How to Shorten Jeans Preserving Original Hem
Added Feb 28, 2013
Then press the fold nice and flat in the direction of the waist of the jeans. Sew a few stitches at the side seams to hold the fold in place and out of the way of the hem. Because the cuff is sewn in place so close to the original hem, there is a seam there, but it is not very noticeable.