How do you sew a pants pattern?

What order do you sew pants?

The order will generally be as follows: stay-stitching, seam finishes (if necessary), darts, inner and side leg seams, crotch seam, zipper, waistband, and hems.

Which seam to sew first on pants?

Starting at the crotch and ending at the bottom of the pant leg, pin together the inside of the pant legs. Use your sewing machine to sew a straight stitch with a 1/2-inch seam. Leave 1/2 inch before you start sewing the crotch. To reinforce your seam, use a zig-zag stitch along the raw edges that you just sewed.

Why do pattern pieces have a fold line?

On the Fold – Represented by a line with arrows pointing in a particular direction, the “on the fold” marking shows you where to position the edge of your pattern piece on a fold of your fabric. This allows you to cut a piece of fabric that is twice as large as the pattern piece.

How much fabric do you need to make pants?

Estimating fabric yardage needs for common misses garments

Garment Fabric Width 35-36 inches Fabric Width 44-45 inches
Pants, full length (add -1/4 yard for cuffs) 3-1/4 yards 2-5/8 yards
Pants, Capri length 2-3/4 yards 2-1/4 yards
Shorts, Bermuda length 2-1/2 yards 2-1/8 yards
Skirt, straight 2 yards 1-5/8 yards
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