how to sew… capri sports pants

Heyhey,

I finally managed to get sports back into my schedule. 🙂 jay for me! 🙂 Because of that I noticed I do not have enough nice looking sports-cloth, so what should a seamstress do? Make some for herself of course.

For this, I used the pattern I made for my sisters parkour-pants:

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I folded it, so it would end just below the knee and cut the fabric.

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then I sewed the back and front parts together, one pant-leg with right side out and one with wrong side out. then I placed the pant-leg with right side out into the other

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and sewed the crotch seam

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now I sewed an elastic into a circle and cut my waistband fabric twice as wide as the elastic plus seam allowance

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then I folded the waistband in the middle and placed the elastic in it. and pinned it to the right side of my pants, all open edges to the top, and sewed

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the only thing ma pants still miss is the hem: for that, I cut 2 cuffs to fit my calves and twice as long as I want it to be at the finished pants, sewed it into circles, folded in half with the wrong side on the inside, then I pulled one over each pant-leg and sewed.

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my finished sports pants.

I hope this was understandable, even with just this few pictures. If you do have any questions about this project, do not hesitate to ask!

keep sewing and smiling

your TailorFairy

 

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