Next, take the shirt and sew it to the top of your jeans. This is best done when a zig zag sewing pattern is utilized. This will give you the strongest quality and least chance of it ripping. We are now one step closer in knowing how to make maternity jeans.
When you have your shirt sewed to the jeans, you need to make sure that you pull it all the way up on your belly and try it on. Mark off about 2 inches down from the top of where you want it to sit on your belly. This will allow you to cut off any additional fabric, or add an elastic band as well.
If you want to add an elastic band, simply just fold down the top of the shirt over the elastic band and sew in the elastic. This will help your jeans from falling down.
Hopefully these tips have helped you know how to make maternity jeans. Now you don’t have to spend tons of money at the mall. You can simply make your own jeans!