This is very easy. The difficult part is protecting your ripper and your sewing machine from the thick fabric.

The lucky pair of jeans that I reconstructed was this:

IMG_4675.jpg picture by miwiyam

I bought this more than five years ago. It’s large not because I lost weight. It doesn’t fit me well because when I was still an undergrad I had no idea how to buy a pair of jeans that hugged my legs in all the right places.


1. Measure your skirt length. IMG_4676.jpg picture by miwiyam

2. Cut. Do not forget hem allowances. IMG_4677.jpg picture by miwiyam

Read the rest of the tutorial HERE.