I made pants....remember back when I said that I wanted to make more pants...well I kept good on that resolution. Albeit...they are more like pajama pants...but they are pants nonetheless.
I feel kinda chic in this pajama pant jumpsuit. This is the second jumpsuit I have made lately...the other was McCalls 7099 (unblogged...I'll get to it eventually) and I have concluded that I like a fuller leg rather than tapered when it comes to jumpsuits.
Pattern: McCalls 6083
Fabric used: A black and white abstract dot polyester crepe.
Instructions: This is a fairly simple make...
Changes I made: I may have mentioned here before that I am fairly long waisted...but somehow I forgot this... again... After attaching the bodice to the pants, I proceeded to try it on...that sucker wasn't going over my shoulders no matter how much I tried to wiggled myself in! Off it came...I recovered from an awful wedgie.... and out came the seam ripper. Ughh. I didn't have enough fabric left to cut a new bodice so I made an 1 1/2 " waist band/casing for the elastic which gave me the perfect amount of extra length I needed in the bodice. The print of this fabric hides the waistband really well...
Repeat worthy? Fer sure!!! I really want the shorts version in a printed challis or rayon. I know that I should be sewing more for fall now..and I am..but with the warm weather continuing, I'm tempted to let this baby jump the sewing queue in the shorts version.
|Jumpsuit:self made Clutch:Ann Taylor Shoes:Kenneth Cole Reaction|