How do I shrink a few pair of really cute jeans following a 20lb weight lost?
By ryanrenee from Merced, CA
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By Grandma J 10/16/2010
The shrinkage usually is within the first couple wash and dry's. Congrats on the weight loss. Don't know of anything professional outside out sewing them smaller. Which is a pain and could cost you as much as the average pair of pants.
By xintexas 10/16/2010
Jeans usually shrink in lenght and very little in the waistband.Just follow louel53 advise. The waist band has to be removed and cut down and so do the jeans. You would be cheaper off buying new cute jeans.
By Louise B. 10/16/2010
I think you should get them altered by a seamstress. That is a pretty large amount to shrink something. And shrinking is not a process you can control. They are more likely to shrink in length and not around the waist.
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Hi everybody! I bought a pair of adorable dark denim capris on eBay and got and tried them on today. Only one problem. The tag says 3, but they are 3 inches too big around the waist for me. Is there any way I can shrink them? I do it unintentionally all the time, but hell if I know how when I want to. Thanks for you help. Love you all, no kidding.
By Bert in OR
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