I did it, no more gap in the back of my jeans!

Altering jeans

Dritz Curved Blade Seam Ripper ripping out stitches in RTW jeans

I finally took the plunge and altered my 14 dollar denim from Old Navy. I don’t know why  all their denim leaves a gap in my derrière area but it’s just unsightly. I used my new Organ Sewing Machine Needles my mother sent me (I think mine are sz 16) and then found out I was out of the yellow jeans thread, but plugged along without it. I added two small darts under the waistband, then took in the waistband under the center back belt loop (that I had also ripped off) just to hide it. They fit so much better, and without a before wear picture and because I don’t really want to take a picture of my butt you will have to take my word for it.

Go out and make that ready to wear work for you!

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One thought on “I did it, no more gap in the back of my jeans!

  1. MAY ROSE SEWING says:

    Ahhhh Ha! Darts! That would do it. I always wondered what on earth to do with this problem. Thank you for sharing your courage and knowledge…it is a hard thing to tear into jeans. I’m not sure I would be brave enough to fix all my pants that do this, but maybe it’s time I try…

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