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Can these jeans be re-altered and still look normal?

A friend of mine gave me a couple of pairs of new "Gap 1969 Long & Lean" boot-cut jeans that she got altered before she decided they didn't really fit. She's an inch or two or more than two shorter than I am. I'm wondering if I could get them re-altered into a straight-leg (or maybe slightly tapered?) cut that I can roll up a little, but I don't know anything about sewing. [more inside]
posted by Room 641-A on Oct 22, 2013 - 14 answers

Does it make sense to get a sewing machine for jeans alterations?

How realistic is it to learn to do my own alterations, specifically to jeans and other pants? My pants usually need alterations to fit right -- hemming and taking in the waist -- and I am tired of paying to alter every pair I buy, especially since my weight fluctuates so the alteration doesn't usually stay perfect for long. [more inside]
posted by fingersandtoes on Mar 9, 2011 - 14 answers

Looking for sewing notions supplier.

I'm looking for a supplier of sewing notions. [more inside]
posted by wwartorff on Sep 21, 2010 - 6 answers

I ripped my pre-ripped jeans... oops?

So I have these pre-ripped jeans. But, then I actually ripped them. What now? [more inside]
posted by Jacen Solo on Oct 5, 2009 - 7 answers

DenimFilter: Help me patch my trendy jeans.

DenimFilter: Help me patch the hole over the knee in my trendy designer jeans. [more inside]
posted by nayten on Oct 7, 2008 - 13 answers

One of these things is not like the other...

Has anyone else ever encountered jeans with one "misaligned" leg (i.e., the seams seem to twist around)? What's this all about? [more inside]
posted by anonymous78 on Mar 9, 2008 - 17 answers

My jeans NEED to have rhinestones on them

I have a pair of jeans. It is a normal pair of jeans. I would like to have a line of rhinestones going along the outseam on either leg. What's the best method? [more inside]
posted by SampleSize on Dec 26, 2006 - 10 answers

How can I re-attach the jeans button?

Any seamstresses? How can I re-attach the button to my jeans? [more inside]
posted by maxreax on Mar 30, 2006 - 16 answers

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