Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Gaping Waistband

Hello Refashion Co-op. I wanted some new black jeans. My current pair of black jeans was very old and faded. I was really motivated to  make these jeans I found at a clothes swap fit well.


 I hate when jeans fit everywhere but the waistband hangs open in the back, or the front.
 

 I took the sides in a little. That helped but didn't fix the whole fit problem.


To fix jeans like this I like to make 2 tucks in the back of the jeans, right at the waistband and tapering down into the pockets. The pocket help hide the tucks themselves and any imperfections in the tucks.


I don't alter the pockets I just make a tuck behind the pockets. It's fast and easy.


I was happier and more comfortable with these jeans now that they fit so much better. 


Thanks for reading along, for more details and pictures go to I Can Work With That.

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