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Fancy Pants: 80% complete

After the last post on lazy sewing I guess the time is right to get back to full-on, draft-it-yourself, patterning from scratch. With the help of a friendly sewing teacher of course!

My last module in my sewing course involves sewing a pair of pants. Here is my pants sloper. Or ‘basic block’, depending on which side of the globe you happen to live in, or which sewing philosophy suits your fancy. Definitely one of the more difficult¬†slopers that I have drawn so far.

Some of the body measurements and drafting instructions are in Malay, my mother tongue. Because that’s how we roll in my sewing class.

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Works-in-Progress: French Dart Jacket

One of the main reasons why I started this blog was to help me keep track of all the sewing projects that I plan to start on, am currently working on, have completed, or have abandoned. We all need to know when to pull the plug on certain projects are just not going to make it.

Of course, it would be wonderful to know what others in the online sewing community think about the project, and hopefully give some feedback on how they can be done better and in the case of abandoned projects, how they can be saved.

Here’s a snippet on what has been lying around on my sewing table recently:

French Dart Jacket – 60% complete

My preliminary drawing.

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