Patterns to complete:

  • Jeans Design pattern - a variation of Armstrong page 606
    • Must have:
      • Full-length or at least 3/4 legs
      • Fly front (zip)
      • Button opening on waistband (1 or 2)
      • Waistband
      • Back patch pockets
      • Front angled pockets with coin pocket on one side
      • Back yoke
      • Belt loops (carriers)
      • Faux flat felled seam on inseam, crotch seam, and back yoke (SSa1 516, LSb2 301) or flat felled seam (LSc 301)(seam allowance indicates which)
      • Rivets (mark on pattern)
      • Double turned hem
    • May design fit and shape of pockets, height of waist, shape of yoke, shape of legs.

Do not make a complicated design. This is meant to be a learning experience for both patternmaking and sewing. Once you complete THIS pair of jeans in Apparel 3 next fall, then knock yourself out.


  1. A complete paper pattern using the pattern guidelines (neatness REALLY counts) (80%)
  2. A test muslin using the muslin guidelines. Use similar weight denim or canvas to intended fashion fabric for the design pattern (last pattern). (15%)
  3. A Direction Card for the pattern. (5%)



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