Sew You Cords

Added Dec 31, 2011

by wzrdreams

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Description

I made these cords last spring. The pattern is from the Sew You book. I lengthened the legs but I wish I had lengthened the front and back rise as well. I taught myself how to shorten zippers (prying off the teeth and repositioning the top stop) because the fly is rather short. Over all I think the pattern ran a little small, but I am fairly happy with the way they turned out. I want to make some more cords and some jeans, but I probably won’t use this pattern again soon because there is too many modifications I would do (lengthen the legs more, adjust the front and back rise depth and length) that I think it would be better to try another pattern instead.

Material Notes

grey brown cotton corduroy

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Pants
Style
Casual, Classic, Grunge
Material
Corduroy, Cotton

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    Jan 5, 2012, 12.56 PMby joost52

    These look very good, and the fitting is so well-done even though you complain about the pattern a bit. Great work!

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    Jan 3, 2012, 12.03 PMby Jodi Wade

    Nice. I want to make a pair of cords. Do you think stretch or non-stretch cord is better?

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      Jan 5, 2012, 05.47 AMby wzrdreams

      I prefer non stretch. I hate the flapping sound that stretch fabrics make. However, slight stretch is useful if a pattern has very little ease.

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    Jan 1, 2012, 02.17 AMby taure

    The topstiching looks very professional.

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