Ames Jeans

from $16

Size Size guide

Pattern format

PDF pattern available in sizes 12-32; printed pattern available in sizes 12-28. We will update the printed pattern to our new size range as soon as we can.

Make a date with denim in the classic and versatile Ames Jeans. These 5-pocket wardrobe essentials are the real deal, with features like rivets, belt loops and a fly front. When it comes to jeans, perfect fit is a must. Get the look you love tailored for apple or pear shapes, with two leg options - skinny or straight. Hold the style together with a high rise and pocket stay for secret smooth shaping. 

Product information

SEWING LEVEL

Intermediate

SIZING

12 to 28 (printed pattern), 12-32 (PDF pattern), with interchangeable pelvis (apple or pear fit) and leg (skinny or straight) pieces. See Sizing Guide.

RECOMMENDED FABRIC

Main: 9.5 - 12 oz stretch denim with at least 2% lycra and 10-15% crosswise stretch.

Lining: non-stretch cotton.

Interfacing: knit (stretch) or woven fusible, depending on preference for stretch in waistband. 

NOTIONS

Denim / jeans needle, topstitching needle (optional), regular thread, topstitching thread, 7" (18 cm) metal jeans zipper, 1 jeans button, 8 jeans rivets (optional).

TOOLS

Point turner, hammer, awl (or nail), anvil (or other hard metal surface). 

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Customer Reviews

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T
T.B.
Finally no more pulling!

I love Cashmerette for understanding that some people have curves on their bodies and don't want to spend all day tugging and pulling at their clothes! These jeans definitely fit this bill! Instructions are easy to understand and sizing is demystifying with the numerous blog posts.

You won't be disappointed to sew with this pattern! :)

(Plus if you need extra support or confidence boost, there is a training class available!)

J
J.
Perfect fit with no fiddling

They fit without any alterations. They are comfy and fit beautifully.

P
P.
Great Pattern

Perfect fit, Perfect instructions

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T.F.
My first me made jeans

The pattern and training class were great. Just what I needed to get the confidence to tackle jeans.

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N.N.
Ames Jean = wonderful fit.

I had never tried to sew my own Jean's before for fear they would be too difficult. I purchased the pattern from Cashmerette and am I ever glad I did. They are amazing and were so easy that's right I said easy to sew following the step by step instructions that came with the pattern. I will be ordering more patterns from Cashmerette knowing the instructions are clear to follow and the fit is amazing.