Men's jeans are manufactured in many different styles, including the "boot cut." When you break in your favorite pair of jeans, going out to purchase a pair that will fit over your boots is out of the question. You want to be able to wear your favorite jeans with any type of shoes or boots. Altering your jeans with a slit at the end of each leg will change the design just enough to achieve the results you want.
Fold the bottom of each leg in to a 1-inch cuff, all the way around.
Use a fabric pencil to draw a vertical 1-inch line behind both the inside and outside seams on each leg. Drawing behind the seam will hide the finished cut. You can also use a washable marker or crayon to mark the seams.
Unfold the cuffs and turn your jeans inside out.
Use the marked seam line as a guide and use a pair of fabric scissors to cut the length of each mark. These cuts give your jeans the room needed to pull them over your boots.
How to Make Jorts
How to Cut a T-Shirt Into a Tank Top ...
How to Keep Your Pant Legs in Your Boots
How to Lengthen Dress Pants
How to Cut Skinny Jeans Into Cutoffs
How to Shrink Leather Boots
How To Make Baggy Jeans
How to Make Mens Moccasin Boots
How to Remove a Leather Tag From Levi's
How to Stretch Out Cutoffs
How to Make Chaps Out of Pants
How to Make Jorts
How to Remove an Odor From Shoes With ...
How to Fix Boots That Are Falling Down
How to Stretch out the Tops of Western ...
How to Narrow Wide Pants
How to Alter a Leather Belt
How to Make Stirrups for Jeans
The Easy Way to Remove Wrinkles From ...
Type of Cuts in Pants
- "99 Ways to Cut, Sew & Deck Out Your Denim"; Faith Blakeney et al.; March 2007
Based in Atlanta, Vivian Crosswhite has been writing for over 15 years, with work appearing on various websites. Crosswhite has been a writing coach for high-school students in the Atlanta area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing.