Originally Posted by mlyngard
Hmmm. I'd say an inch across (2" circumference) is an insane amount to taper and then to expect that the jeans will still have a good silhouette. 1/2" across is about as much as you might be able to get away with. I'd offer that you'd be better off selling/abandoning those and buy a new pair. Or try it and see, since they can be let out again.
Full vintage legs are better off cuffed in that situation, IMO.
Yea I can just cuff them if they don't turn out how I want them to. I don't mind cuffing jeans and it would look pretty good with this pair, I just wanted to experiment a little. And like you said, they can always be let out again.