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Jeans Making

April 15, 2023 @ 9:30 am - April 16, 2023 @ 4:30 pm


Jeans Making

Thought to be the Holy Grail of sewing- maybe not quite but still a substantial make to have on your tick list of me-mades and be proud about them.

Join us for a 2-day workshop

The workshop will focus on the construction techniques involved plus resolving some common fitting issues.

Choose from the following patterns:

Ginger or Morgan Jeans – Both from Closet Core Patterns

Ginger Jeans are the daily staple you’ll reach for again and again. View A features a comfortable low rise with narrow legs. View B is sexy and high-waisted with skinny legs and a tummy-slimming pocket stay.

Morgan, slim boyfriend jeans designed for non-stretch & selvedge denim. Inspired by old school denim style but with a fresh, modern cut, Morgan Jeans are engineered to flatter. Featuring a mid-rise, traditional five pocket construction, contoured waistband, tapered leg and button fly

Ames Jeans – Cashmerette

These 5-pocket wardrobe essentials are the real deal, with features like rivets, belt loops and a fly front. When it comes to jeans, perfect fit is a must. Get the look you love tailored for apple or pear shapes, with two leg options –

Dawn Jeans – Megan Nielsen

A Classic high waisted rigid jean pattern set. Includes four cuts and multiple lengths for tall, regular and cropped. Pattern features a high rise to sit on the natural waist, button fly, close fit through the waist and hips and classic jeans details.

Who’s It For?

  • Confident sewists that have made a number of garments and can follow a pattern
  • Those looking to challenge themselves and up their sewing skills
  • Sewcial Sewists

What’s Your Will Learn

  • Simple pattern adjustments to tweak the fit of the paper pattern to your body measurements
  • How cut and sew heavy fabrics like denim and twill
  • How to insert a fly zip with step by step instructions
  • How to fit jeans to your body
  • How to master top stitching and seam finishing
  • How to add hardware

What Your will need

  • Basic sewing kit – to include Scissors, Pins, Marking tools such ad chalk pens/wheels
  • Packed lunch
  • Fabric requirements-1.5-2.5m denim, cord or twill fabric – the amount will depend on the pattern chosen and size  (ginger & Ames both require a stretch Denim.
  • Approx .50cm of cotton lining for pockets.
  • We have a wide range available in the studio and happy to advise. Please refer to the pattern for information and contact us with any queries.

What’s Included

  • Your pattern and instructions worth up to £18.99
  • Interfacing as required
  • A Jeans Zip, blue, black or taupe
  • Top stitching thread in selected colours – if you are working with a specific colour fabric and require the same for top stitch thread, we recommend bringing your own or contact prior to see if we have this in stock
  • A jeans button in silver and bronze options
  • Use of overlockers and machines
  • Lots of Tea/coffee – biscuits and cake to keep you sewing

Cost £225

we’ve given you the option to spread the cost with a deposit and then the balance to be paid 2 weeks before the class 


April 15, 2023 @ 9:30 am
April 16, 2023 @ 4:30 pm
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The Sewcial Studio
80 Watling St
Tamworth, Staffordshire B77 5BJ United Kingdom
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