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Denim Jacket Pattern: Sewing Made Easy

Denim Jacket Pattern: Sewing Made Easy

We have a great denim jacket pattern for women and one for kids too. They're a timeless wardrobe staple that don't go out of style. Creating your own denim jacket can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but where should you start? In this blog post, we will guide you through the basics of denim jacket patterns and how to select the right one for your needs.

We'll also provide you with tips on choosing the best denim fabric and a step-by-step guide to sewing your very own denim jacket. You can even customize it to add a personal touch that reflects your unique style. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced seamstress, we've got you covered with everything you need to know about denim jacket patterns.

Our Denim Jacket Patterns

We offer two different pdf denim jacket patterns - the Denim Jacket Pattern for Women and the Kid's Denim Jacket Pattern.

You can choose from a classic denim jacket or a cozy sweatshirt sleeves with an attached hood for a layered look. Learn new skills and create a project you can be proud of! 

The Women's Denim Jacket sewing pattern includes the following options:

  • View A: Traditional denim jacket with woven sleeves and a collar
  • View B: Denim jacket with knit sleeves, a collar and a knit hood
  • Optional welt pockets
  • Optional chest pockets: faux or functional
  • Optional button tabs on the bottom band

These different options give you a way to sew a classic jean jacket with your pdf pattern or the versatility to add things like front pockets, piece sleeve with knit fabric, etc.

Denim Jacket Sewing Patterns Video Tutorial

Sewing a denim jacket is most definitely an advanced sewing project. Don't worry though, we have you covered. We put together a complete video tutorial available here:

Choose Your Fabric for your Jean Jacket Pattern

As you can see with the pattern options outlined above, there are a couple of different ways you can make these patterns. View A is a traditional denim jacket or jean jacket pattern and you'll want some good bottomweight fabric to make the whole thing. You could use denim, twill, etc.

If you go with Option B, then you'll end up making your hood / sleeves out of something like sweatshirt fleece or french terry. Other Materials you'll need include jean buttons or heavy duty snaps and some cording.

Other Materials Needed for Your Jean Jacket Sewing Pattern

Apart from fabric, you'll also need a few other supplies to sew a denim jacket:

  • 3.5" Piece of Cording, Narrow Twill Tape, etc. for hanging loop (optional)
  • Denim or Heavy Duty Needle
  • Topstitching Thread
  • Tailors Chalk or Fabric Marking Pen
  • Wash-Away Wonder Tape or Washable Glue Stick
  • Lightweight Fusible Interfacing (only required for lighter weight fabrics).

Customer Reviews

Our customers love our denim jacket patterns. Here's what a few of them had to say:

"Brilliant, a pleasure to sew, I can’t wait to make all the fabric combos. This is also a great pattern for upcycling old jackets." - Carla

"Super easy to follow instructions, with video tutorial. I have already made two of these, but many more will follow. My kids (and I) love it." - Bianca

"This type of pattern was a big first for me. First button hole, first jacket. But all the instructions are clear and easy to follow!" - Cindy

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Customizing Your Denim Jacket

Transform your denim jacket with embroidery designs, patches, and pins. Experiment with different button styles for a custom look. Try distressing techniques for a vintage feel. Explore stenciling or painting techniques for a unique design. Make your denim jacket truly yours.

Enhance your jacket's style by sewing on decorative trims like lace or ribbon. Create a statement collar with a contrasting fabric or pattern. Add functionality and visual interest by incorporating fun pockets, such as welt pockets. Experiment with different cuff styles like rolled cuffs or buttoned cuffs. Consider a trendy, cinched waist look with a waistband or drawstring.


To sum up, sewing your own denim jacket can be a rewarding and creative experience. We have both the patterns and the tutorial / video tutorial to help you do it right. Printing off your downloadable pattern is an easy way to put these denim or jean jackets together. So gather your sewing kit, pick the perfect denim, and let your creativity shine through as you sew your very own stylish and one-of-a-kind denim jacket.

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