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how to sew pants: waistband and finish

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here are the last steps for the pants. The other parts can be found here: part1, part2, part3, part4 and part5.

DSCF6202I measured around the top of my pants

DSCF6203and drew a waistband with that length plus 2 times the seam allowance and 8-10cm wide (so the waistband in the end is 3-4cm wide)

DSCF6204next I pinned it to the pants Read the rest of this entry

how to sew pants: side-seams and trying it on

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here are the next steps for the pants, you can find the beginning here: part1, part2, part3 and part4 .

 

DSCF6192 DSCF6193now I pinned and sewed the back-crotch-seam

DSCF6194 DSCF6195then I pinned and sewed the side-seams and inseam Read the rest of this entry

how to sew pants: zipper and fly

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hier are the next steps for the pants, you can find the first parts here: part1, part2 and part3.

DSCF6165next I pinned and sewed the front crotch-seam until the beginning of zipper

DSCF6166looks like this

DSCF6167I folded the lower side a little bit parallel to the  centre front, so the zipper wouldn’t show, the pin shows where the centre front is Read the rest of this entry

how to sew pants: pockets

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here are the next steps for the pants, you can see my pattern construction here: part1 and part2.

DSCF6157I pinned the facing right side on right side on the pockets

DSCF6158sewed and serged

DSCF6159then I folded the facing over on the wrong side

 

DSCF6161and ironed it a little inward Read the rest of this entry

how to sew pants: pattern part2

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I am really sorry for the delay, but nonetheless here are the next steps for the pant-pattern. If you are just joining you can read the first part here.

DSCF6137based on the pins I put into my pants when trying them on I drew new lines on the pattern

DSCF6138and cut the additional paper of (remembering the seam allowance)

DSCF6139same with the front part

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how to sew pants: pattern part1

DSCF5342Heyhey,

DSCF6126

I have 2 patterns I copied of pants I own, both are ok, but none of them is perfect. You know those patterns you use and when trying it on you just know you have to make another one with the same pattern and another and another… just because it fits so well…

well both aren’t there yet, so I decided to try to combine both patterns. I wasn’t sure if it would work, maybe I would get all the things I don’t like in the new pants, but I hoped it would only have the good sides of both  –  and I was lucky. ;)

DSCF6120first I drew a long line on the new paper for the grain line, so I would place both front parts right

DSCF6121then I drew around both front parts

DSCF6122in 2 different colors Read the rest of this entry

how to sew flared pants with appliqued flowers: inseam, hem and waistband

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here are the last steps for the pants, you can read the first parts here: part1, part2, part3 and part4 

DSCF6013next I pinned the back crotch seam

DSCF6014sewed and serged

DSCF6015then I pinned the inseam Read the rest of this entry

how to sew flared pants with appliqued flowers: zipper

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so here are the next steps for the flared pants, the first parts can be found here: part1, part2 and part3.

DSCF5992first I closed the front crotch seam

DSCF5993then I folded it like it should in the end

DSCF5994DSCF5995the right centre front is the lower part Read the rest of this entry

how to sew flared pants with appliqued flowers: flowers

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one day late, I am sorry, but here are the next steps of the pants. First parts can be found here: part1 and part2

DSCF5927after serging all open edges I sewed the side seam

DSCF5928then I did some stitching parallel to the seam

DSCF5929next I marked the hem allowance Read the rest of this entry

how to sew flared pants with appliqued flowers: pockets

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DSCF6024since it got pretty cold lately I didn’t wear the pants yet, but here is a small pic of the finished pants for you;)

DSCF5845I drew a line at the seam allowance of the front pocket

DSCF5846then I pinned a folded ribbon right on that line

DSCF5847and also pinned the pocket part to the front and sewed  Read the rest of this entry

how to sew flared pants with appliqued flowers: pattern and cutting

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even though I wore this pants before, I sadly forgot to take a picture, so I have to start this without showing you the finished project on me.

DSCF5252 (copy)I used the pattern I made for the dungarees, without the flap

DSCF5812I wanted a zipper in front so I added some part at the centre front for the fly

DSCF5813and at the side seam I folded for the pockets  Read the rest of this entry

how to make dungarees: straps, buttons and hem

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here are the next and final steps for the dungarees, if you didn’t read the first parts yet, you can find them here: part1, part2, part3, part4.

DSCF5306Next I measured fromt the waistband around my back over the shoulders to the flap and cut 2 strips with that length plus 5cm for ease and buttonholes. They are about 7cm wide

DSCF5307then I folded them in half, pinned and sewed

DSCF5311and ironed the seam allowances apart and in the middle of the strip, not I marked the triangle I wanted my straps to end in Read the rest of this entry

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