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Ginger Jeans

Sorry this has taken a while to post... I finished my first pair of jeans before Xmas, but have been busy with a big non-sewing related thing that I'm working on, so haven't had much time to blog. Anyway, here are my thoughts on the Ginger Jeans from Closet Case Patterns...

Firstly, I LOVE the fit! I cannot believe how easy it was to get the right fit by following Heather Lou's advice on the Closet Case Sew Your Dream Jeans online class. Although the pattern instructions are also really good, the online class gives you some extra advice on fitting etc. (and you can see it in process). Although I didn't use it, I think that there is also a sew along on the website so this might be another way to access hints and tips as you sew the jeans. I made a swayback adjustment on this pair and also shortened the crotch by a very small amount, and I'm so pleased with the fit.

I think it's worth listing the things that I have learned/would do differently next time (and I wi…

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