How to Fit Pants using a sloper and burda pant sewing pattern review

How to Fit Pants using a sloper and burda pant sewing pattern review


all right
ok everybody hello Andrea here with sew-to-fit and I blog over at Sew-To-Fit.com, welcome to my channel, I am doing a review of a pair of pants. But mostly I
want you guys to see the fabric itself the pictures are here you’ll see the
pictures but what I want you to notice is how well this fabric stands up in all
of my travels and it’s been a while so sorry it took me so long to get back to
you guys about this, but I am really happy with how these pants turned out
and you’ll see a picture here. These are the cooles, only because the fabric that
I purchased from Sew Much Fabric is the bomb! I’m wearing them now, I barely feel
like they’re on, but I wanted to show you these are the pants I have little tiny
pockets in them, but this is the pattern. The pattern is Burda 6636, okay, this is
this pair of pants: I only had three pair of pants when I went to Italy last
November in October in November, I had two pair of these made out of this Ponte
knit, which I’ll show you close-ups right here— basically two pair of pants
burgundy and black and 14 days in Italy, maybe 13 days in Italy I wore these two
pair pants I took a pair of grey ones and one pair of jeans and I have to tell
you that out of those 4 on 5 I think I took two pair of jeans because I knew
when I went to Rome when I went to Rome I knew that those pants would not be good
after that because of the dust and I heard about the birds and everything and
so I took one pair of pants that I knew I wouldn’t probably wear again because
we moving around so much that I wanted to
make sure that the pants I did have stayed clean or could be washed real easy real
quick by the hotel staff or whatever, if I was in the hotel long enough. But let’s
get to the pant pattern. The pant pattern is a really nice pattern because it has
the seam down the front and it has these small pockets in the front. Now and
you’ll see me with my hands in the pocket right there, but I just want to
show you how these pants pockets look. They’re really really tiny and being the
seam down the front of the pants. See if y’all could see that really well. The
seam down the front of the pants actually runs the full length and I did
these pretty much on the serger and I know y’all know I’m notorious for not
changing my serg… I’m notorious for not changing my serger thread. So that’s the
way it is but the way I fitted these pants is….( and okay I’m gonna send you to
another link) because if you see in the show cards above I’m gonna show you how
I fitted those pants in the show cards and it really goes into detail how I
used my sloper my pants sloper to fit all my pants. Sometimes once you do all
of this work and you draft a pair, or you draft something for yourself you don’t
want to have to redo it over and over and over and over again. You want to have
one major draft that you know is perfect for you, and then you can pick up any
pattern, any commercial pattern, anything and you can use your sloper and make it
fit. So that’s what I did with this pattern. Here, I literally took this
pattern and overlaid my sloper to get an idea what changes I need to make to
these pants for them to fit like you see here… and so I would encourage you to do
the same thing like you know the show cards… I’ll tell you you can see that I
can’t make mistakes once I get this perfect the first time. And I can quickly
make any kind of pants I want….so… basically, what I did to these pair of
pants this pattern is I actually I narrowed the legs because they were kind
of wide so I narrowed the legs so that they would fit me the way my other grey
pants I have which about ready to wear from 3…. 3/4 all the way down at the seam
in the inseam and then I also narrow the back leg at the inseam… so… What I did
is I actually made the legs kind of bow out from the inseam more in the back and
in the front and being in the front I actually shortened the crotch length
based on my sloper pattern. In front I start in the front crotch two whole
inches… that’s a lot to have to shorten your pattern in the front. So that means
that this section here from the center front if you can see that from the
center front down to that curve. I literally took out two inches before
putting on the waistband. Look at how low that is okay. You can see that it
is the same as my pair of pants finish line’ with the waistband its what I
wanted so that is something to keep in mind. Now, the way I made these pants here
I made these pants to not have a waistband which means I want the top of
the pants I made here to sit right at my waistband and I mean right at my waist.
I took that into consideration with what I wanted and how I wanted these
pants to fit. Now look at the color of this fabric!!! This is insane… I don’t even
know what to call this color, but its… right there okay. Just read right there
because that’s what color this is… oh my god Merlot that’s what this is …it’s a Merlot.
Look at how beautiful that color is… I know she has all these colors in stock
I’m not really sure I’m not making this a…. this is not even a sponsored post
y’all.. this is just like me going to the grocery store and finding some perfect
dinner item and just getting on here and saying “hey y’all gotta buy this becuase it is
like da bomb”. Okay, so moving on…I also shortened the legs at the knee by two
inches.. these were some long pants. I shortened the crotch and did …I only
shorted the crotch in the front”, now some people think you shorten the
crotch all the way around and then you make adjustments in the back and all
that stuff. To me i shorten the crotch in the front and then i let it go up in
the back, so basically it is coming from here and it’s starting to go up which
means it graduated to a different height at the side seam and i graduated it up
to half an inch at the side seam to match the back. And then, i actually added
an inch to the center back to go over the caboose. Those are the changes i
made for this pattern which is Burda 6636. Now we’re going to go on
you guys follow the link because i want to have one special special report or
review on a magazine that i just got in the mail
i’m excited about that so that’s gonna be in another video and so forgive me if
i’m wearing the same clothes. I don’t want to convolute this review on these
pants. I don’t want to convolute this review with that because I feel like
that magazine needs to have its absolute own video review. So, thank you guys for
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US that started a brand new hard copy, “get it in the mail”
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