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Pyjama Party 7 – Waistband, Hems & Done!

Having basted our waistband down, we are now going to Stitch In The Ditch. This is a method for attaching the interior of the waistband, by sewing along the waistband seam line. But first, we need to make sure we … Continue reading

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Pyjama Party 6 – Attaching The Waistband

Having made our buttonholes, we can now attach the waistband to the main shell. First, press over a 1cm seam on the long edge that doesn’t have the buttonholes near it. I do like to have a tape measure to … Continue reading

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Pyjama Party 5 – False Fly & Buttonholes

First, we’re going to sew down our false fly extension. Press the extension to one side and baste across the top edge. We’re then told to top stitch the fly down with two rows of stitching. I found this a … Continue reading

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Pyjama Party 4 – Sewing The Crotch Seam

When you have two seams joining at an intersection like the above, you want things to meet up. Today, you’ll learn how! We have two trouser pieces and now we want to sew them together. Turn one leg right side … Continue reading

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Pyjama Party 3 – Inside Leg Seams

Having successfully inserted your side seams, you should now have two ginormous fabric oblongs that you need to turn into tubes. No problem! Bring your two long, raw seams together with right sides of fabric on the inside. Pin those … Continue reading

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Pyjama Party 2 – Piping & Side Seams

I bought my piping from MacCulloch & Wallis. (You can see my review of this shop in my Guardian run down of the UK’s Top Ten Fabric Shops.) I was lazy about creating piping because with a sewalong to host … Continue reading

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Pyjama Party 1 – The Belt

Hi, gang! Today we’re going to make our belt. It’s pretty easy and a nice way of easing yourself into the sewing process if you’re a total beginner. You should have cut out two belt pieces. The first thing is … Continue reading

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