This class meets 3 times. Sunday August 11th, 18th, and 25th.
Sewing your own jeans can be a life changing experience. Never struggle through too small, badly lit fitting rooms again once you can make your perfect pair of jeans. This workshop will give you the confidence you need to embark on your jeans making journey.
In this class you will learn:
Tips to sew denim or heavy twill
How to make minor pants pattern adjustments and minor fit adjustments
Zip Fly or Button Fly construction
Western style pockets
Installing jeans buttons and rivets
Prior sewing experience is required to take this class. In addition to intermediate level sewing experience and confidence following patterns, please have basic pants/trousers sewing experience ie; pajamas, leggings, boxers.
Choose a Jeans pattern:
Ginger Jeans by Closet Case
Morgan Jeans by Closet Case
Ames Jeans by Cashmerette
Ash Jeans by Megan Nielsen
Dawn Jeans by Megan Nielsen
Heroine Jeans by Merchant & Mills
Quadra Jeans by Thread Theory
Fulford Jeans by Thread Theory
2-4 yds 8-14oz denim (depending on pattern requirement and fabric width)
5/8 yd pocketing fabric
For zip fly:
Metal teeth zipper (5"-9" depending on pattern requirement)
For button fly:
1 spool Gutermann Sew-All thread or 2 spools Gutermann recycled polyester
1 spool Topstitch thread
Jeans sewing needle pack
*Materials and supplies are NOT included in the price of the class. All materials are available to purchase at Bolt Fabric, either in store or online. Students will receive 10% off of supplies purchased at Bolt Fabric. Please purchase supplies in advance of the class, as it is necessary to pre-wash fabric to manufacturer’s specifications.
Due to space restrictions, fabric needs to be cut out at home before coming to the first class. If you do not have space at home you may utilize our Open Sew before coming to the first class.
** Please note that classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment. Learn more about this and all our policies here.