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No wardrobe is complete without a great pair of jeans. Whether you prefer a faded boyfriend jean or a tapered dark wash, the Tessa jeans have got you covered. These ultra-flattering jeans feature a high rise and a relaxed cut for that perfect vintage style. If you like a more tailored leg, try this month’s member exclusive for a fitted look.

Also pictured: Alice shirt

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Our Misses patterns are drafted for a C cup and our Curvy patterns are drafted for DD. Both are drafted for a height of 5'8" (172 cm).

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We want to help you achieve the best fit possible so you can sew garments you truly love. That is why we create fit guides for every pattern. Our fit guides are designed to help you better understand the fit and details of each pattern. Use fit guides in conjunction with the finished measurement chart to better understand the ease and intended fit of each pattern.

All-purpose polyester thread, topstitching thread, topstitching sewing machine needle, denim sewing machine needle, 9" metal zipper, jeans button, ten rivets, 1 yard of lightweight fusible interfacing.

Lightweight to medium-weight woven fabrics such as chambray, twill, linen, linen blends, denim, corduroy and lightweight canvas.

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This pattern is a digital download. When you purchase a PDF pattern from Seamwork, your new pattern will be stored in your download library, where you can download it as many times as you like.

Most pattern PDFs are layered for easier printing.

36 - 39 pages

Print-at-home files, copy shop files, and instructions. See contents file in download for detailed descriptions.

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