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Tips & Techniques > Pants w/ Back Welt Pocket from RTW

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Posted on: 9/9/13 8:59 PM
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I ripped apart some RTW capris that fit me well, made a pattern on freezer paper, and added legs for pants. I marked lines for "shorts" and "capris" on the pants pattern. I have done that before, but my body has changed a bit and it was time for a re-do. However, this was my first time ever making welt pockets, so I researched. I found there are many ways to make welt pockets so I did what made sense to me from the pieces of my pattern. (There is also a review on the gallery.) I have such problems getting the crotch right on commercial patterns, so I started making slopers or blocks from RTW, then use those when I cut commercial patterns while still keeping the details of why I purchased the pattern. In the long run, it saves tons of frustration! I hope the photos and captions help someone in making welt pockets, and as I said, there are many ways!

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frame said... (9/15/13 7:14 PM) Reply
This is a wonderful tutorial. Thanks for sharing it.
carole said... (9/12/13 11:26 AM) Reply
Thank You for your time and trouble . This is very informative .
utci13 said... (9/11/13 9:25 PM) Reply
Very nice, excellent tutorial. Thanks!
domesticatedmennonite said... (9/10/13 9:33 PM) Reply
nice clear pics
Karine said... (9/10/13 9:23 AM) Reply
Your pants are great - they fit you perfectly! Thank you for the tutorial - very helpful!
Annie- oh said... (9/9/13 10:48 PM) Reply
Inspiring as well as informative. Great professional pants - wow.
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