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There is a way to hem jeans that preserves the original stitching. In my area it is called a "special hem", and costs a lot extra if the store or a seamstress does it. I Googled "hemming jeans like a pro" and found several tutorials. It is really easy and doesn't take long at all. I used a sewing machine, but you can do it by hand if you don't have one. Not only is the original stitching saved, but you do not cut any excess fabric away, which is a big help if you are going to pass the jeans on and the next person is taller.
Total Time: About 1/2 hour, including measuring the pants.
Thanks! Funny coincidence...the jeans I need to them look exactly like yours! Lol
Brilliant Tip being a shorty myself I have to alter hems so will try this next time Thankyou
This is how I always hem all of our pants! I do it by hand, never with a machine. It is an easy thing to do while watching tv or a movie. I have heard it called a Euro Hem.
The only drawback is that if the pants are washed a lot, there will be a faded line on the fabric if theyre ever let back out. They might not be suitable for wear by a taller person. They could be used for a denim rug though.