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Jean-ius!

Reverse Engineer Your Favorite Fit

with Kenneth D. King
Jean-ius!
Recreate your favorite jeans without taking them apart. Couturier Kenneth D. King teaches this amazing class, full of couture sewing techniques.
You’ll learn fitting and pattern alteration as you turn your jeans into a blueprint without taking them apart. Kenneth demonstrates his ingenious method to create a pattern that lets you make pair after pair of fun, flattering pants in any fabric, from casual to dressy, for women or men. In 11 lessons, he’ll walk you through measuring, drafting and construction. You’ll also be privy to construction tips picked up during Kenneth’s years of couture sewing — things that make complex details a total breeze.
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Lesson plan

12:09

Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet Kenneth D. King, who will show you how to use your favorite jeans to create new trousers that fit like a dream, without destroying the original garment.

20:30

Lesson 2. Preparing the Model Fit

35:43

Lesson 3. Creating the Draft

12:35

Lesson 4. Testing the Draft

13:13

Lesson 5. Correcting the Draft

19:02

Lesson 6. Draft to Pattern

36:04

Lesson 7. Back Pockets & Yoke

24:06

Lesson 8. Front Pockets

26:23

Lesson 9. Fly Front & Zipper

20:45

Lesson 10. Final Assembly

52:10

Lesson 11. Finishing Details

I just loved this class. Although I have made jeans before, you can always glean new information, and this class is full of that. I loved using the organza for the pattern, and the technique for the zipper was new and better than what I had learned to do. Thank you, Kenneth, for a great class. I am a visual learner, so this really was wonderful for me.
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