam or top stitching you will need to take that off.
turn your jeans inside-out and then sew them so that you cant see the seam.
Reinforce the crotch seam. 

Step 3: How Skinny Do YOU Want Them?

First turn your jeans inside-out
Then measure how many inches you want to take off of each side and mark it with a sharpie or marking tool. Mark it again where you want it to start getting skinnier(somewhere around the knee)

Step 4: Finnish Marking

Connect the line you made at the bottom with the one you made by the knee.
Make sure you take off the same amount on both sides.


Step 5: The Fun Part

Sew along the lines you just made.
Don't cut off the extras unless your sure that's the way you want your skinny jeans.

Step 6: Finishing

You may want to tailor your super cute skinny jeans a bit more, slimming  them down a bit in some places.

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