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Ginger Jeans: 3 Day Workshop

2 x 5.5 hr + 1 x 4.5 hr sessions


Class Length: 3 consecutive days over a weekend: Friday and Saturday 10am – 3.30pm; Sunday: 11am – 3.30pm. Each day you will have a half hour lunch break*
Number in Class: 5
Entry Level: Intermediate. You will need to be happy using a sewing machine and have made up a couple of simple garments from sewing patterns.
Materials: The pattern is included, for other materials required please see the materials list below. You will be making the Closet Case Patterns Ginger Jeans and will receive a printed paper copy of the pattern.
Tutor: Linda Couch

Elevate your sewing skills and make your perfect fit pair of jeans!

Learn how to make a pair of jeans to your body measurements with our skilled tutor in a relaxed and fun environment. In this three-day workshop you will make a pair of Closet Case Patterns Ginger Jeans. These are our top selling jeans pattern and have two options: a comfortable low rise jean with narrow stovepipe legs; or a high-waisted skinny jean. Designed for stretch denim, Ginger Jeans will hug and hold you in all the right places.

During this workshop you will be guided to make simple fitting alterations and apply all the traditional features of jeans: decorative topstitching; pockets; waistband etc. All the trickiest parts of jean construction will be covered and in most cases you will leave having finished making your beautiful new jeans.

Materials required:
NB. we offer a 10% discount on fabric and supplies purchased for the class. Please contact us on 01223 778118, or in-store, for advice and recommendations.

1.4m to 3m stretch denim fabric with at least 2% lycra. We recommend that fabric is prewashed and pressed at home prior to the class. For precise quantities please see pattern chart.
0.5m Cotton lining
0.5m Fusible interfacing
1 jeans zip (5-6" for View A, 7" for View B)
1 jeans button
1 spool regular polyester thread
1 spool topstitch thread
Denim needles
Denim rivets (optional)
Awl (optional)

*You will need to bring a packed lunch, or you can buy some lunch from The Larder here on the Burwash site. We provide tea, coffee and biscuits. 

You may bring your own sewing machine (bring the manual!), or use the Backstitch machines free of charge for the workshop.

All our classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.  We urge you to carefully check your diary prior to booking to ensure that you can attend.  We also need two students enrolled on the class otherwise it is subject to cancellation.  By purchasing this class you are agreeing to our full class policy.

Current Class Dates:
August: Friday 14th August 10:00 - 15:30; Saturday 15th August 10:00 - 15:30; Sunday 16th August 11:00 - 15:30

Quantity Available: 5

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