AUTOPLAY
Turn Ugly Sweatpants Into Stylish Joggers
12 steps
Hello!
Find sweatpants that have a drawstring at the waist and are long enough in length
1. Find sweatpants that have a drawstring at the waist and are long enough in length
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Turn your sweats inside out and put them on. Get your pins ready!
2. Turn your sweats inside out and put them on. Get your pins ready!
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Pin along the inner seam of one leg, tapering it to fit your size
3. Pin along the inner seam of one leg, tapering it to fit your size
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Take off the pants and lay them flat. Using chalk, draw a smooth line along your pins.
4. Take off the pants and lay them flat. Using chalk, draw a smooth line along your pins.
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Take out the pins, and make sure the pants are laying completely flat. Re-pin along the chalk line
5. Take out the pins, and make sure the pants are laying completely flat. Re-pin along the chalk line
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Pin the ankles so the pant fits snugly, but not too snug to where you can’t get in and out
6. Pin the ankles so the pant fits snugly, but not too snug to where you can’t get in and out
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Cut along the chalk line, leaving 1-2” allowance just in case!
7. Cut along the chalk line, leaving 1-2” allowance just in case!
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Fold the pants in half and use the leg we just cut as a guide for the other leg. Trim and pin!
8. Fold the pants in half and use the leg we just cut as a guide for the other leg. Trim and pin!
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Using a straight stitch, sew your pants where pinned
9. Using a straight stitch, sew your pants where pinned
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Try the pants on to make sure you like the fit. Make any adjustments necessary
10. Try the pants on to make sure you like the fit. Make any adjustments necessary
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If you like the fit, trim off the excess and/or finish the seam with a serger or zig zag stitch
11. If you like the fit, trim off the excess and/or finish the seam with a serger or zig zag stitch
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And you’re ready to style! I paired my joggers with sneakers and a leather jacket
12. And you’re ready to style! I paired my joggers with sneakers and a leather jacket
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Thanks!