how to sew spats

Added Aug 30, 2008

by sawa

Lahti, Finland

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I didn’t take any pictures while sewing the spats but they are easy to make so I hope it won’t be a problem. First you need a pattern, which you’ll find here: http://www.thankyoufornotbeingperky.com/?cat=16
The link to the pattern is on the left side of the page. And it’s a pdf file. Here are also pictures of my modified patterns so that you’ll know what kind of changes I made to the pattern. In my patterns the original pattern line is marked in green.

Material Notes

I used tweed and cotton for the lining, but it’s your choise. The amount of fabric needed depends on how long spats you want.

Difficulty

Novice

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    Apr 1, 2014, 09.44 PMby Trina Nielsen

    Does anyone have the pdf pattern? The link in this post goes to a site that is “under construction” :(

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    Jan 23, 2012, 10.43 PMby samandsky

    These are so cool looking, just think now you can wear you’re favorite shoes all winter ( with the help of these lovely spats)

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    Dec 2, 2011, 11.51 PMby Cassandraj16

    I didn’t even know these existed but they look awesome I think I’m going to try them out…nice buttons btw!

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    May 5, 2010, 03.08 PMby katexxxxxx

    Perfect! I’ve just been asked to make a pair of vinyl spats for gents boots, and this will save me a whole lot of bother, so THANK YOU for posting your How To and the pattern location.

    I love your ones! Especially the collection of odd buttons! That’s a really cute touch. Mine will be made with poppers.

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    Sep 11, 2009, 12.14 PMby lisarie

    i love these thanks for posting

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