I always struggle to find jeans that fit properly, usually its only the most expensive ones that look somewhat decent. This week I decided it was finally time to make myself some Jeans. The folks at Sew Altered is running a 2 month “workshop” on fitting casual pants. Katie had some good suggestions for Jeans patterns & choosing your size in this post, I was inspired. Project two for my #2018rtwfast, here we come.
Which Jeans Pattern to choose…
I chose the Jalie 2908 Jean pattern, it’s a bootleg jean pattern and is supposed to flatter my inverted triangle figure. Bonus as I like wearing bootleg jeans 😉 The Jalie 2908 comes in a regular waist & low waist version and I cut the latter.
I ran into my 1st problem having to choose the size. According to Katie’s blogpost you should pick your size based upon your hip measurement. But mine was 1cm bigger than a 6 and 2cm smaller than a 7. After picking the brains of fellow members in the Sew Altered & Capsule wardrobe facebook groups, I decided to start with a size 6 and see how it goes.
Then I ran into my 2nd problem, [Read more…]