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Maynard Dress - Sew-along

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Maynard Dress - Sew-along

Hey folks, this is a post for anyone who's purchased the Maynard Dress and wants a little extra visual info! I wouldn't recommend using this blog post in place of the PDF instructions - as the PDF is filled with clear, easy to understand line drawings. Consider this post supplementary! If you haven't already checked out the blog post on cutting out the Maynard Dress - you can find it here. I've used gorgeous fabric from The Fabric Store for this sew-along. I wish I'd checked the fibre content when I was at the shop so I could let everyone know...

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Fremantle Pants Pattern Hack- Part 2: In-seam Pockets

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Fremantle Pants Pattern Hack- Part 2: In-seam Pockets

Hello again! Today's post is a continuation from yesterdays post of altering the Fremantle Pants into a high waist pant. If you haven't already read it - you can see it here.  I mentioned in my last post that I'd be making this version into shorts. I already have so many pairs of Fremantle Pants in heavy rotation and now that it's coming into summer here, these pasty legs of mine need to see some sun. Please don't be confused if you see the pattern pieces and instructions interchanging between shorts and pants. This won't affect the rest of the tutorial....

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Fremantle Pants Pattern Hack - Part 1: Raising the Waistline

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Fremantle Pants Pattern Hack - Part 1: Raising the Waistline

Get your pattern making tools and paper out folks – today we’re doing an easy alteration to my latest pattern release - the Fremantle Pants!  This unisex pattern has been designed to sit halfway between the waist and hips, but I'm noticing the ladies making these pants have the inclination to wear them higher! And why not - high waist pants are the shiz. I have a lot of cropped tops ending a little bit below my waist, and my Fremantle Pants are just a touch too short to wear with them (and nobody needs to see my pasty white...

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