06 March 2017

Lamise Pleated Pants

5 March 2017

A "Lamise" Pleated Pants/Bundfaltenhose, pattern is from www.pattydoo.de. I have printed this pattern long time ago, well actually it was meant for Christmas 2016 and of course that did not happen. I was mainly prioritizing my family's clothing rather than myself and that I lack time as well, my fault also. Anyway, now it did happen yessss! I took the biggest size ever on the pattern and then I analyze it with the existing pants that I have (which is already worn out, as in, actually it is already ruined on the inside leg area due to rubbing of my inner thighs while walking). I went to two sizes smaller basing on the pants that I still have. And when I was cutting the fabric this morning then I realized that it is indeed pleated that is why it is much bigger on the upper area of the pants pattern compare to the existing pants. First time to make pants for myself, so I am quite hesitant to do it because I might get disappointed unlike when I am doing bags it is quite okay if I made some mistakes or imperfections it can be given away and they would still appreciate it never can tell the difference but if its a pants who can I give that to, nowadays people are more fashion conscious, a different feeling actually between pants/clothings and bags. Not that I am bragging but this pants was easy to do aside from the help of the youtube video pattydoo posted. I use serger and then sew it with the sewing machine to secure the stitches and to be neater inside the pants. I have not finished the hem because I do not know yet if I will make it exactly my length or to have it folded. I was surprised to find out that it did fit me but not pleased with my body figure which I have been ignoring most of the time. The pants looks good but the pleats don't go along with me because having a big body figure, pleats should be eliminated in my case. Next time I will try disassembling or seam ripping my existing pants and remake such size and also to try loosing weight maybe I will be much more happier with the result of the pants that I will create. :-)

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