Elastic Waist Pants or Shorts Tutorial - Blessings Overflowing
20. Hem the shorts by sewing around the bottom of each leg opening. (You created the hem in steps 11 & 12.) I often sew on the right side of the shorts or pants so that I make sure the hem is even, but you can sew on either side using a 5/8 or 3/4 inch hem. If all went well you should now have a pair of custom made shorts or pants.