Angela Wolf guides you through every step of sewing custom jeans with all the details of expensive designer pairs. Learn to remedy common fitting issues as you personalize a commercial pattern to complement your figure, and alter the rise and leg styles to create the look you long for. Angela will be with you every step of the way, from constructing your jeans, to adding design details such as distressing, different pocket options, topstitching effects, rivets, bling and more. You'll also master constructing pockets with French seams, sewing professional fly fronts with ease, adding a comfortable contour waistband and finishing everything flawlessly.
Get started on your jeans! Meet Angela and learn about the supplies and patterns you need to make the perfect jeans for your body.
Learn how to shape your pattern to perfectly fit your body. Troubleshoot fit problems like gapping waists, changing the rise and wrinkles in the back thigh. Learn how to cut your fabric for the most professional look.
Learn how to make sophisticated back pockets with topstitching and embellishments.
Get to know the construction order of a pair of jeans, from the yoke to the pockets to embellishments.
Start assembling your jeans from the pockets down. Learn how to add a funky lining and rivets.
Don’t fear the fly! Although installing a zipper might seem challenging, Angela will show you how to master the art of putting in a fly for professional looking closures.
Assemble your jeans by sewing them together from front to back. Learn more about topstitching and creating belt loops.
Learn how to fit your waistband for any style of jean you like. Trim your zipper and topstitch for a clean, finished look.
Finish and hem your jeans, then add the perfect distressed look to your designer jeans.
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