Ames Jeans

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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. 

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Product information

SEWING LEVEL

Intermediate

SIZING

12 to 28, with interchangeable pelvis (apple or pear fit) and leg (skinny or straight) pieces. 
In the photos, Dawn (red hair) is wearing the pear + straight legs, and Jenny (blonde hair) is wearing the apple + skinny legs. 

RECOMMENDED FABRIC

Main: 9.5 - 12 oz stretch denim with at least 2% lycra. 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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Great Pattern
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My first me made jeans
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Ames Jean = wonderful fit.
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Ames Jeans and the fit
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Excellent, clear instructions, and jeans that fit!