I made pants! (Vogue 8717 & the Mandy Boat Tee)

Gorgeous

Sewing, Cooking, Gardening

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First, the pants:

Pants. Been scared to make them.  Can never get the fit just right, especially through the crotch.  Surprise, surprise, Vogue 8717 is easy and fit pretty well right out of the envelope.

V8717, Misses'  Vest, Jacket and Pants From Vogue’s website (http://voguepatterns.mccall.com/v8717-products-13664.php?page_id=865)

The pants are from the Very Easy Vogue series and is shown with a cropped jacket (which I made almost two years ago).  They feature a high waist, front pleats, back darts and pockets.  You can cuff the pants or not.  The legs are wide – a style that seems popular right now.

Since these were the first pants I’ve made since I was 16, I made a muslin.  I was surprised that a size 12 fit so well, and didn’t seem to need much in the way of alterations.  The crotch curve/depth (not sure of the right term) in the front needed to be shortened slightly (1/4 inch).   And I…

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