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Old 10-19-2011, 03:51 PM
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Should I shorten the hem or roll it up?

Hey guys and gals,

I have a closet full of unhemmed jeans and my failed experiment trying to sew things correctly ended with disastrous results. So my only options are to get all of these cut to my height (about a 31-32") or to just roll them up.

So what do you think would be a better or more versatile option? I usually wear either Chucks or driving shoes. If you have an example on how to roll up jeans correctly, I would like to see it!

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Old 10-19-2011, 05:16 PM
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depends on the jeans IMO. I only like rolling up skinny/straight jeans. I think bootcut looks weird cuffed. were you just gonna chop off the excess length and then leave them as a raw hem? LOL cause I think you should probably go get them professionally done. A more versatile option would be to get the Euro hem, which is where they keep the original hem and the excess material is sewed up on the inside, that way if you wanted to sell them, you could take the hem out and still have it full length. HTH!
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Old 10-19-2011, 05:17 PM
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why don't you take them to a tailor and have them hemmed correctly? Or you can read the stickies on how to hem jeans...http://www.authenticforum.com/rules-...g-machine.html
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Old 10-19-2011, 06:18 PM
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Here is a good video for rolling and stuffing Dojos into boots

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eseA...layer_embedded
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Old 10-19-2011, 06:26 PM
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Here is a good video for rolling and stuffing Dojos into boots

tucking dojos into boots - YouTube
Oh hahaha, thanks for the tip...but I have lots of other brands uncut jeans. Just looking for tips on whether or not to do the hem or rollup.

I have other jeans w/ the Euro hem...cept that I must have grown an inch within the last couple years because they seem a bit short now.
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I'm a huge fan of cuffed and rolled jeans, here's some good examples







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Old 11-30-2011, 06:20 PM
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of course roll up.... feel more fashion~~~~~
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Old 12-20-2011, 05:24 PM
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Does it really look that horrible to have the extra stacking?

I guess original hem is the best solution if you want to do it without the roll, but you can pull off the roll with most solid color jeans..

The only time I roll up my pants is when I'm wearing dry denim and don't want the dye to wash off on my shoes. I just don't think it looks that great, much prefer stacking.
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