A nice, quick and easy make.  Good old Style Arc ‘Misty’ pull-on jeans, modified in minor ways.  I’ve got a little larger since buying this one size pattern, so I allowed a tad extra at CB and side seams.  Style Arc use 3/8″ standard seam allowances, which I’m not wild about, I love my good old 5/8″…it works fine for knit fabric though.

The fabric is  a lovely leafy green stretch denim, cheap as chips, and I can’t remember where I got it, maybe eBay?  Here it is with some of the other goodies I dragged from stash at the same time…

For stretch wovens, I’ve fallen foul a couple of times, because of heading  for the overlocker.  I often find that the seams pull and rip away from the stitching when overlocked, so I tried to keep to the sewing machine here, and just finished raw edges on the overlocker.

I did a moderate amount of wonky... [read more]