We never manage to find jeans to fit us correctly, especially if they are from a charity shop or swishing event. We have listed step-by-step instructions on gaining a professional finish when taking up the hem on jeans
Sewing machine is advised as the denim is too thick for hand sewing.
We’ve created a ‘how to’ video on measuring and taking up trousers, the method of measuring is the same for jeans.
The stitching on hems coming undone is one of the most common clothes fixes at Fast Fashion Therapy. It is simple mend to complete with a needle, thread and sharp scissors. In this video we explain how to repair a hem with a hem stitch, or herringbone stitch. We use trousers as an example but the same method can be used on skirts, dresses and sleeve hems.
Most hems can be fixed without a sewing machine. Our video next week will run through how to shorten a hem on a pair of trousers.