Basic Pattern Set

The Basic Pattern Set – Just follow the instructions!

OH!  If it were only that easy right?  Famous last words?  Just follow the instructions, that is what the pattern tells me to do right? Step 1. Take measurements.  That is easy enough, though I gaze long and hard at the numbers coming off the tape measure.  Can those be accurate?  I do it again… Continue reading The Basic Pattern Set – Just follow the instructions!

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McCalls M5633 Cargo Pant-Entry 2-The Waist Alteration

I'm just going to get right into the alterations.  I used THIS FORM from the New Mexico University Extension Office and then measured the pattern. Upon review I fortunately only have to do 2 adjustments.  The length is within my measurements but the waist and hips need to be larger.  I need to add a… Continue reading McCalls M5633 Cargo Pant-Entry 2-The Waist Alteration