In this advanced class students will make either the Closet Case patterns Ginger Jeans or Cashmerette Ames Jeans over the course 3 sessions on a fun-filled jeans-making weekend. For Men, we also offer Thread Theory Quadro Jeans. Class will be begin on Friday 5:30-8:30 PM and continue Saturday and Sunday 11-5 PM. Gingers and Ames jeans have a skinny, flattering fit designed for stretch denim. Your instructor will be in touch after you sign up to offer fitting and pre-cutting advice.
In this class students will learn fitting tips and tricks to get the fit right, learn various seam finishes, learn to sew with a denim needle and thread, learn tidy topstitching, pocket assembly and proper placement, learning to sew a zip or button fly front, how to sew a neat waistband, how to apply rivets and hem your jeans.
Materials needed: Denim for your size (see yardage based on measurements on the back of your pattern), 200 yards of denim topstitching thread. We have Cone Mills stretch denim that is perfect for these jeans.
Materials provided: Ginger or Ames jeans sewing pattern, a zipper or buttons for button fly and rivets, a sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron.
Minimum and max number of people for class: Min 2 / Max 6
"What a beautiful curated shop and wonderful owner and instructors. I took a Ginger Jeans workshop there this past weekend and loved it all! It was like a fun weekend sewing with your friends. Elizabeth and Brittani have a lot of garment experience between them and made the process so fun and easy too! I will definitelybe back to take more classes. . .and shop!"