This course is suitable for the next stage or intermediate sewer and will cover everything required to make a pair of professional looking, great fitting jeans.
Day 1 you will be going through the pattern, taking measurements and choosing the correct size for you. We will be cutting your toile fabric and sewing it together and getting the fit just right, making any adjustments needed. We may also be sednign you home with homework so that we can complete the jeans on day 2.
Day 2 will be sewing together the final pair of jeans. Learning all the technical skills that go with jeans sewing. All these skills are listed below.
The patterns covered in this class are
Closet Case Ginger Jeans - With a modern and flattering cut, Ginger Jeans are the daily staple you’ll reach for again and again. View A features a comfortable low rise with narrow stovepipe legs. View B is sexy and high-waisted with skinny legs and a tummy-slimming pocket stay. Engineered to be as flattering as possible, Ginger Jeans feature subtly shaped back pockets to highlight the curve of the bum, slimming side seams and a higher back rise to prevent peekabooty. Designed for stretch denim, Ginger Jeans will hug you in all the right places.
Closet Case Morgan Jeans - Meet Morgan, slim boyfriend jeans designed for non-stretch & selvedge denim. Inspired by old school denim style but with a fresh, modern cut, Morgan Jeans are engineered to flatter. Featuring a mid-rise, traditional five pocket construction, contoured waistband, tapered leg and button fly, Morgan fits snugly through the hip but relaxes and conforms to your curves with a little wear (size up for a slouchier, more casual fit). Choose between a regular or cropped inseam, and add an optional leather waistband patch.
Cashmerette Ames Jeans - Make a date with denim in the classic and versatile Ames Jeans. These 5-pocket wardrobe essentials are the real deal, with features like rivets, belt loops and a fly front. When it comes to jeans, perfect fit is a must. Get the look you love tailored for apple or pear shapes, with two leg options - skinny or straight. Hold the style together with a high rise and pocket stay for secret smooth shaping.
On the course you will learn:
How to measure yourself and pick the correct size
How to cut and mark your fabric
How to use a toile to check and correct the fit
How to make the required adjustments on your pattern
How to sew patch and slash pockets
How to sew beautifully straight topstitching
How to insert a fly front zip
How to construct flat felled seams
How to attach the hardware for a professional finish.
What you will need:
The pattern – choose which style of jeans you want to make, I can get the pattern in for you, please let me know when you book which pattern you would like. The price will vary depending on the pattern
The fabric – each pattern will require a different type of denim, once you have booked and chosen your pattern we will email you a checklist for what you will need.
The hardware – we will have hardware sets you can purchase as extra and the list of what you will need will also be on the tick-list.
A comprehensive check list will be emailed to you once you have booked on and chosen your pattern.
Next Stage Confident Beginner and intermediate
You must have sewn a few garments before, be happy using a pattern and ready for a challenge
Duration: 16 hours
Please note we try to calculate how long a workshop will be and plan to finish each garment in the allocated time but this isn’t always possible, If you are unable to finish in the workshop time we will make sure you are confident with your garment to be finished at home.
We need a minimum of 5 people for this workshop go ahead, if this number isn’t achieved by one week before we will be contacting you with an alternative date, if you are unable to re-schedule we offer a full refund.
Why not see if a friend wants to join you and get 10% off both your workshops when booked together. Use code Twotogether when booking