Pant Fitting Techniques »
InstructionsOn Fit Adventure 1, the pockets sagged a bit (fabric was a bit slippery) so on Fit Adventure 2, I inserted a zipper on the pockets by cutting the pocket opening 1 inch below the cut edge instead of 5/8 inch below. Since I never wear anything tucked in, it's not really a problem. But it was fun to play with the zipper idea.
To make zipping the side zipper a little easier, I added a tab inside ...
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Type of item: Clothing
What was your inspiration?
I have always wanted to take a class from Sandra Betzina. Thanks to Craftsy for making this possible!
What are you most proud of?
I really worked hard on the fit, and it was worth it. I learned so much by slowing down and enjoying the process.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Make and adjust the muslin as directed in the class. But give yourself permission to be just as critical about the fit after you finally work with your fashion fabric. It's just different from the muslin. I think for the next pair, I'm going to try inserting a back zipper--that way, I can adjust both sides as much as I need to for the fashion fabric.