JEANS THAT FIT 5-DAY WORKSHOP • MICHIGAN
Learn how to achieve the look and fit you want. You will learn how to choose the best pattern size based on your fit needs and your fabric. Whether your figure type is full, petite, or curvy, we will focus on fitting YOUR body.
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Learn to fit and sew jeans using the right size pattern for your body and fabric. Learn to sew any jeans style.
Your instructor will guide you through five days of fitting and sewing your best jeans.
Learn how to achieve the look and fit you want. The workshop includes the Palmer/Pletsch jeans pattern, which we have sewn in every size for you to try on, but you may sew any jeans pattern printed on tissue. You will learn how to choose the best pattern size based on your fit needs and your fabric.
See jeans in many fabrics and styles, bootcut to boyfriend to skinny, and learn about fabric selection, preshrinking and notions needed. Whether your figure type is full, petite, or curvy, we will focus on fitting YOUR body.
Tissue fit. Fabric fit. Sew your jeans!
You will learn how to alter your pattern and to fit as you sew. Janet Dapson will demonstrate sewing all the jeans pockets, traditional jeans fly zipper, threads and techniques for topstitching, waistbands, belt carriers, button, buttonholes, and rivets.
We strongly recommend taking our 4-day Pant Fit and Sewing Workshop or the 5-day Design-Fit-Sew Pants Workshop as a prerequisite.
The workshop includes our Palmer/Pletsch straight-leg jeans pattern Butterick 6840 and lunches.
Our Palmer/Pletsch Michigan workshops are held in Richland, Michigan, near Kalamazoo.
The Book You’ll Want to Have—Fit and Sew Custom Jeans
Classic and Creative Sewing Techniques for Modern Patterns
by Pati Palmer and Marta Alto
There is nothing like wearing your own custom fit and sewn jeans! Start with a style you like and use this book by author and certified sewing instructor Helen Bartley to create a pair of jeans that fits your unique body and your unique style.