How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape

Here you will find a way how to prevent wear and tear of mens trousers. Learn how to hem pants with trouser kick tape.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 1

Trouser kick tape is special polyester or cotton tape that is used for hemming of mens trousers.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 2

Before you sew a tape, you need to draw the hem line of your trousers.
The standard width of the hem of the men's trousers is 4-5 cm.
The line needs marked on the front side of the trousers fabric.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 3

Now start to attatch the tape along marked line.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 4

This tape is sewn by 2 stitching lines, make first along the bottom edge of tape.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 5

Now you can stitch top part.
I used a non-matching tape and fabric for better view.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 6

Note: the bottom edge of tape need to sew very accurate. The distance from the edge should be 1 mm.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 7

This tape is sewn fully and now you need fold the hem.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 8

The hem of the edge of fabric of the trousers must be sewn using one of the methods.
See here: Learning how to hem your own pants and skirts.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 9

So, the ridge should peep out for 1 mm (1/24 inch).

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 10

The hem need pressed using steam iron.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 11

This is how the hem with kick tape on the wrong and front sides of the trousers looks.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape, step 12

This way of protecting a hem from wearing out is mainly used in men's pants. Such method you can use for hemming jeans also.
This trouser kick tape tape is available in several colors.

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