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Blueprints to Blue Jeans
Instructor: Jennifer Stern
Jennifer Stern

Sewing your own Jeans is easier than you think. Join me as I take you step-by-step through the process of fitting, cutting, constructing and finishing your new favorite pair of jeans! I'll start by reviewing how to work with denim and which notions and tools will help you get professional results. Then learn how to adjust your pattern for a great fit. Discover how to make room to sit down in your jeans as well has how to get the waistband to sit where you want it to. After you've achieved a great fit, see how easy it is to add style to your jeans by changing the shape of the front pocket or adding flare at the hem! Finish off your jeans with beltloops and neat buttonhole.

  • Lesson 1. Overview of denim, threads, needles, notions and tools to get professional results.
  • Lesson 2. How to adjust the rise on your jeans.
  • Lesson 3. How to create more "sitting room" by adjusting the back crotch seam.
  • Lesson 4. How to adjust the waistband and yoke so it doesn't gap in the back.
  • Lesson 5. How to lengthen or shorten the legs.
  • Lesson 6. How to add room where you need it (and still keep the side seam straight).
  • Lesson 7. How to change the shape of the front pockets
  • Lesson 8. How to Add or remove flare from the hem
  • Lesson 9. How to topstitch your jeans
  • Lesson 10. How to construct the front pockets
  • Lesson 11. How to construct the front fly zipper
  • Lesson 12. How to construct the waistband
  • Lesson 13. How to sew on belt loops and tips for buttonholes

Required: Jeans Pattern of your choice. We recommend JStern Womens Jeans and JStern Misses Jeans

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