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Thread Theory : Quadra Jeans sewing pattern
Thread Theory : Quadra Jeans sewing pattern

Thread Theory : Quadra Jeans

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The Quadra Jeans sewing pattern provides a subtly modern take on the classic straight leg jean. This pair of jeans features a slight taper to the leg and extra room in the thigh to allow for lots of movement. They sit below the waist as a moderate low rise. Sew these jeans in denim with no stretch or up to 2% elastane to add just that little bit of flexibility that so perfectly suits an active lifestyle.

This jeans pattern features all of the traditional details required when sewing denim -- add lots of strengthening topstitching, learn to sew flatfell inseams, construct a zipper fly, and add rivets to high stress areas. As an added bonus, the waistband is drafted in two pieces with a center back seam hidden under the belt loop. This construction style allows for very easy fit modifications, even once the jeans are fully constructed. This is a perfect solution for the home sewist who might like to sew these as a surprise gift for the wearer with a fluctuating waistline.

This pattern, as part of the Alpine Outdoors Collection, is a hard-wearing design with a classic fit.  Create a hand-made wardrobe of these designs so as to always be comfortably and stylishly ready for the next adventure!

Men's sizes 26 - 50

Recommended Fabric
Main Fabric : denim fabric (9 - 16oz) or bottom-weight fabrics such as twill or corduroy. Fabrics with no stretch or up to 2% elastane (spandex) are suitable. A higher elastane content will change the fit and it may be necessary to size down. Ensure that your sewing machine can handle the denim weight you choose by sewing through five layers of the fabric.
Pocket Lining : broadcloth, quilting cotton, or other strong, tightly woven cotton or blend.

Notions: 1/2" - 1" (1.3 - 2.5 cm) metal shank jeans button, 7" (sizes 26 - 38) or 8" (sizes 40 - 50) metal toothed zipper, medium weight fusible interfacing

Fabric Requirements

Sizes 26 - 38
45" Fabric : 3 yd
60" Fabric : 2 yd

Pocket Lining : 1/2 yd
Interfacing : 1 yd

Sizes 40 - 50
45" Fabric : not recommended
60" Fabric : 3 yd

Pocket Lining : 1/2 yd
Interfacing : 1 yd

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