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You Can Sew Pants

In this class, you'll learn how to sew pants with confidence. Robin is our expert patternmaker, and she'll help you sew the Nolan pants step by step, from making a muslin to 7 important fitting adjustments and installing a zipper fly.

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You Can Sew Pants

Are you ready to sew a pair of pants? This class will walk you through each step to sew the utilitarian-inspired Nolan pants. These pants are full of fun details to sew, like oversized pockets, slightly pegged legs with a cuff, and oversized belt loops. Don’t be intimidated by the zip fly, because Robin will guide you through each step. In this first lesson, Robin will introduce you to this pattern and give you an overview so you can start sewing pants!

You Can Sew Pants

Here’s what you’ll need for this class:

  • The Nolan pattern

  • All purpose sewing thread

  • A needle appropriate for your fabric

  • Optional topstitching thread if you would like to add topstitching details

  • A 7” coil or denim zipper, depending on your fabric choice

  • 3/8 yard of lightweight, fusible interfacing

  • A point turner

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