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« on: April 03, 2006 12:45:45 PM »

How do you resize the legs of jeans  Huh  because my hips are wide so i always have to buy jeans that are too big in the leg and i wanna learn how to fix it....can you just stich up the outter side...do you need a denim stregth thread? is there such a thing?? hhahaha
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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2006 02:34:47 PM »

You can do two things depending on how your jeans are constructed.  You can take in the inside seam if the seam doesn't have that overlapping thing going on.  If you have the overlapping thing going on, you can take the seam apart and stitch from there.  I think that should work!  I haven't had to take in a lot of pants legs since my upper thighs are so big!

You'll also want to use a denim needle for your machine and jeans thread.  It's a thicker heavier duty thread that won't pop open when you wear your pants.
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