Tag Archives: trouser sewalong

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the Moment You’ve Been Waiting for Trousers

These are indeed the moment I’ve waiting for trousers. I’ve been fantasizing about wearing these since IClick here to view the full post »

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Hem it Up!

It’s the final day of the Trouser Sewalong. I really can’t believe it’s coming to an end. Again,Click here to view the full post »

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a Waistband, a Zipper, a Facing & a Lining = Puzzle?

This is not a post that I actually wanted to write, because when I’m faced with this problem, I don’t haveClick here to view the full post »

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Zipper Insertion Options

I decided not to do a step by step zipper insertion on the trousers because I’ve done one already. Two in fact,Click here to view the full post »

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Bias Waistband Fun-ness

Behind the scenes of this sewalong, I’ve been trying to stay a few steps ahead. It was in this spirit that I putClick here to view the full post »

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Whipping the Lining into Shape

Today’s post is very similiar to yesterday’s post. The lining is so easy peasy to put together. The dartsClick here to view the full post »

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Seams

I think you might be surprised to see how quickly your pants will come together after all is said and done. I know IClick here to view the full post »

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Cutting the Lining

Lining trousers can greatly increase their longevity. Not to mention it feels utterly luxurious to have lined trousersClick here to view the full post »

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the Cutting of the Cloth

Sorry for this delay! Oh my! My internet was down over the weekend, the weather was crummy and pictures could not beClick here to view the full post »

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What do I do with a Muslin?

I have often wondered this. And to own the truth, I always just end up throwing them away. And then I when I come backClick here to view the full post »

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Wrinkles

Sigh…… These are all images I gathered from around the web. The first two are from Oprah.com where they wereClick here to view the full post »

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Fullness & Waistlines

So after all of this, you might still be having problems with your pant muslins. I know. It’s crazy! However IClick here to view the full post »

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Width Alterations for Pants

It’s been a rather wild weekend. Sorry to have kept away, but there was a birthday party for Mr. S that neededClick here to view the full post »

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the Knee & the Hem

Burda #127 is a Tall-sized pattern. If you are average, petite or just plain short, you know that by now. And you areClick here to view the full post »

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Discussing, at length, Crotch Length

Can I just say, I’ll be getting so many spam comments from talking about crotch this and that. I’m reallyClick here to view the full post »

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In which I finally talk about the word…..

Crotch. That’s it folks. Right there. It’s the crux of most pant problem. That ding dang darn crotch. AndClick here to view the full post »

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Most Common Pant Alterations

I’ll admit to you right now that I’ve learned most of my info on pant fitting from Pants for Real People.Click here to view the full post »

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Noteworthy Bottoms

I’ve had many questions and such about why I chose Burda #127 for the Trouser Sewalong. I’ll admit now, thatClick here to view the full post »

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Making a Straight Grain Waistband into a Bias Waistband

This is my quick and dirty way of turning a straight grain waistband into a bias waistband. Totally easy, peasy. WellClick here to view the full post »

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Under Construction – Trouser Muslin

It’s time we started putting our muslin together for our trousers. I’ve made complete instructions here forClick here to view the full post »

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Snipping up your Trouser Muslin

Oh it’s the day we’ve all been waiting for! Today, I’ll be showing you a few basic steps and info forClick here to view the full post »

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Prepping the Pattern Pieces

Oh my goodness! It’s already here! January 3, 2011. And that means its time for the official start of the TrouserClick here to view the full post »

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The Trouser Sewalong – Going Shopping

Ready to give a little zing to your below-the-belt wardrobe? Me too. I’m in serious need of trousers. Truth beClick here to view the full post »

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Before you cut your pattern….

You’re going to want to beat me. Andrea left me a comment today and noticed something that I did not. As thisClick here to view the full post »