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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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Zero Waste Patterns

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Zero Waste Patterns

Ahh sustainable fashion - one of my favourite subjects to ramble on about. I can’t help but wonder if people on the receiving end of one my rants about fast fashion are desperately wishing I would pipe down and stop hating on Kmart. But that's another post entirely. There are so many different aspects to what constitutes a sustainable piece of clothing. The longevity of it- how many wears you will get out of it. The fibres used. Will this fibre break down quickly in landfill? Can it be recycled? The amount of waste generated when making it. Production methods. Dyes. Water...

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