|Age Level: 16 & up||Cost: $78||Level: Beginner|
Sew a casual or dress pair of drawstring pants while learning skills and techniques that are essential to building your own me-made wardrobe. We’ll discuss patterns, sizing, and how to get the fit you want. During construction, you’ll learn how to sew side seam pockets, create a casing and even learn to make your own drawstring. Make the pants in any length you choose. We will be learning how to install an optional side seam pocket.
Learn what body measurements are important and how to take them accurately. We will look at a sample pattern, learning to decipher all pattern markings and how to compare the pattern to your own measurements. Pattern ease will be discussed. Then you’ll be ready to alter your pants pattern for a custom fit
Each step of the construction process will be explained, and we’ll take time to fit the pants as we go. Some of you will finish your pants in class, and some may finish at home. Everyone will have the skills needed to successfully complete the project, along with some basic principles of fit that can be used in the future.