You’ll need: pair of jeans, fancy fabric use brights, textured, prints and even home dec material, pins and sewing machine.


First measure from the hip just below the knee, cut the jeans at that point and be sure to save your scraps; we’ll use these to measure the fabric added to the bottom of the jeans.

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Fold your fancy fabric in half, lay the denim scraps on top of of it and measure the width based on the width of the knee. The length can very depending on how long and wide you want your new pants.


Sew the length of the fancy fabric


Turn inside out and pin right sides together at the knee.

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Sew around the knee.

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Pull the fancy fabric right side out and down away from the denim.

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And there you have it, updated denim and jeans that look like they walked off the pages of a fashion magazine.


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