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Introdução

Do you have pants that need hemming but don't have a sewing machine to do it? Use this guide to help you hem any type of pants without using a sewing machine.

Peças

  1. How to Hem Pants by Hand-Sewing, How to Hem Pants by Hand-Sewing: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Wear the pants and fold the hem up until you get your desired length.

  2. How to Hem Pants by Hand-Sewing: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the pants, making sure that the folded hem remains fixed.

    • Lay the pants down on a table and measure the length from the original hem to the folded edge.

    • Make sure to take note of all of your measurements.

  3. How to Hem Pants by Hand-Sewing: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the pants inside out, and unfold the folded edge.

    • Starting from the original hem, measure out the length of what will be your new hem.

    • The length you will need for this step would be the length you measured out from the previous step.

    • Using your fabric marker, draw a line marking where your new hem would be.

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    • Starting from the line you just created, measure out 1 inch and mark with a line.

  5. How to Hem Pants by Hand-Sewing: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Using the 1 inch line as your guide, cut off the extra fabric.

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    • Fold the raw edge up to the new hem line.

    • Fold it again along the new hem line, so that the raw edge is now inside the fold.

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    • Place a sewing pin parallel to the fold to make sure that the fold stays in place.

    • Fold and pin all the way around to create your new hem.

  8. How to Hem Pants by Hand-Sewing: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Have your needle threaded and ready to go.

    • Sew the fold close to create a new hem; try to keep your stitches small and even.

    • White thread was used instead of black to make the stitches more evident in the pictures.

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    • Once you're done stitching, tie off the thread by creating a knot towards the end of the string.

    • Cut off the excess string above the knot.

    • Remove all of the sewing pins.

    • Repeat steps 3 to 8 for the other pant leg using the same measurements, and then you're officially done!

Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Thank you for this guide! The only thing I am uncertain about is how determine a good length for the pants. I read in another guide that it would be good to measure with shoes on. So that the pant leg grazes the shoe. Can you recommend the same?

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