Pants, pants, pants….

Having enough fabric for many pants in my stash and real need for one – I decided to make one without big ado about fitting.

Each time I will check what I can correct to make the next one better. I hope in such way to achieve perfect fitting pants eventually.

I drafted once the pattern of a trousers – but this time I decided to use a patter from my collection. Of course I have enough pants patterns.

I have few stretch jeans fabrics and I decided tom use this McCall’s pattern M6440.

This Misses’ Pants has narrow legs, self faced contoured waistband – I will put zipper in the back seam. Maybe I will put one (or two) pocket in waistband with a zipper.

M6440 (1)

This pattern is so promising that I decided fused interfacing under the paper form. I hope it will stay longer and I will be able to use it longer. Honestly I was first thinking about fitting such prepared pattern before cutting it from a fashion fabric.

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I used my new helpers to keep all in one place – small irons. My DH sand the base to make them smoother.

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When checking other patterns I came across this McCall’s pants patter – M6901 – Misses’/Women’s Pants. This is semi-fitted, tapered pants with waistband, side front pockets and front mock fly zipper. It is possible to insert zipper at the back and eliminate pockets. It is designed for medium-weight woven. I have to check if I have this pattern in my stash.

M6901 (3)

Let’s end this year with at least one finish pants.

By Red Point Tailor

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12 thoughts on “Pants, pants, pants….

    1. Christmas is beginning to shape up. There will be more bought gifts than homemade though. Luckily we aren’t a family focused on gifts (Thank Goodness!).

      Good think phone photos are as good as they are! You always do a great job on your posts and I know the coming posts will be the same.
      Merry Christmas!

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