Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans in 9.5 oz Cone Mills S-Gene Denim

I am overwhelmed with emotions after finishing my first pair of Ginger Skinny Jeans. I’m astonished I could do something like sew jeans and I’ve shed a few tears of joy, because I’ve never had a pair of jeans fit so well. Notions Store: Threadbare Fabrics Fabric: 9.5 Oz Cone Mills S-Gene Denim in Indigo … More Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans in 9.5 oz Cone Mills S-Gene Denim

Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans Pattern Baste Fitting

I did it! I resisted the urge to make another muslin and just cut out my denim fabric. Here’s how the baste fitting looks. These will eventually turn into my first pair of Ginger Jeans. Now I have miles of topstitching to look forward to. Can I just say, I melted when I first put … More Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans Pattern Baste Fitting

Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans Pattern Muslin #3

Like my dad says, there’s no home improvement project that doesn’t take at least three trips to Home Depot. The last issue with muslin #2 was that the leg around the knee was super twisted. Now let’s talk about how I fixed the issue? Bow Legged vs. Knock Kneed Here’s where we left off with … More Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans Pattern Muslin #3

Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans Pattern Muslin #2

Time to make the dreaded pattern adjustments. From experience, making pattern adjustments really do need to be done one at a time, because the adjustments you make can have a cascading effect on the rest of the fit. Let’s get right to it, here are the key fit issues I talked about in my first … More Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans Pattern Muslin #2

Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans Pattern Muslin #1

It’s no fear jeans month, and I’m 1000% on board! Let’s do this. Over the weekend I watched Closet Case Patterns “Sew Your Dream Jeans” online workshop. It was just the boost I needed to kick off the no fear jeans month. In between watching the videos, I traced out my pattern pieces and got … More Closet Case Patterns Ginger Skinny Jeans Pattern Muslin #1