Added Jun 4, 2008
After much contemplation, I finally went ahead and made a pair of cuffed shorts. I used the 6006 pattern which I had altered to my measurements previously for the skinny pants I uploaded yesterday. From the same pattern, i made the sittng ease tighter and more fitted. I also modified the front and back pockets.
The main attraction of this pant is the bright silver pleats in the front pocket backing. It was sort of a little concoction I dreamt up the night before drafting.
I changed the back pockets into welt pockets and made the button on the waistband asymmetric, meaning it was off centre. I cuffed the bottom hem up, top stitched the edge and blased the side of the cuff to hold it there.
I made a slight mistake, because I sewed the zipper on the right, instead of the left which would be the ideal for a mens pant.
Black cotton twill, silver satin charmeuse, black interface, white nylon lining for the inside pockets, button and zipper
Jennifer for teaching me the wonderful welt pockets
Burda for 6006 pattern to start my fascination for pants.
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