Today we’d like to introduce you to Ciano Farmer.
Ciano, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
I remember when I was a kid and my grandmother had a GE chrome electric toaster oven made in the USA, One day it broke and she called GE repair service and they came to her house and replaced it for FREE..that was and how I remember what American made is and was…American made, made to last and guarantee for life, like a good old Chevy truck.
So we are asked a lot,
“WHY DOES IT TAKE SO LONG TO GET MY ORDER.
Well, first we are a small shop in Texas. We make jeans like they did back in the 1800’s with vintage techniques. We cut “ONE” jean at a time and use vintage tailor methods to make each pair.
For start, we use Tailor chalk to transfer our “old beat up” paper pattern on to the roll of selvage denim fabric “for each pair.” We cut each pair out with our vintage scissors.
And after we cut each pair out, we process the order for sewing.
We have searched all over the USA to get the right vintage sewing machines into our shop to make your jeans. We “ONLY” use vintage Singers and Union Special sewing machines.
These machines are a great compliment to the vintage techniques we use to make our denim….and we are still looking for more!!!
It takes around 12-15 vintage machines to make one pair of jeans, compare that to only 5-6 machines on a modern production line.
Vintage Technique. How Jeans should be made!.
Yes, that is right!. We use vintage techniques to make our denim.
Since we have the vintage machines we did not just stop there.
We hand cut each jean one at a time. We “HAND” set all the rivets and “HAND” sew all the labels and tailor the jeans just for you by “HAND” one at a time..
Our vintage machines do not have a backstitch function like the modern ones so we have to tie off each tread after it ends or use vintage back stitch techniques.
That is some of the reasons why it takes a little longer for our jeans to get made.
The Final Product. No two jeans are the same!
It is a lengthy process to make our selvage denim, but it is well worth it.
We even take the process further by measuring each pair before they go out to you and stamping each pair with a born date so we know when it was made and we keep all this info on file just in case your jeans need maintenance one day.
We make one of the most beautiful AMERICAN MADE jeans you will ever own. and it is TEXAS TOUGH! and made to last a LIFETIME like American made product used to be back in the day like my grandma’s toaster oven.
We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
Since each item is hand made one at a time and being a one-man show, it has been hard to make all the orders in a timely manner. All orders are CUSTOM, and trying to keep up is hard..and the most difficult part to finding someone to help since what we do is not a standard industry thing, it almost like if I bring someone on board it would be an apprenticeship
We’d love to hear more about your business.
What sets us apart for everyone else is that we are the only company that guarantees our product for life and we are the only company in all of the USA that has TEXAS selvage made denim…
- Address: 2321 N Masch Branch Road
Denton, TX 76207
- Website: www.cianofarmer.com
- Phone: 2812021078
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cianofarmerdenimco/