Pants fitting help needed:-)

By on October 18, 2014


I have sewn up a toile for a pair of pants from Vogue 6098 ¬†and I’d really like some opinions on fit. The fit feels as if the front is really flat and ¬†looks odd. What alterations should I be making for a good fit? I have had such a disaster with jeans and slacks in the past ! rtw is just no good:-)

I was also hoping to add a fly zipper and perhaps a shaped waistband if it all goes ok!

p.s sorry the photos are a bit blurry.



fitting help needed

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1960s | Skirts | Vintage Sewing

1960’s Camel skirt

By on June 6, 2013

I finished this Mccall’s 8077 pattern.

I made the dress into a skirt by moving the zipper from the side to the back seam and cut some length off the skirt. I had a few issues with gathering and will really spend the time to do 3 rows of gathering stitches and a hand baste if I do something like this again. I lined this skirt with a mid grey chetah print fabric I had in my stash.

more projects at www.littlethistles.blogspot.com

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