This is a second version of the Sew Over It Ultimate Trouser pattern, made in a red triple wool crepe. Evening One: cut out pieces and overlock seams. Evening Two: make trousers.
It was that simple. Once you get the fit right on these babies, you’re off and running. Regarding fit: when making a toile, make sure you sit down in them to test any potential strain. These are made from woven fabrics.
I thought these photos would give you a bit more insight into the pattern and construction.
- I added strips of lightweight fusible interfacing to the seams at the invisible zip placement, to give more stability.
- I sewed two lines of stitching at the centre seams. These are slim fitting trousers in woven fabric. I don’t want strained seams splitting when I sit down!
- I keep the trouser hems very slender and hand stitch with a loose catch stitch.
A soft crepe wool makes for the perfect pair of winter trousers. Admittedly, trousers that will need to go to the dry cleaners. But worth it, I think. Are you convinced by this pattern yet? I am!