|One day I put them on and...|
Even without a waistband
I could see they were starting to
look like real jeans.
Drafting, drafting drafting. Pattern drafting is a great new learning experience and, oh yeah, it takes a lot of time.
At some point I just wanted to know how the pattern I was creating over and over in muslin was going to look in the real deal ....
And, just as I learned with my jeans-style denim skirt, I found that the denim draped totally differently than the muslin. More challenging yet, I was working this time with denim with lycra. Guess who looked like the saggy baggy elephant? No, sorry. I just couldn't take a photo.
How many times did I take in the seams? Four on the side seam and twice on the inseam.
Then one day I put them on and low and behold, they were starting to look like jeans!
It's times like these that keep me...
Enchanted by Sewing