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Man Jeans

Added Mar 22, 2008

by kallers

Lewisburg, Penns...






My sweetie was out of jeans, and I found a load of stretch denim for $2 a yard. We made the pattern ourselves following http://www.leenas.com/English/draw_men_pants.html but had to alter it extensively (the pattern initially had HUGE hips). But after many modifications, we got a perfect fit! I added a back yoke, front and back pockets, wide belt loops, double topstitching, and a lining from my “badass shirt” leftovers. This was a fun project (despite going through 3 rolls of topstitching thread!). My fiance helped a lot with the pattern drafting.

Material Notes

Denim, dungaree button, contrast topstitching thread (coats and clark worked better than gutterman)






me and Joe!

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    Jan 15, 2009, 01.52 AMby michealridley

    My feelings too, i so much perfere Coats to Gutterman! Well done the Jeans look fab and as a pattern cutter myself you have really done well!

    Well done again.


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    Dec 12, 2008, 11.16 PMby emilykate

    These are really great!! Lucky fella :o)

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    Mar 22, 2008, 12.16 PMby akwa

    Wow ! I’m making a pair of jeans right now and I also built a basic block with Leenas’ instructions! I admire your precision in sewing those jeans! You are encouraging me to finish mine.

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