Sewing Jeans

Sewing Jeans : The complete step-by-step guide

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This comprehensive sewing book will take you through the entire process from picking the right fabric and notions to completing a pair of jeans that will rival high-end denim brands.

Learn garment industry insider techniques, explained in an easy to understand, visual format. All tutorials can be done using regular home sewing machines and tools that are easy to access.

Sewing Jeans: The complete step-by-step guide also includes chapters on pattern alterations, a comprehensive guide to the best seams and stitches plus an extensive section on denim fabric and their care and uses.

Making your own jeans doesn't have to be hard, with the techniques shown in this book you'll be able to sew a great looking pair of denim that are uniquely you.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 187 x 246 x 17mm | 612g
  • Sweden
  • English
  • 9163961520
  • 9789163961526
  • 18,621

Table of contents

Pattern alterations and adaptations
Quick-guide to denim stitches and seam
Sewing flat-felled seams
How to master topstitching
Techniques for sewing bar tacks
Guide to denim fabrics
How to pick the right fabric
Caring for denim
Denim and the environment
Notions and tools for sewing jeans
Step-by-step sewing tutorials
Sewing front pockets
Back pocket constructions
Zip fly tutorials
Button fly instructions
Sewing yoke and crotch seams
Side seams techniques
Waistband assembly
Sewing and attaching belt loops
Sewing buttonholes
Attaching buttons and rivets
Hemming jeans
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About Johanna Lundström

Johanna Lundstroem is a sewing veteran that has made and designed clothes for over 3 decades. She has studied pattern making and fashion design and is also the author of the sewing books Master the Coverstitch Machine and Sewing Activewear.
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