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long? LALALALA No problem. Hem your own jeans for the perfect fit. [ ] This guide will show you how to hem or shorten your jeans while keeping the original hem or cuff, and includes instructions on how to restore the original length at the end, which is perfect from growing kids. [ ] You'll need a sewing machine and thread that matches the color of your jeans. You'll want to put a heavy-duty or denim needle in your sewing machine before you get started. [ ] Don't know how to use a sewing machine? No sweat. This guide only requires a simple straight stitch—and we've got [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Sew+a+Straight+Seam/10216|a guide for that|new_window=true]. Check out our [https://www.ifixit.com/Device/Basic_Sewing|Basic Sewing section] for more information. [ ] For help with sewing terms, check out our [https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Sewing_Glossary|Sewing Glossary|new_window=true].
long? LALALALA No problem. Hem your own jeans for the perfect fit. [ ] This guide will show you how to hem or shorten your jeans while keeping the original hem or cuff, and includes instructions on how to restore the original length at the end, which is perfect from growing kids. [ ] You'll need a sewing machine and thread that matches the color of your jeans. You'll want to put a heavy-duty or denim needle in your sewing machine before you get started. [ ] Don't know how to use a sewing machine? No sweat. This guide only requires a simple straight stitch—and we've got [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Sew+a+Straight+Seam/10216|a guide for that|new_window=true]. Check out our [https://www.ifixit.com/Device/Basic_Sewing|Basic Sewing section] for more information. [ ] For help with sewing terms, check out our [https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Sewing_Glossary|Sewing Glossary|new_window=true].