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Tencel Denim is soft, drapes beautifully and is surprisingly light-weight. Knowing in advance how these properties affect decisions in the garment construction process will help ensure a pleasurable sewing experience. 

This post uses the Palisade pants from Papercut Patterns as a test case to highlight the special properties of Tencel Denim, with tips for working with the fabric in the areas of; pattern testing, cutting, prepping (stablising), construction, and finishing. 

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My encounter with a fabric that evokes a cloud, cools you like a fresh summer breeze and has the support of an overzealous little league coach: Tencel Twill.
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