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THE HEROINE JEANS • Pattern

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By Merchant & Mills, The Heroine Jeans is a paper sewing pattern.

Garment Details: The Heroine jeans are fitted to the waist with a straight, generous leg and a healthy turn up. This is a pattern that we would advise making a toile first, firstly to adjust the fit if needed but secondly to familiarise with the pattern instructions. We have not used a traditional run and fell jeans seam, we have chosen instead to topstitch the seam, which is easier to achieve on a domestic machine. We have found that a heavy duty thread rather than a topstitch thread gives a more authentic look to the topstitching and is easier to use. You may find that you get a better stitch using a matching standard ‘sew all’ thread in the bobbin.

Sizing: This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes UK 6 – 18.  Sizing and finished garment measurements can be found here.

Fabric Suggestions: Non Stretch Denim 8-12.5 oz. (up to 14oz with a heavyduty sewing machine)

    Fabric requirements: Fabric requirements can be found here.

    Trims required: Matching thread, 17.5 (7") metal jeans zip, 1 x button approx. 18mm, jeans machine needle, large eye sewing neddle, plain cotton fabric for pocket bags, heavy duty contrast thread/top stitching thread, matching standard contrast thread (to use in the bobbin).

    Skill Level: Suitable for an experienced level, but achievable if you take it step by step!

    All seam allowances are included and 1.5cm unless otherwise stated.

    Photo credits: Merchant & Mills.