How to Hem Jeans with Kick Tape
Here is the simple and easy way how to hem jeans on sewing machine using the trouser kick tape.
How to mend a hem of your frayed jeans without shortening the lenght of a jeans? I offer the way of hemming jeans that allows you to keep the length of the jeans.
For this way of hemming is needed a special tape that is used for hemming men's trousers. This tape is named a kick tape. Using this strip which is for hem the trouser we will to add it to the frayed edge of a jeans.
You will need the trouser kick tape about 1 meter and one spool of thread for finishing line of jeans.
Cut bottom of jeans as possible closer to the frayed edges. Make the marks above this line about 1cm and draw new line around the leg.
This tape will be sewn in two lines.
Now start to make first stitching line, so that the cut edge of jeans was hidden under tape.
At the end of sewing you need fold the edge of tape into the leg and stitch it, as shown.
It is time to use the iron.
Fold the strip to the wrong side a jeans leg and press it.
Note that the tape must be go a little lower along the edge of the jeans fabric on 1 mm.
This edge of kick tape will be protect the hem jeans from wearing out. But at the same time, the tape should be no noticeable.
Now you need to make the second decorative line on the wrong side of a jeans leg. At the same time this line will be attach this tape to the jeans fabric.
Using such method your can renew the frayed jeans edge. But you need know that hem with tape is used in men's or boy's jeans only.
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