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 frayed jeans hem without shortening its lenght? I offer the way of hemming that allows you to keep the length of the jeans. For this way of hemming need special tape that named a kick tape. Using this strip hem the trouser, but we sew it to the bottom of jeans.
Prepare 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 to be sewn by 2 stitching lines.
Now start first stitching line so that the cut edge of the jeans was hidden under tape.
At the end of sewing you need fold the edge a tape and stitch it, as shown.
It is time to use the iron.
Fold the strip to the wrong side a jeans and press it.
You must take into account that tape should emerge from under the edge of the jeans 1 mm.
This bottom edge of kick tape will protect the hem jeans from wearing out. But at the same time, the tape should be no noticeable.
Now you need second stitching line on the wrong side a jeans, as shown. At the same time you can attach the tape to the jeans.
Note: Hemming with tape you can used in men's or boy's jeans only.
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