Sew-A-Longs

Bryce Cargo Pants - Day 5 - Waistband and finishing!

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Bryce Cargo Pants - Day 5 - Waistband and finishing!

Welcome back to the last day of the Bryce sew a long. In case you missed it, the link for the hack to make the apostrophe joggers into cargos is here: Today we will be adding a waistband, a button and a hem. And hopefully we will be adding our butts into a pair of finished pants!I will apologize for the quality of the videos for this one. It's a busy week for me and this section was on a short timeline. As always, let us know if you have any questions! Waistband:   The next step is to bind...

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Cargo Pants HACK - Turning the Apostrophe Myfit Joggers into Cargo Pants

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Cargo Pants HACK - Turning the Apostrophe Myfit Joggers into Cargo Pants

Hey Everyone!Here's a quick tutorial and hack for adding cargo style pockets to the MyFit Joggers! Let's start by getting everything we need to get started in the links below: Link to Pattern here Link to measurement video here Link to pocket file download here  Link to Apostrophe Patterns Facebook for fit help and measurement tweaking here We will use the method in Day 4 of the Bryce cargo pants for the construction of the pockets.  For placement of back pockets. I have 3 main methods: 1. wing it, place them by eye and hope for the best. 2. compare and...

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Bryce Cargo Pants - Day 4 - pockets!

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Bryce Cargo Pants - Day 4 - pockets!

Welcome back! We now have pants with a fly and are going to attach back pockets, sew the outseams and attach and assemble cargo pockets! Back pockets: Before we do the cargo pockets we need to sew the outseam. Sew this right sides together with 1/2" seam allowance. Finish the seam with a serger or zig zag (together). Press the seam allowance toward the back pant and top stitch the entire length. Cargo Pockets: Apologies for the shaky camera at the start - if you need to skip that part we're pleating the pants which is step 45 in the instructions....

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Azuki Work Pants Sew-a-long : Day 3

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Azuki Work Pants Sew-a-long : Day 3

Let's get that zip fly together!The instructions for the most part in this pattern are very informative, the only thing I'd recommend is also drawing a chalk line on the fabric so you have a true 'mid-line' guide for ensuring that the fly will be straight up and down and not at an angle!This is my construction videos if you want to follow along!Part 1: here Part 2: here For Day 4 we will go over:1. Front pockets (our front pants are now complete)2. Adding the Upper and Lower back panels together (and top stitching)2.5. Rear Yoke3. Marrying the front...

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Bryce Cargo Pants - Day 3 - Fly assembly

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Bryce Cargo Pants - Day 3 - Fly assembly

Hello everyone!Today will be all about the fly assembly. I have one longish video that I have put together for this.  Just a note on this videos - my shirt is weirdly bumpy because I have a rhinestoned dance costume on underneath at one point (I realize now it looks kind of strange - haha) Fly Assembly: How to shorten a metal zipper - one thorough ressource I found on youtube =)  That's all for today! Tomorrow (day 4) we will do pockets and day 5 will be finishing the waistband!  Kea

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