Discover how denim fabric becomes the famous 501 jeans. Begin with a summary of how cotton is made into denim cloth. Then, visit one of the largest Levi Strauss manufacturing plants in the United States. Watch as denim is unloaded, patterns are prepared by a plotting machine and three tons of denim are "floated" by air to a table where it is cut by saw or computer. Pieces are then distributed to the sewing floor, where they are assembled and finished by machinery and skilled workers. As you journey through each production, narration further explains each procedure. A supplement is included.