Hemming dry denim?

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  1. cnred

    cnred New Member

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    I just got my Nudies in the mail! :wiggle: except that they are too long, and i dont like cuffing my jeans. i am afraid to get them hemmed because eventually when they are washed they are going to shrink and i dont want them to end up too short! what should i do?
     
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    quid I Piss Excellence OT Supporter

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    stacks... duh.
     
  3. sweetcheeks

    sweetcheeks Patron Saint of Quality Footwear

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    which cut are they? How long is too long? Straighter/slim cuts look great uncuffed and stacked.

    Realize that they will shrink about 1-2" after a wash. You can minimize the shrinkage by stretching them while still wet though. I had my Ralf's hemmed from a 34" to a 32", and after a wash and bit of stretching, the inseam measures 30.5". Perfect for me.
     
  4. cnred

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    ya mine are a 34" and i usually wear about a 30", i was thinking of doing mine to about a 32" that way when they do shrink they will be about perfect or just slightly too long at worst.
     
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    ~stangzorized~ New Member

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    get them tappered if need be
     
  6. ihaveanevilplan

    ihaveanevilplan Everybody wake up, wake up, it's time to get down Moderator

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    mine shrank about 1.5" after wash
     
  7. NightyNight

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    what is stacked?
     
  8. Bouwnt

    Bouwnt choppa choppaaa

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    well if they're not hemmed, and not cuffed... there's pretty much only one other way to look at it...

    A+ thread, how tall are you cnred?
     
  9. DEF

    DEF #ringsbeforeall

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    denim bunching up at the hem
     
  10. Bouwnt

    Bouwnt choppa choppaaa

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    is that like stacking?
     
  11. cnred

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    im about 5' 11" or so. im going to go talk to the lady that does my usual hemming tomorrow.
     
  12. EE CUMMINGS

    EE CUMMINGS aka RobHuang

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  13. EE CUMMINGS

    EE CUMMINGS aka RobHuang

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    which cut did you get
     
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    Bruised Lee John Kune Do, puncher of faces

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    you can also do a hot soak to shrink then hem after wards.
     

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