SEWING DIRECTIONS No. 7 VANLØSE VERSION 2

These pair of trousers are inspired by the 1930´s soft and feminine look. They have a high waist and the legs have a wide width.

Find your size:

The picture shows a size 40/12/8. Determine your size by measuring your waist and hip and compare the measurement to the chart on your pattern. 

Fabric choice:

This version is made from a woolen fabric. Similar kinds of fabric like wool/viscose, silk and soft cotton fabric can also be used, as long it is a woven fabric

You need:

  • Fabric
    • Width 140 cm
      • EU 34-48/UK 6-20/US 2-16 2,5 Mtr.
    • Width 110 cm
      • EU 34-48/UK 6-20/US 2-16 2,5 Mtr.
  • Thread
  • Invisible zipper 30 cm  
  • Fusing 30 cm

Adjustments:

To get the best result, I recommend you always sew a sample, before cutting in the desired fabric. See adjustments guide.

Cutting fabric:

The pattern pieces are labeled with capital letters (A, B, C etc.) These letters are referred to in the cutting diagram below, to enable you to see which pattern pieces you will need for the version you are making.

 

NOTE! Piece H & I, are also cut in fusing

 

Sewing directions:

NOTE! All pattern parts are incl. 1 CM (3/8 INCH) Seam allowance, unless anything else is noted. If more seam allowance is desired you can do so by adding. 

1.    Cut all the pieces.

2.    Press fusing on both facings.

3.    Sew the darts on the back, the right side of fabric facing each other.

4.    Overlock/zig-zag all raw edges.

5.    Sew the zipper in left side, See video.

6.    Sew the rest of the left side seam together, the right side of fabric facing each other.

7.    Sew together the right side seam, the right side of fabric facing each other.

8.    With the right side of fabric facing each other, sew the inner seam on both right and left leg.

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9.    With right side facing each other, sew the right and left leg together in crotch.

10.    Sew facing together in the right side, right side facing each other. 

11.    Press all seams open.

12.    Hem the pants (4 cm is added for hem)

13.    With right side facing each other, sew facing and pants together in waistline.

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14.    Flip the facing over, and make a top stitch on facing to keep the seam allowance in place make notches in the seam allowance in waist. See video.

15.    Place facing and pants with right side facing each other, and sew the ends together, by the zipper.

16.    Turn the corners by the zipper and press nicely.

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