Here are some online resources for denim hardware:
Taylor Tailor: Not only does Taylor Tailor’s shop have denim hardware, but his blog also has some great tutorials.
Closet Case Files: Shipping worldwide from Canada, you can often find great kits with hardware for sewing your own jeans, as well as some stellar patterns for jeans.
Thread Theory: Also based in Canada, Thread Theory’s shop has notions and hardware for nearly any project you need.
Ohio Travel Bag: This shop is packed with hardware.
U-Handbag: This UK shop stocks hardware.
Tandy Leather: This company has a great selection of hardware and tools.
M.Recht: This Australian shop sells supplies (and fabric) for sewing with denim.
This month’s sample garments
For the Leonora skirt:
For the Gretta top:
A big thank you to the crew at The Fabric Store in Los Angeles for donating the Liberty of London Madras Check for the Gretta top!
Classes and Tutorials
Sew Your Dream Jeans: This sewalong from Closet Case Patterns will help you make a custom-fitted pair of jeans.
10 Tips for Sewing Denim: Denim is very easy to work with, as long as you know what to expect.