Are you interested in making your own Jeans that fit First we will take your measurements* Secondly, we alter the Pattern** Thirdly, you sew a muslin. Next, we check the fit and apply the alterations to the pattern.Then the construction starts.
Classes are set in 2 hour blocks of time. Sewing machines and sergers are available touse or bring your own.
*In the first class after taking your measurements, you will practice the alterations on the 1/4 and 1/3 scale patterns. Fabric types will be discussed and their preparation. NO SUPPLIES ARE NEEDED FOR THE FIRST CLASS.
Buy 2 patterns, one for stretch woven jeans and one for woven jeans. Bring these to the second class, along with the fabric to make your sample jeans. This is called a muslin. Select fabrics similar in weight, stretch and/or non-stretch to you final jeans fabric. They may possibly turned into a wearable muslin if the fit is close so pre-shrink the fabric.
Advanced beginner, little sewing experience
Sewing machine, serger, pattern paper, scotch tape, cutting mats, irons available for the student's use.
Fabric, thread, patterns. Buy 2 of either Simplicity 8222 or Simplicity 8516 patterns.