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G01: Upcycle Your Jeans to Maternity

Inspiration Upcycle Your Jeans to Maternity Jeans

Directions By Stephanie Struckmann

Expecting a bundle of joy and need some roomier jeans around the tummy area? There is a great little hack to turn a regular pair of jeans into maternity jeans to get you through those nine months and beyond! Use your current jeans, or perhaps some that are a little bit too big (pre-pregnancy), or some you’ve purchased from a resell shop. I do recommend a size up from your pre-pregnancy size so that there is a little room to grow.

Supplies: • Sewing Machine with foot control and accessories
• Pair of regular jeans (size up or two recommended)
• 3” Black Elastic (enough to go around your waist plus a little)
• ¼ yd. Navy colored Jersey Knit Fabric
• Sewing Thread that matches the Jersey Knit Fabric
• Ballpoint or Stretch Sewing Machine Needle
• Highly recommended accessory: Teflon Foot (for sewing and serging) • Optional use: Overcasting Foot (comes with most Baby Lock Machines) • Fabric marking pen/chalk • Optional: Wonder 
Sharp dressmaker scissors

We will provide a Babylock serger for finishing seams.

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Must be able to use your sewing machine and sew a straight seam.
Materials Included:
Detailed instructions and the use of a Babylock serger.
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Instructor Name:
Teresa Packer
Instructor Bio:
Garment sewist, Home Dec, Quilter, and Formal gown designer with over 50 years experience in the sewing industry.

G01: Upcycle Your Jeans to Maternity

$ 25.00
Price includes Detailed instructions and the use of a Babylock serger