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  • Fabric & Supplies

    Medium weight stretch woven fabrics with 10% stretch, such as chino, cotton blends, and suiting.

    1/2 yard of lightweight lining fabrics such as cotton voile, lawn, silk, rayon, and polyester.

    All-purpose polyester thread, sewing machine needle for stretch wovens, coil zipper (sizes 0 - 16: 6", sizes 18 - 26: 9"), one 5/8" (16 mm) button, 1 yard of lightweight fusible knit interfacing, point turner.

    0 – 26

  • Sizing & Fit

    Michele is wearing size 6 Melody trousers, graded to an 8 at the hips. Her measurements are 34", 28", 38".

    Our Misses patterns are drafted for a C cup and our Curvy patterns are drafted for DD. Both are drafted for a height of 5'8" (172 cm).

    0 – 26

    We want to help you achieve the best fit possible so you can sew garments you truly love. Our fit guides are designed to help you better understand the fit and details of each pattern. Use fit guides in conjunction with the finished measurement chart to better understand the ease and intended fit of each pattern.

  • Details

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    Print-at-home files, copy shop files, and instructions. See contents file in download for detailed descriptions.

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Pattern Extras

Melody Bonus

This version of the Melody trousers offers additional design details such as welt pockets and an angled front waistband, which make the Melody trousers more traditonal. Expand your sewing knowledge by learning how to create single welt pockets, and elevate the look of your garment.

The angled front waistband hides the button and trouser clasp closures for a sleek, clean finish. To add some flair to the Melody trousers, try sewing them up in a bold color stretch twill such as maroon, or an interesting weave such as a herringbone stretch wool.

Check out "Creating Hand-Painted Textiles" in the November 2017 issue of Seamwork and learn how to paint a motif on your Melody trousers to make them unique.

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