Online Class

Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details

$49.99

Create your most elegant and well-finished pants. Learn designer techniques to sew details from bespoke tailoring, couture and ready-to-wear.

Skill Level

Advanced

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor David Page Coffin
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Elevate the quality and style of your casual, workaday and formal pants alongside fine-sewing expert David Page Coffin. Make success simple as David breaks down a variety of sophisticated construction techniques for both men's and women's pants. You'll build confidence creating understated in-seam pockets, stylish slash pockets and refined single- and double-welt pockets. Then, learn top-notch techniques for flawless fly fronts and zipper installations. Move on to creating gorgeous cut-on or sewn-on waistband treatments and even learn to line a waistband with Petersham ribbon. Along the way, use the templates included with your class to customize any pattern with high-end details you want for pants you love.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
07:26
Meet expert pant maker and former Threads editor David Page Coffin and learn more about the anatomy of a pair of pants and the details that you'll explore in this class. Davis shares the many couture and custom touches you can add for a high-end look and comfortable fit.
2. In-Seam Pockets
36:29
3. Slash Pockets
32:23
4. Welt Pockets
43:26
5. Zipper Flies
29:16
6. Waistbands
37:41
7. Finishing Details
23:11

Taught by

David Page Coffin
David Page Coffin
David Page Coffin has been an editor at Threads magazine for 18 years. He's also the author of Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing (Taunton Press, 1998), Making Trousers (Creative Publishing, 2009) and The Shirtmaking Workbook (Creative Publishing, 2015). David has also taught sewing and tailoring workshops throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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