The design of the jeans was based on work clothes. They had
slash pockets and buttoned on the side so that the waistband
would be available for embroidered text. I learned a ton about
working in the garment industry while making this project.
the help of many, I could not have done this project.
you, Lia at 7 for working with me on getting the right
Thank you, Eddie Lowrie, pattern maker extraordinaire, for
making homely work pants into butt-hugging fashionista-wear!
Thank you, Cuca and her crew, Linda, Jose, for the sewing!
Thank you Alfonso, for cutting the fabric.
Thank you Estrella and Robbie of Shilloah, for calming me down
and sending me to the right embroiderer.
Thank you Lana, for a bangup job of embroidering the text!
Thank you Brian Pescador, for documenting the clothing in the
studio and for agreeing to model at the very last minute!