High-End Hack: Pearl Hem Pant Tutorial
Pearl Hem Pants
Embellished denim is everywhere and adorned with everything, including pearls, gems and embroidery. Begin with a pair of ready-made jeans and easily create your own designer denim without breaking the bank.
Follow these simple step-by-step photos to create your own designer worthy denim!
-Pair of jeans
-Beading thread (size D)
-Size 10/13 hand beading needles
-Pearl beads (approximately 25 for each leg)
1. Pull Thread Taut
2. Double Thread Needle
3. Start Inside Pant Leg
4. Thread Back Through
5. Thread For Second Pearl
6. Hold Pearl and Pull Taut
7. Tier 1, Repeat to Change Pearl Size and Color
8. Second Tier
9. Third Tier
10. Fourth and Final Tier
11. Tie Off Inside Pant Leg
12. Double Overhand Knot
13. Secure Knot
14. Cut Thread Tail
15. Turn Pant Leg Inside Out
16. Cut Interfacing Square to Cover Threaded Area
17. Steam Interfacing to Pant Leg
18. Secure Interfacing
19. Turn Right Side Out
20. Repeat on Remaining Pant Leg
Find styling tips and outfit ideas on the next High-End Hack: Pearl Hem Pants blog.
For more in-depth instructions pick up the February/March 2018 issue of Sew News and check out the High-End Hack column.
-Jessica Ziebarth, Assistant Editor
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