Sewing pants can be tricky but with the price of repro jeans being sky high, I knew I had to give making my own a chance!
This was my first time sewing with denim and it went really well! My machine needed a bit of persuasion to get it to sew pretty buttons in denim but I prevailed.
I made these from Wearing History’s 1940s WWII overall pattern. It was really great to work with! I chose a medium weight 7oz denim so I could wear them all year round.
I’m really pleased with how these came out! I’m pretty sure I never need to buy repro 40s jeans again!
I’ve got a much longer review and many more photos over on the blog! Have you ever made 40s pants or overalls before?