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Anita skinny jeans

Added Sep 11, 2009

by Johanna Lu

Göteborg, Sweden






I was thrilled to see that Burdastyle has tackled a modern jeans shape. So I couldn’t wait to try Anita out. Overall I’m really happy with the fit and have worn them almost daily since I made them. It’s a little less tight than I’ve seen on other member’s Anita projects. I did follow my size, perhaps it’s because the denim fabric I used has a lot of give?

See my blog, for a step by step jeans tutorial where I talk about attaching rivets, sewing a real jeans fly and proper jeans pockets.

Material Notes

Stretch denim (98%cotton/2%lycra)
Rivets (Prym)
Jeans zipper (YKK)
Cotton shirting for the pocket lining.
Top stitching thread from Güterman (navy and gold).




Garment Type

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    Nov 27, 2012, 07.20 PMby mariapopia1

    WOW! Very nice Jeans!!!

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    Mar 24, 2010, 03.33 PMby laurabusko

    Your jeans are amazing! I’m thinking about making them too. I have one question, how did you put the buttons? Do you require a special machine for that? I hope my jeans could look like yours =)

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    Oct 5, 2009, 08.58 PMby pink-cornelia

    your jeans inspired me to finish mine, thanks.

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    Sep 12, 2009, 05.19 PMby harlekin

    Really nice, can’t wait to make my own anita, you did such a great job :)

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    Sep 12, 2009, 11.05 AMby Johanna Lu

    Thank you for the comments, and Shaunda, it does take a bit of practice but it’s not all that difficult. I’m sure you’ll do it one day!

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    Sep 11, 2009, 11.27 PMby passthepins

    Great! these look fantastic on you!

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    Sep 11, 2009, 09.34 PMby sewbissy

    These are amazing. You’re a pro!

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    Sep 11, 2009, 07.42 PMby dorawarren

    great job with the top stitching! i haven’t yet tackled such a project… day…

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