How to add extra length to your short jeans {4 easy ways}

Last Updated on February 20, 2022 by Sarina

If you want to add extra length to your jeans for whatever reason, at first you may think it will not look alright. But there are workarounds to this. Here are the solutions.

Adding length to jeans


Different ways to add additional length to short jeans

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Add extra length at the hem as a cuff

How to add extra length to your short jeans {4 easy ways}

If you want to sew a cuff like this to add length to your jeans, Checkout this post on How to add cuffs to pants and jeans.

Add extra length at the hem as a contrast band

How to add extra length to your short jeans {4 easy ways}

To add a contrast band at the end of your jeans, decide on the length you need. Double this and add 1 inch as seam allowance. 

Add this to the hem – First, cut off the hem edge of your jeans. To stitch this, first sew the fabric into a tube by joining the short ends. Fold this by the middle and then, keeping the two edges together, join this to the hem of the jeans.

Add extra length as patchwork

How to add extra length to your short jeans {4 easy ways}

If you add a patchwork piece to your jeans diagonally, you can increase the height. The added fabric ought to be the same weight as the denim. It is better if it is denim of the same weight and color. Make sure that the seams match.

How to add extra length to your short jeans {4 easy ways}

Add trims to the hem

How to add extra length to your short jeans {4 easy ways}

Checkout this post on adding trims to fabric.

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How to add extra length to your short jeans {4 easy ways}

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