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Shorten Cargo pants by 1 1/2"

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    Profile photo of HALI MUNDYHALI MUNDY @HaliMundy

    I am making size 12-18 M . I Need to shorten the pants by 1 1/2″.
    Would it be best to just take up a bigger hem. Or would it be better to shorten bottom front and back pieces somewhere in the middle, making them shorter to begin with? Does it matter?
    Thanks

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    Profile photo of EnbeeEnbee @Enbee

    I’ve done this in the smaller sizes. Someone on here advised me that it would probably be better to take some of the length off of each piece. What I ended up doing was to trace each piece with the width of the size I wanted, but the length of one size down. That worked out pretty well.

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