Even though I have been sewing for a few years at this point, I am still terrified of making pants, a fear I am hoping to conquer this year

Keywords: diy , fashion , sewing diy , bell bottom jeans , diy jeans , jeans , mccalls m8007

I had to make revisions to the front and back crotch, and also added some length to the legs because I want to be able to wear boots or wedges with my jeans. This revision had to be made to all of the leg pieces. This is different for everyone. Some people may always have to make revisions to the length of the pattern, [either too short or too long] or they will have to make revisions to the seat of the pattern or the tummy part. Depending on your body, you will likely have to make some kind of revisions to pants patterns. Unless, of course, you decide to just make your own pants pattern and make other pants patterns from that original pattern, which I believe is probably the best way to go.

https://sewzaizay.com/i-made-my-first-pair-of-jeans-mccalls-m8007
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If you would like to see many sewing aspects mentioned in this post, along with the skirts on my body in action, you can see the video available on my sewing channel

Keywords: pattern hacks , pattern reviews , sewing techniques , balboa skirt , easy to sew skirt , itch to stitch designs , itch to stitch patterns , lifting pins and needles , lifting pins and needles blog , pattern review , sewing channel , video tutorial

I recently took part in a pattern test by Itch to Stitch designs, a sewing pattern brand I have been a tester for, for years. It was easy to jump into this test! Involved were many skirt options and knit fabric, a combination that is irresistible as a HUGE skirt wearer.

https://liftingpinsandneedles.com/2020/06/03/4-easy-to-sew-cute-knit-balboa-skirts-itch-to-stitch

History of Stripes: From fashion to food packaging, the humble stripe is one pattern with timeless appeal

Keywords: home, lifestyle

Few patterns have enjoyed such longstanding, universal appeal as the iconic stripe. Yet, despite its seemingly modest design, this linear shape has been a catalyst for social outrage as well as a symbol of emancipation and acceptance. From the medieval period up to modern day, there’s a rich history that can be gleaned from reading between these ever-changing lines.

https://petitapetit.co.uk/2020/02/06/blurred-lines-a-brief-history-of-stripes

Yes, We Really Wore That: 1987

1980s, Beauty, Fashion, Fun, Funny, History, Humor, Nostalgia, Photography, Pics, Style, Vintage

I Don't Get It

Meg’s Sweet Shoppe, UT Austin

Yes. All those geometric figures and unnecessary flaps, bangled belts, and denim tops.

Yes. Popped collars.

Omega Psi Phi

Flintstone Barbies.

Acacia Cave Party

David Byrne meets Max Headroom.

Lois Richwine & Jesse Sublett by Jim Sigmon

Um, no. I never wore that. What IS that? Is it dead? Is it ruffles? He is speechless.

credit: Daniel Byram

He wishes he could unsee it. But he can’t.

It’s already been seen.

Black Health Professional Organization Eye Chart

All images from 1987 UT Austin Cactus.

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