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Black-on-Black Pants

Let me introduce you to my newest garment:  my black-on-black pants.  These pants are the culmination of my efforts in Sandra Betzina’s Pant Fitting Techniques class class on Craftsy.  The pattern is Vogue V2948, a princess-seamed basic pant pattern that either zips at the side or back.  I chose to use a black wool crepe from Mood that is described as “an absolute… Continue reading Black-on-Black Pants

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Sundays with Sandra: Preserving the Pattern

This winter I’m sewing along with Sandra Betzina. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn pant fitting techniques using Sanda Betzina’s Pant Fitting Techniques class on Craftsy. This post marks my completion of the class. Well, friends, I’ve finally reached the end of the class.  In this final lesson Sandra… Continue reading Sundays with Sandra: Preserving the Pattern

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Sundays with Sandra: Finalizing and Balancing Your Pattern

This winter I’m sewing along with Sandra Betzina. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn pant fitting techniques using Sanda Betzina’s Pant Fitting Techniques class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. I’m back for yet another week of pants fitting class – only this… Continue reading Sundays with Sandra: Finalizing and Balancing Your Pattern

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Sundays with Sandra: Testing Your Pattern

This winter I’m sewing along with Sandra Betzina. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn pant fitting techniques using Sanda Betzina’s Pant Fitting Techniques class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Ladies and Gentlemen, the scissors came out in this week’s Sandra Betzina’s Pant Fitting… Continue reading Sundays with Sandra: Testing Your Pattern

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Sundays with Sandra: Crotch and Calf Alterations

This winter I’m sewing along with Sandra Betzina. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn pant fitting techniques using Sanda Betzina’s Pant Fitting Techniques class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Okay, so it’s now been quite a while since my last post about… Continue reading Sundays with Sandra: Crotch and Calf Alterations

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Sundays with Sandra: Rear and Thigh Alterations

This winter I’m sewing along with Sandra Betzina. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn pant fitting techniques using Sanda Betzina’s Pant Fitting Techniques class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Class five in Sandra Betzina’s online Pant Fitting Techniques class from Craftsy focused on rear and thigh… Continue reading Sundays with Sandra: Rear and Thigh Alterations

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Sundays with Sandra: Tummy and Waist Alterations

This winter I’m sewing along with Sandra Betzina. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn pant fitting techniques using Sanda Betzina’s Pant Fitting Techniques class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. I feel a little ADD over here jumping from Drape Drape 2 to… Continue reading Sundays with Sandra: Tummy and Waist Alterations

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Sundays with Sandra: Taking Measurements

This winter I’m sewing along with Sandra Betzina. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn pant fitting techniques using Sanda Betzina’s Pant Fitting Techniques class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. It’s Sunday again and time for another weekly lesson from Sandra Betzina’s Pant Fitting… Continue reading Sundays with Sandra: Taking Measurements

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Sundays with Sandra: Pant Fit and Patterns

This winter I’m sewing along with Sandra Betzina. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn pant fitting techniques using Sanda Betzina’s Pant Fitting Techniques class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Class two in Sandra Betzina’s online Pant Fitting Techniques class from Craftsy focused on Pant Fit and… Continue reading Sundays with Sandra: Pant Fit and Patterns