Sometimes you see a fabulous pair of pants, and when you go to try them on they are just….awful. That’s what happened when I stumbled across these floral bottoms. The print was awesome, but the fit was terrible. That’s when I decided to MAKE IT WORK. With just a simple adjustment down the side seam, I turned these dumpy pants into an awesome pair of skinnies. Here’s how…
Skinny Pants DIY
When I saw these awesome pants at Target, I simply had to pick them up. But when I got home to try them on, the results were not pretty. Now I could have just returned them and saved myself the $27. But every time I thought about doing that it made me so sad, I just love, love, loved these pants. The fabric was just too awesome!
That’s when I decided a quick alteration is what was called for. Turning these pants from frumpy flower trousers, to a nice slim fitting pant. And it couldn’t have been simpler. The key to a fitting like this is using a nice stretch fabric. These pants had a really nice stretch to them, which allows for me to squeeze them on.
Once you have determined if your pants have this horizontal stretch (at least 30%), all you need to do is: