Last October I did a mock-up of the the Cashmerette Ames Jeans. Armed with some stretch cotton, I’ve revisited the pattern to make a straight leg and skinny jeans.

First a quick recap

My first version of the jeans were made in a non-stretch denim and with minor adjustments at the side seams. While they had potential the pattern needed a few tweaks. I’d used the pear torso, but ended up taking it in though the hip. After these changes it because more closer the apple torso pattern pieces.

The other issue I had was with the waistband not fitting well. It is a straight waistband and I much prefer the curved waistband from my Knipmode TNT jeans. The seam allowance on the back pocket opening was too narrow which I want to change to have a hem depth of 2cm.

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Cashmerette Ames jeans – front

After wearing them for a while, I wasn’t happy with the crotch curve. The... [read more]