Thread Theory Quadra Jeans Tissue Pattern

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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 additional 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 apply 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 or for the wearer with a fluctuating waistline.

This pattern, as part of the Parkland Casual Collection, is a classic garment that lends itself to creating the perfect casual, hand-made wardrobe for an active lifestyle.

Materials Required

Main Fabric 

140-150 cm fabric width
Small Sizes ( 26 - 38)  1.8 metres / Large Sizes (40 - 50) 2.6 metres

Denim fabric (9-16 oz) or bottom- weight fabrics such as twill or corduroy. Fabrics with no stretch oe up to 2% elastine are suitable. A higher elastine 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 fabric.

Pocket lining - strong cottons or cotton blends. This a great opportunity to use novelty printed cottons as it will only be visible from the inside of the jeans!

Interfacing - medium weight fusible interfacing

Other Supplies

  • 1/2" to 1" (1.3 cm to 2.5cm) in diametre metal shank jeans button
  • 6 pocket rivets
  • Regular polyester thread
  • Topstitching thread ( thicker than regular thread and usually in contrasting colour)
  • Optional 3" x 2 1/2" (7.6cm x 6.4 cm) scrap of leather for decorative back
  • A metal tooth zipper sized as follows: Size 7" (20 cm) or Size 8" (23cm)
This Pack Contains; A tissue copy of the pattern in sizes 26 to 50, A 21 page staple bound illustrated instruction booklet (lays flat while sewing!), An embroidered Thread Theory garment tag, A chip board pattern folder with string closure - simple to use and sturdy enough to store your patterns for years to come