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I am 5'4 so I am right between petite and regular and therefore I have to hem pretty much everything I buy. So how do I hem jeans? You will start working on them on the right side.

Technique Materials

Jeans, thread, scissors, chalk, ruler

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    Mar 9, 2011, 06.11 AMby justdorothy

    Congrats on the tutorial. May I add my caveat? Always measure BOTH legs. As the ‘official’ pant shortener for a rather large family, I once neglected to measure both and cut the same amount off each leg and found to my and my grand-daughters dismay that fresh from the manufacurer the legs were 3/4 inches different in length and just my luck I had measured the short one………..

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      Mar 10, 2011, 02.08 PMby cweeks

      WOW! That is a really good pint I have never run across that issue!

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    Mar 9, 2011, 04.29 AMby akasha01

    Wonderful, my jeans always drag on the the floor. Now I know how to hem them. Thanks!

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