I'll be guiding you step-by-step through the process of creating a pair of stylish and comfortable shorts that you can wear all summer long.Here's what you'll need:•Fabric (1-2 yards depending on your size)•Pattern paper•Scissors•Sewing machine or needle and thread•Measuring tape•Elastic•Pins•Tailor’s square•Tailor’s curve•French curveWatch the video tutorial below, where these four (4) steps are explained in detail:1.Taking up measurements2.Making the pattern3.Cutting the fabric4.Sewing the pieces together.Also, in the video, the following were explained:•How to read and use the Tailor’s square, tailor’s curve, and french curve•Why waist line, hips line uses ½ of its measurements, whereas bottom line uses full measurement•What is meant by 1:1 scale of the pattern•How to make the front pocket, back pocket•How to make the zipper fly•How to make the waist band•And, finally, how to assemble the pieces together.
Part 2 of 400:00 - Introduction00:09 - Fabric Cutting (Front and Back part)04:00 - Cutting Zipper fly04:22 - Cutting front part slide pocket facings04:48 - Cutting back poket 05:42 - Cutting the waist band06:11 - Cutting the front pocketing
Part 3 of 400:00 - Introduction00:17 - Sewing Process (Edge-Trimming)00:35 - Sewing the Front Left and Front Right Slide Pocket03:37 - Zipper Fly Sewing08:17 - Back Pocket Sewing08:53 - Joining Front and Back Parts09:32 - Sewing the Waistband
Part 4 of 400:00 - Introduction00:18 - Completing the Sewing Process (cont. Waistband Sewing)02:28 - Marking the Waist Back Centerline Measurement02:52 - Joining the Left Part and Right Part03:58 - Making the Belt Loops05:11 - Sewing the Bottom Hem Allowance
Part 1 of 400:00 - Introduction02:14 - Taking up Measurements04:48 - Pattern-drafting06:47 - Discussions on how to read the Tailor's Square09:33 - Explanation why in waist and hips, we use half of its measurements, whereas in bottom measurement, we use the whole. What is meant by pattern scale ratio 1:1