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x Copy & Make a Pattern from Your Favorite Jeans

Bring in a pair of jeans you would love to copy and make a pattern from it.  The jeans should fit well as is and you want to make more like them out of different fabrics.

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
You need to have made several garments prior to this class.
Materials Included:
Pencil, carbon paper, dual tracing wheel
A pair of jeans you wish to copy. Bring in enough muslin or plain fabric, like a used sheet, that will be cut into pattern pieces. Straight pins. Tip- if you plan to copy jeans with stretch, the fabric you will be making up your jeans will need to stretch too.
Instructor Name:
Ryliss Bod
Instructor Bio:
Ryliss Bod is the Founder and Director of the Sewing & Design School and has extensive experience teaching Fashion Construction and Design at a Washington State Technical College. She instructed courses for both continuing education and career training in all levels of sewing construction, home d?cor construction, fashion accessory construction, fashion design, fitting & pattern alterations, pattern-making, textiles, history of fashion and quilting.

She received her teaching degree in K-12 grades and studied art, clothing and textiles at Central Washington University, pattern-making and CAD at Gerber Technology, fashion design at the Paris Fashion Institute, pattern-making and construction techniques with Kenneth D. King and countless others.

Throughout her career she developed workshops and fashion shows, hired instructors and conducted fashion and fabric shopping field trips to Portland, San Francisco and New York. Ryliss has been a Contributing Editor at Sew News Magazine, Threads Magazine, judge for the 2014 RAGS Benefit, Make it With Wool and the Washington State 4-H Dress Revue and host of Instagram's Sew Photo Challenge #sewApril2017 through #sewapril2021. She may be contacted at

x Copy & Make a Pattern from Your Favorite Jeans

$ 75.00