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11 Tips For Hemming Your Jeans

After you've found your perfect pair of jeans, Hemming can be the final step to securing a perfect fit. Check out some tips for hemming your jeans:   Wash your jeans before you take them to be hemmed. Jeans do shrink and you don't want them to be too short post-hem and wash. Always be sure to wear the shoes you'll be wearing most frequently with your jeans. If you've purchase a pair of trouser jeans for the office and will be wearing them with heels, bring the heels! If you swear by flats, bring your favorite pair. Be sure to consult with a tailor... read more

How To Wash Dry Raw Denim

To wash your Dry / Raw Denim, follow these instructions for a lasting hue:   Don't wash more than 1 to 3 times per year. Hand-wash your Denim with Woolite Dark or other detergent for dark and delicate clothing. Always wash them inside-out to preserve their color. Always wash in COLD water. Warm water could lead to fading! If you must use a washing machine, use a wash cycle with the lowest temperature and agitation possible. Always air dry your Denim to preserve their shape.     Note: Soaking with... read more

How To Wash Designer Jeans

      Here is a suggestion for washing your designer jeans   Turn your jeans inside out Wash on cold Dry on low for 5 or so minutes. Just long enough so they are not sopping wet, and to dewrinkle a little. Then hang to dry. read more

How To Keep Your Denim From Fading

    Designer Denim can be an investment and you want it to last as long as possible. Fading can make a pair of jeans look a lot older than it really is.     The number one tip to keep your jeans looking new is to dry clean them. However for daily wear, this can get costly.    Cutting down on the frequency of washing is a great start. You can put them in the dryer for a couple of minutes on a "fluff or air" cycle to freshen them.   When you do wash them here are some tips to follow:   Always follow the label care tag, as sometimes it gives... read more

How To Remove Glue Stains

  • by DaveTeam DenimBlog

Removing glue stains from your jeans guide: 2 do-it-yourself methods Method 1 (for cotton/cotton blends and linen stained with glue): What you'll need: 1) 1 quart warm water 2) 1/2 teaspoon liquid dishwashing or laundry detergent 3) Clear isopropyl alcohol (minimum 70% solution; 90% denatured alcohol can also be used) 4) Sponge 5) toothbrush 6) Enzyme presoak* (you may or may not need this). * Enzyme presoak solutions become inactive in storage, so use it as soon as possible. Method 1 Steps: 1) Soak hem in a solution of 1 quart warm water and 1/2 teaspoon of... read more

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