Are you tired of pants that don't fit?

Do you hate your pants?

Fashion has changed by the pandemic. We are spending more and more time at home. The need for well fitting comfortable clothing has become preferred over the stuffy business wardrobe we used to wear pre-pandemic. We are used to spending more time in yoga pants than anything else. Let's face it, when was the last time you put on pants with a waistband to go out??? Are you ready for some pants that look great, fit well and are comfortable? Look no further!

Sew the beautiful Joleene Yoga Waist Linen Pant

Designed by Jessica Cramer

This style features comfortable high waistline with elastic waist and optional draw string, deep angled side seam pockets, wide leg style, and multiple length options.
Joleene Linen Pants

What You Get:

All supplies needed for sewing the pants are included

  • Joleene Yoga Waist Pant Sewing Pattern (Large Format Paper Copy)

  • Pant Sewing Kit with 3 yards linen fabric, notions and Gutterman Cotton Sewing thread in White, Natural or Navy (you must choose one at time of registration so supplies can be ordered)

  • Written Sewing Instructions

  • Three hours of professional sewing instruction from pattern designer Jessica Cramer

  • Light Refreshments

  • Bonus Gift from the instructor

Course Curriculum

Requires Intermediate Level Sewing Skills

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    In Person Classes

    • Joleene Linen Pant Sewing Class

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    What You Need to Know

    • A message from your instructor

    • Take a Quick Survey

    • Now what?

    • My Thank You Gift to You for your future sewing project planning!

Location: The Balcony

Fairhope, Alabama

This class will take place in the beautiful downtown area of Fairhope, AL. Known as the "French Quarter", this part of town is charming and full of adventure. Class will be held at The Balcony 300 Fairhope Ave, Suite E, Fairhope AL 36532. Parking is on a first come basis, and is free of charge.

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Register before June 15, 2021

  • Class begins at 1:00pm, ends at 4:00pm on Tuesday June 22nd, 2021.

  • 5 student minimum in order to hold the class

  • 12 student maximum due to space and time limations

Want more community time with your fellow sewists?

VIP Dinner and Cocktails Event

Join us after class for the VIP Dinner and Cocktails Event after class at The Locals at the Alley. This facility is just downstairs from The Balcony. You can even wear your new linen pants to class if you wish!

Location: The Local Alley

Steps Away from the Balcony

The Local Alley is a fine place to eat, and get to know your new sewing buddies. Dine al fresco in the stunning courtyard, have some great local food and maybe even sip a class of wine or two. A fun photo session is included! The Local Alley is located at 312 Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope, AL. VIP DINNER EVENT is from 6:00pm to 8:30pm, and an additional $50.00.


  • Private dining experience in the French Quarter at The Local Alley

  • One premium menu selection

  • One cocktail ticket

  • Gratuity

  • Visit with the designer Jessica Cramer

  • Time to get to know others in the sewing community

  • Impromptu photo session for sharing on social media

Class Bonuses Included:

  • PDF Sewing Planner

    Print this document and use it to organize all your sewing projects! There is a place for taking measurements, sketching ideas, pattern and fabric details, even a place to plan your embroidery designs.

  • Free One Piece Pajama Pants PDF Sewing Pattern

    Practice your new sewing skills with this easy pajama pattern. Try it cut short for quick boxer shorts! The Classic One Piece Pajama PDF Pattern is a $16.00 value.

  • Receive a Discount on the Next Class

    Register during the pants class for the upcoming Cecelia Peasant Blouse class and receive a 20% discount and save $60.00!

Instructor Jessica Cramer

PDF Pattern Designer


Jessica Cramer

Jessica has Bachelors degree in Apparel Design from the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as an Associates Degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Her specialty is designing Ladies and Women’s Sportswear, and Lingerie. Jessica is married with 4 grown sons. She and her family have recently relocated to southern Alabama, and are enjoying the Gulf Coast. Jessica enjoys being outside, traveling, gardening, photography, and reading. Among her other adventures, Jessica is a PDF Sewing Pattern Designer, blogger, YouTuber, and Podcaster. On the Style Blues Podcast, she features successful creative entrepreneurs and techniques to inspire you to create and sew. Subscribe on ITunes or Stitcher for the latest episode.

What if I am a Beginner?

Core 7 Sewing Lessons

If you are a beginner you will need to know basic sewing skills before you take the Joleene Linen Pant Class. The Core 7 Sewing Lessons will teach you everything you need to know about basic sewing.
Cecelia Peasant Blouse

Before You Go....

Important Information

  • Do I have to pay for parking?

    Street parking is available but limited, consider arriving early enough to find a convient parking space. The Balcony has an elevator so transporting your sewing machine and supplies up stairs is not required.

  • Are there stairs in The Balcony Building?

    The class room is on the second floor of the building, there is an elevator readily available so bringing your equipment upstairs should not be a problem.

  • What if there are not enough people registered?

    We will verify class enrollment numbers (we must have at least 5 registrations to hold the class) and refund 100% of your money if the class is cancelled. Share this event with your friends to be sure we have adequate enrollment to hold the event! If the class is cancelled we will try and reschedule at another time.

  • What sewing level is this class?

    Intermediate Level: This project is designed for INTERMEDIATE LEVEL SEWING. Students must be able to sew a straight stitch, zig-zag, hem, use elastic, finish seams, make buttonholes and press. Classes for beginners or more advanced students are available, please email me at

Registration is closing soon!

We must have a minimum of 5 registrations by June 15, 2021 in order to hold the class or it will be cancelled and your money will be refunded.

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Q and A

What do I need to bring to class?

  • Are sewing machines provided?

    No, you must bring your own sewing machine to class.

  • What other supplies do I need in class?

    Straight Pins, pinking shears and scissors, measuring tape, chalk or fabric marking pen, extension cord.

  • What is provided in class?

    Tables and chairs for sewing Iron and ironing board for pressing All supplies and notions needed to sew the linen pants Care instructions for washing your linen pants Step by Step sewing instruction

  • What if I don't finish my pants in class?

    Written sewing instructions are provided so you can finish your project at home if it's not finished during class time. The supply kit is yours to take home.

  • What Sizes are Available for the Joleene Linen Pant?

    This style has a full size range S-5XXL. The pants are a comfortable loose fit, including 4" of ease. You can view the complete size chart here. If you need to make small size alterations to the pattern during class, instruction will be provided but time may be limited so we can all finish the project within the class time.

More in Person Sewing Classes are Coming soon!

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