Pants & jeans Sewing

Doing a cling film pants sloper

Yes, I know it sounds totally insane, but I am out of options regarding pants fitting. I have tried any alteration possible, I have made my own pattern from scratch with a tailor, and still the fit is not spot on. I have excess pooling of fabric on my back thighs no matter what I …

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Kilovolt Pants & jeans Sewing

Morgan boyfriend jeans

I’m continuing my quest for the perfect jeans, now trying the non-stretch version. I have made the Morgans, in a beautiful dark 8 oz denim. I even did some distressing! Based on my hip measurement (105 cm/ 41.3″) I chose size 14 as I was between size 12 and 14, and the pattern suggest you size …

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Jalie Eleonora version 2

Second pair of Eleonora, this time in a very stretchy lightweight black denim. I have altered the pattern from version 1:   1) Swayback adjustment, lowering CB about 2,5 cm/ 1″ 2) Low butt adjustment, scooping about 1,5 cm/ 0.6″ in back crotch curve 3) Scooping about 1 cm/ 0.4″ in front crotch curve 4) …

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Kilovolt Pants & jeans Sewing

Jalie Eleonora stretch pants

  For the first time ever I have made actual pants/ jeans for myself. I have made loads of casual joggers fore myself, and pants and joggers for Bjørn, but never anything like this. Topstitching! Lots of fitting! But I have to say, it was not nearly as hard as I was fearing 🙂 These …

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