July 2016 Monki DIY

The hem roll out

We all have that pair of jeans; you love ‘em but … maybe they’re just-a-little-on-the-short-side, maybe you’ve just had them a while. Or maybe you want to customize your new Monki jeans in a simple and stylish way.

If so babe, the hem roll out from Monki’s denim dept. concept designer Alex, is just for you.

You will need:
  • Sharp scissors
    An iron
    Jeans: any Monki jeans will do, a mid to light wash will give you the best effect. We’ve chosen Mocki

  • Step 1: Cut them

    Carefully unpick the hem seam. Be patient, it’s tricky, small sharp scissors are best.

    Step 2: Roll them out

    Roll out the hem.

    Step 3: Iron them Iron the hem flat.

    Step 4: Wear them

    Ta-dah! You’re now the proud owner of srsly simple and srsly stylish customised jeans. Jeanious!
    P.S. According to wrap.org.uk, ‘An estimated £140 million worth (350,000 tonnes) of used clothing goes to landfill in the UK every year.’ So it’s cool to be kind to the world and customize your jeans!

    See the other Jeanious hacks
    The uneven hem,
    The fringed hem,
    The patched jacket,
    The stitch of love,
    The pocketless and
    How to unwash

    See all the Jeanious hacks on Pinterest