In this tenth episode of The Denim & Boots Podcast, Jake and I interview jeans maker and one-man brand, Ben Viapiana of Viapiana Custom Denim, about how jeans are made.
Classic blue jeans have five pockets. Three on the front, two on the back. This preview of a Denim 101 lesson gives a brief introduction to jeans pockets.
While some wear their jeans raw and unwashed, most prefer to buy jeans that’re already soft and have that faded lived-in look. Pre-washing makes that possible. But it has some disadvantages too.
We love jeans for their naturally lived-in look. To recreate it, jeans makers use what’s called garment finishing, or pre-washing. In this sponsored blog post, influencers Adriano Goldschmied, Stefano Aldighieri and Giovanni Petrin tell the story of jeans pre-washing.
This quick guide outlines the process of making jeans with key points about design, cutting and sewing, and pre-washing, plus links to in-depth resources.
If you’re selling jeans for a living, you can use this knowledge in your sales pitch to point out the physical features that make one pair different from another.
This last episode in the series about how jeans are made discusses pre-washing; how it started, how it’s done, and what it will look like in the future.
This second episode in the series about how jeans are made teaches the cutting and sewing steps of making jeans, and discusses the 3 most debated aspects of sewing jeans.
This article explores what it takes to design a pair of jeans, and the three stages denim designers go through to do so.
You’ll learn how the design influences all aspects of the garment; how it looks, how it feels on the body, how it wears and fades. The design also differentiates one maker’s from another’s.