Self-Drafted Trousers Using Thread Theory Jutland Pants

My jaw dropped to the floor when I started comparing the self-drafted trousers pattern for Ryan to actual sewing patterns that I had in my collection. The style and fit of my self-drafted trousers were closest to Thread Theory’s Jutland Pants, with a few modifications to leg fit, pockets, etc. Over a year ago, I … More Self-Drafted Trousers Using Thread Theory Jutland Pants

Self-Drafted Trousers Using Alina Design’s Chi-Town Chinos

The first pair of trousers I made from my duct-tape sloper was a pair of stretch skinny jean shorts. I had previously made skinny jeans so I was able to compare my self-drafted version with an altered pattern. This time around, I am trying a new pattern, Alina Sewing + Design Co. Chi-Town chinos Expansion … More Self-Drafted Trousers Using Alina Design’s Chi-Town Chinos

Butterick B6100 Shirt in Lightweight Woven Fabrics

Finding the perfect basic woven shirt pattern for summer wasn’t as daunting as I thought it would be. Months ago, I purchased the Butterick Pattern, B6100, because it offered separate pattern pieces for A/B, C and D cup sizes. I can’t believe I’ve waited until now to try this pattern! I know there are a … More Butterick B6100 Shirt in Lightweight Woven Fabrics

Cloth Habit Watson Bra without the Hook & Eye Closure AKA Pullover Style

With all the excess spandex knit fabric I have, I really wanted to alter Cloth Habit’s Watson bra pattern so I could use up all my scraps. The original bra pattern requires different fabrics for the cups and band. The pattern recommends that the bra cup fabric be 4-way stretch with spandex and approximately 75% … More Cloth Habit Watson Bra without the Hook & Eye Closure AKA Pullover Style