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All classes held at the Better Living Through Sewing studio in North Oakland @ 40th and Broadway.

Jeans Hacking

Sunday, July 11, 11 am to 5 pm

Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (description)

Cost: $70 (Bring your own machine or rent mine for $5 more.)

To register: Email or call 510-985-0997.

Class description: Copy your favorite jeans before they wear out! In this class we'll take a pair of pants or jeans, make a pattern from them, cut them out and sew them up. Details such as fly fronts, pockets, detail stitching and rivets will be covered. Bring 1 or 2 pairs of pants, 2 yards of washed and dried material and thread and zipper to match. You'll leave with a new pair of pants and a pattern to make many more.

Materials: Bring 1 or 2 pairs of pants/jeans, 2.5 yards of washed and dried denim or bottom-weight material, thread and an all-purpose or metal zipper.

Pattern Ins and Outs
Commercial Patterns: Shirts and Dresses
Revamped, Re-used and Recycled
Perfect Pants
Sunday Sewing Lab
Jeans Hacking
Introduction to your Machine
Buttons, Zippers, Hooks and Eyes, Oh My!