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I’ve always wondered why pants have topstitching on the inseam instead of the outseam. While sewing Henry’s s/s collection I didn’t find the reason, but I did find how to make jeans have the manufactured topstitching look.

A Tip For Topstitching Jeans


1. When you are putting your jeans (or shorts) together, assemble the front and back pieces separately.

A Tip For Topstitching Jeans

2. Sew the front and back together at the inseam and topstitch seam allowances towards the back.

A Tip For Topstitching Jeans

3. Sew the outseams together. Topstitch seam allowances towards back only to the base of the pocket. This is exactly how manufactured jeans are topstitched!

A Tip For Topstitching Jeans


Heather

Author: Heather