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Sew a Denim Jacket

24 Lessons taught by Haley

1,708 Seamwork members have watched this class.

Class Overview

Sew the Audrey jacket pattern with us! We are going to show you how easy it is to make a denim jacket, when you take it step by step.

Take a peek at what you’ll learn with this class by watching the trailer above. To the right, you’ll find all the lessons for this class, which will walk you through each step of the Audrey pattern. You can hop around to the lessons you need, or start here and watch from the beginning. When we’re finished, you’ll have a stylish new jacket to add to your handmade wardrobe.

In this sewalong, you’ll see each step from the instructions in action and get some extra tips to help you sew. Tip: keep the instructions nearby while you watch!

This pattern is rated Intermediate, but adventurous beginners are welcome! We assume that you’re not an absolute beginner and you have some experience cutting out fabric, finishing seams, and using your machine and tools. If you need extra help along the way, click the “Links” tab below the video player or hop onto the Community to post a question.

Sew a Denim Jacket

Here’s what you’ll need for this project:

  • Audrey pattern

  • All purpose-polyester thread

  • Denim sewing machine needle

  • Topstitching thread

  • 1 yard of fusible interfacing

  • Twelve size 5/8” jeans buttons

  • Point turner

  • 1/2 yard of cotton muslin or other lining fabric

  • An awl, or something sharp to pierce your fabric with

  • A hammer

  • Medium to heavyweight denim or canvas

  • A small block of wood

  • A marking tool

  • Some fabric scraps


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