My of-the-moment pattern! Pocket puff pants

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I seem to have a new clothing style obsession every other day but hey, nothing wrong with that!  Keeps things interesting.

This pant style has been in my head for a while, ever since I saw them in a store some where.  It would be so much easier if I didn’t make patterns and I could just buy the pants and get it over with.  But nope, can’t buy it when I can make it!

I knew the pattern would take a good bit of time to get right so I’ve been putting it off for a while.

I’m so happy I got the pattern done, it’s seriously so fun to wear these on E! People love them everywhere we go 🙂

Enjoy a look at the tutorial!  If you want to try them you’ll find the pattern on my website, discounted to $5.50 for a week.

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After cutting out the pieces, the slanted pocket pieces are placed on the front pant piece and sewn on at the angle.

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Open them up to look like this and get the other pocket pieces.  Lay the pocket backing on top and sew them together along the curved edge.

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Then, the pockets get folded in along the slanted seam.  It looks like this on the front

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This is the back after the pocket is folded in.

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Sew along the slanted pocket edge so pocket lays flat.  Then sew a short temporary stitch at the top to hold pocket in place.

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After the pockets are done, the top section is sewn on

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The top of the back piece is sewn on as well

 

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Front and back side seams and inseams are sewn together and then I serge around the top of the waist.

 

 

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Cuffs are sewn together,  folded into cuffs and placed inside the leg.  Serge them onto the ankles while stretching the cuff to fit.

 

 

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The elastic is the last step- I fold the waist down 1/2″ and sew around the waist leaving a gap for the elastic.   Thread the elastic through, sew it together and close the gap.

 

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Now I have trendy little puff pants for E!  I even managed to get a picture of her in a pair.  Don’t judge the phone 😉  You’ve done it too…

Remember you can always show off your photos in the sewing group 🙂

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2017-04-19T08:14:08+00:00 February 6th, 2015|Pattern tutorials|