Reader Pickles: "How Do You Hem Flares Without Losing The Flare?"

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Julie from Chicago has a fashion pickle she needs solved: "I've got a sewing machine and am pretty good about DIY-tailoring jobs, but this one has been eluding me. How do you get bellbottoms hemmed without losing the flare!? I'm pretty short, so when I try to hem them, flares just become strange and trumpet-looking, or lose the flare entirely. Help! Is it impossible? (Picture of the pants in question, attached!)"
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