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My first jeans

Dec 12, 2011
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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”

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  1. sewbuttons May 1st

    I have always wanted to make my own jeans. Yours came out really great! Maybe I will bite the bullet and actually do it!

  2. User avater indigo1111 March 23rd

    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!

  3. gneeelizabeth March 13th

    JEAN Your Jeans look great.

  4. User avater Mahogany_Stylist December 16th

    Excellent job on the jeans.

  5. alaskapsych December 14th

    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!

  6. User avater gabbynow December 13th

    You're looking good!

  7. Momstheword December 13th

    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.

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