How Denim Jeans Are Made

Laura Cochrane

I'm a DIY editor at Instructables and I used to be an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, rock climbing, and etymology.

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By Laura Cochrane

I'm a DIY editor at Instructables and I used to be an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, rock climbing, and etymology.

677 Articles

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Do you know what’s involved in making the pair of jeans you’re wearing right now? This fascinating video shows how WeSC brand denim jeans are made, from workers cutting thick stacks of denim material wearing metal mesh gloves, to expert machine stitching, to stonewashing, to drying and scraping, to adding rivets and labels.
Videos that show how something’s made in a factory always remind me of that feature on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, where they visit the crayon factory, or the trumpet factory.
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