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Smart Pants

Readers, I recently reached a sewing milestone: pants I like in every way. The impossible dream has come true! I like the fabric–Nevada linen, from Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics, and the color, Nectarine.  It’s a warm, medium-deep coral-terra cotta...

Zipper-Dee-Doo-Dah

Readers, That merry tune you heard someone whistling Sunday afternoon was just me celebrating a major milestone. Yes, after starting this saga a year and a half ago, finally I have a pants pattern that fits! Until I can model the pants myself in the ideal lighting...

2018: A Pants Odyssey

Readers, Almost five months after my first report about my pants pattern-fitting journey I’m back with an update. In my previous report I said that despite my concerted efforts to understand fitting principles and fit myself I needed in-person, expert help. ...

Fitting Conclusions

Readers, In case you’ve been wondering where I’ve spent much of the last six months, it’s been down a very deep rabbit hole called Fitting a Pants Pattern. More accurately, this particular rabbit hole should be called Not Fitting Several Pants...