Wednesday, January 23, 2013

DIY Skinny Jeans

I saw this method of sewing your bootleg jeans into skinny jeans a long time ago on Maybe Matilda. I never had the desire or need to use it, until now. 

My body's all changed and changing after pregnancy (everything is going back differently). As a result, a pair of jeans that once fit me fine, no longer fit. I gave them to my sister, telling her I could skinnify them so she could wear them with boots. Since I was working on her pants, I decided to do a pair of pants for myself too. 

These pictures are mid-project to show the before-after. 

I have since finished the pants, hemmed them, and worn them to work. I'll try to update this post with a full-on after shot. But I might never do it, just because my free time to blog is next to non-existant these days. 

Basically, if you can sew a straight line, this project is perfect for you. It's pretty simple. 

Here's the tutorial I used for making your jeans skinny. 
Here's the tutorial I used for hemming jeans. 

Go, therefore, and skinnify your own pants.
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