Posts Tagged ‘elastic waists’

Free pattern: children’s shorts

Hi All, Last week’s pajama pants pattern draft has been tested on my favourite seven-and-a-half year old with great success!  I made her a pair of shorts in a very brightly printed cotton.  The fit is great and she really likes them.     I followed the same draft with three changes: The crotch depth…

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Free pattern: pajama pants (or shorts)

Hello All, today here’s a simple draft for a pair of pajama pants.  They could also be shorts, three-quarter length, or whatever length you like. This pattern is very nearly a zero-waste pattern.  If your hip measurement is 39″ or less and your fabric width is 150cm, then you’ll have almost no waste at all.…

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The curse of the elastic waist

Dear Friends, have you ever made something that deep down you knew wasn’t ideal but secretly you hoped would work out?  Like, for example, an elastic waisted skirt? I made myself an elastic waisted skirt to wear last summer; I wore it only once.  It was a foolish notion for someone who doesn’t really have…

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