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My first jeans

Though these were first started (gulp) about 4 years and many miles ago, I’ve finally finished my first pair of jeans. They aren’t perfect, but now I have a starting point to tweak them into the perfect pair.

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McCall’s Palmer/Pletsch M5142 “The Perfect Jean”

Pattern or design used: McCall's Palmer/Pletsch M5142

Comments (8)

sewbuttons sewbuttons writes: I have always wanted to make my own jeans. Yours came out really great! Maybe I will bite the bullet and actually do it!
Posted: 6:59 pm on May 1st

indigo1111 indigo1111 writes: I just took the Palmer/Pletsch jeans workshop in February (in Portland, OR.) It was fantastic. 17 women went home with jeans that fit. Yours look great. Pati (Palmer) would be proud!
Posted: 10:36 pm on March 23rd

gneeelizabeth gneeelizabeth writes: JEAN Your Jeans look great.
Posted: 4:41 pm on March 13th

Dmark8118 Dmark8118 writes: Fantastic looking!
Posted: 9:35 pm on January 14th

Mahogany_Stylist Mahogany_Stylist writes: Excellent job on the jeans.

Posted: 8:16 pm on December 16th

alaskapsych alaskapsych writes: Hey, I just bought a pattern and fabric to make some for myself and (gulp) hubby. Fortunately, he's easier to fit than I am.

You got guts, kid! They look alright!
Posted: 10:22 pm on December 14th

gabbynow gabbynow writes: You're looking good!
Posted: 3:27 pm on December 13th

Momstheword Momstheword writes: If you ever have a chance to go to a jean fitting workshop by Ron Collins I would recommend it! Not only will you come out of the day with a great fitting pair of jeans, but you will learn how to tweek jean patterns to fit many differnt shapes of people. You may also fall in love with Ron - a great, down to earth, funny, endearing, AMAZING sewer! I have taken his cuffs and collars workshop too - WOW, so many smart techniques.
Posted: 12:39 pm on December 13th

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