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How to Sew Your Own Pajama Pants
I've tried making my own skirts and lounging trousers, but I can never work out how much elastic to use in the waist. if I do the elastic at full stretch, how much to add? if I do it unstretched, how much to take off? is there some sort of formula?
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Made today for my grandson.
Wonderful, thank you so much, I really appreciated the quick response. I'm working with some scraps as well and thought I would make some matching ones for me and little (and of course her stuffed bear). - DonnaR69
The finished dimensions were 21" length, 14" width and the height from the top to the bottom of the curved sides 6.25". I left the straps at 95" and they wrap around and tie in a rather big bow so you could make them a little shorter. I was working with a scrap of fabric less than a full yard. If I had had more I might have increased the width a little so the apron will be usable for a few years. Add seam allowances to all these dimensions. - Melmerby
My lil mini-me is two, how much did you have to reduce the dimensions by, if you don't mind sharing?
Perfect Instructable. I made this today for my 2-year-old granddaughter and reduced the dimensions a little.
پیش بند آشپزخانه دم کنی آشپزخانه سرویس پارچه ای آشپزخانه
Just finished child size apron following your fun instructions. Love the adjustable ties for a child. Fun to laugh along the way. Thaanks
I made this today! I picked up my sewing machine on monday, yesterday I made a pin cushion and a stuffed fish toy for my cat to get basic straight stitching down and today I made this to practice. It turned out pretty good! Monday I'll go to the fabric market and get a nice fabric to make it again, but this time not with a €1/meter fabric, haha. Can't wait to have a nice apron again, reminds me of my childhood.
what I'd like to know is how to join the BLOCKS together and hiding the seam allowances. Please, how is that done?
buildandsewandstuff, I made these pants and had the issue with too much material at the front giving me a saggy boy look - if I cut out using the front curve then the back curve would this remedy the issue? Also I just wanted to clarify, this would mean that I would have 4 pieces of fabric cut (2 with the front curve and 2 with the back curve and therefore a side seam up both pant legs rather than the fold on the outer side?
I Googled "apron pattern with adjustable sides" because I saw an apron like this in a store. I am so glad your page came up! I have never laughed so much reading a tutorial! Great pattern and even better writing. Thanks so much!
I am a fairly decent sewer and am making several pair of these for Christmas gifts. I used a large rectangle plastic tablecloth bought at the dollar store and got 3 patterns out of it. I used that because the plastic is a bit more durable. If these work out well I think I may be making more of them and not to have to cut the pattern several times is a plus. A friend gave me the idea of a cheap plastic table cloth.
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