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-Denim (we used Levi's Slight Curve Slim Jeans for a more tailored look)
Step 1: Start with ironed jeans to make sure the length is accurate. Try 'em on to triple-check the length and decide where you want to cut and fray.
Step 2: Use chalk to mark the new length of your jeans (you'll cut here before fraying the new hem).
Step 3: Using fabric scissors, cut straight across the chalk line you just drew. This will create a new, raw edge.
Step 4: Look at the fabric up close. You'll see there are threads weaving both vertically and horizontally. (It may be easier to see this by folding up the new hem.) Using a seam ripper or tweezers, begin to pull out threads that run horizontally across the denim.