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How can I tell what kind of denim this is
copy a pair of jeans
gmaz
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Date: 5/21/12 7:51 PM

I can't stand the thought of losing this pair of Jeans, I LOVE they way they fit, but they are starting to look a little ragged. I have been studying some methods to copy them and am confident I can handle that, but a big part of these pants is the fabric. It hangs just right and never needs ironing. Always looks like what I would call "dress jeans' Joannes sells their denim with both a fabric content and a weight description ( 8oz-12 oz). These pants do not seem to be that heavy denim that you would associate with working jeans, they have a much nicer feel, not so rough. But they are not light weigh either. I know the fabric content( 70% cotton, 28% poly and 2% spandex), but what else do I need to look for?
Courtney Ostaff
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Date: 5/21/12 8:57 PM

These links might be helpful:

measuring denim

Denim Weight
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