Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Ginger Jeans with Embellished Pockets

The Ginger Jeans by Closet Case have been a frequent sewn garment since their release.  This time I wanted to do something different to the back pockets, some embellishment with my Pfaff Creative Icon

These pockets were created in Premier +2 Embroidery Ultra Software

I selected a motif 

Then it was a couple quick stitch outs and my pockets were completed.  I did stitch them out on larger pieces of fabric and did quite a bit of measuring and comparing to get the pockets cut the same.

I did change one thing on my Ginger Jeans, the leg width at the knee down.  Over the years, I had the only as skinny jeans, this time I went with the straight leg.  This is a fun change and more on trend as the jeans seem to be going in a straight leg direction.  Previous Ginger Jeans

My fabric is from Mood Fabrics and has been in my fabric closet for quite some time.  It is a Rag and Bone Stretch Denim, the color is a bit different, a brighter blue instead of the more traditional denim color. Stretch is one thing this denim does have, I do believe this is the stretchiest denim I have sewn and worn.  Mood Fabrics' Rag and Bone Denim selection - here

I did use embroidery thread for my pocket stitchout and sewing thread for the topstitching, using my triple stitch to get the pop.  

I think that is about it for the jeans.  The next time I will have to make them smaller in the waist, especially in the back, they are a bit big but nothing a belt can't help.  


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