Category Archives: Pants

Love That Look: Sabrina Maxx + Strappy LDT

Feature Friday: Maxx-ine slim-fit pants

Hi!  I’m Shelly from Sew Shelly Sew and I’m excited to bring you this week’s Feature Friday, The Maxx-ine Slim-Fit Pants & Skirt Pattern.  Guess what?!  The pattern is on sale for just $6 today only!  

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How to add an invisible zipper to the Sabrina Slims

How to add a side zipper

I know I’m not the only Sabrina Slims (affiliate link) lover out there, right? The Sabrinas check almost all my boxes — great leg shape, slim silhouette, universally flattering. Notice I said almost all my boxes. That’s because ever since the testing period for this amazing pattern, I’ve had one wish for the Sabrinas — a zipper. Read on to learn...Read More

Feature Friday: The Cartwheel Collection

Hello readers! It’s Kelly and I want to welcome to Love Notions Patterns’ new Feature Friday! Each week, we will be having a guest blogger join us to share their Love Notions creation. And of course, we can’t have a feature without special pricing! That means the Featured Pattern will be on sale that day only until 11:59pm CST. I’m kicking off this...Read More

Get ready for warmer weather with the Summer Caye pattern!

ambergris-caye-belize

Today, the Summer Caye pattern was released for both ladies and girls. This summer my husband and I and one of my sisters and her husband are getting away from it all to Belize. We’ve been planning this jungle & beach vacation for a couple months and the whole time I’ve had this beach friendly pattern on the brain. For part of our vacation we’ll be...Read More

Sabrina Sewalong Day 5: Sabrina Slims, Jogger Style

I hope the Sabrina Sewalong has given you the courage to sew up some pants you can look amazing in! If you are just joining us, here is a recap. Day 1: Picking fabric  Day 2: Step one to getting the perfect fit Day 3: Pockets, construction & alterations Day 4:Waistband & hemming Now make no mistake, I love the original design of the Sabrina Slims. They look nice...Read More

Sabrina Slims Sewalong Day 4: waistband & hemming

Sabrina Slims in cropped length with front pockets

Today is the day we finish our Sabrina Slims! I can’t wait to see how you all are doing with the sewalong. Be sure to post your progress in the group. To recap: Day 1: Picking fabric  Day 2: Step one to getting the perfect fit Day 3: Pockets, construction & alterations When we left off yesterday you had sewn the side seams, inseam and crotch. Today I’m going...Read More

Sabrina Sewalong Day 3: Pockets, Construction and Alterations (oh my!)

Today we are going to tackle how to make some alterations to the pants once you have them partially constructed. If you want to include welt pockets, be sure to do so before continuing on. Tami also has a treat for you after you learn how to alter your pants! She has a free front pocket add on that so many of you have requested! I know I’m excited for that!!

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Sabrina Sewalong Day 2: Step 1 to the Perfect Fit

Hey guys! It’s Kelly here today, and we are going to talk about creating a muslin for the Sabrina Slims using our own specific sizes and shapes. We will go over how to measure, how to blend different sizes together and then we are going to cut out our patterns and fabrics. Are you ready? 🙂 Measuring

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Sabrina Sewalong Day 1: Let’s talk about fabric

It’s no secret that sewing pants for yourself can be a challenge. With this sewalong (SAL) Kelly and I will be here to hold your hand for those who have never taken the leap into this particular garment. The pants we will be sewing is the newly released Sabrina Slim’s. This is the easiest pant to start with because there are no closures, they just pull on....Read More

Love Notions Challenge– zippers!

I know what you’re thinking- zippers? Nooooo! That was my thought when I was approached to participate in the Designer’s Challenge. I’ve been sewing since my teens and I still don’t love zippers. They’re just not my favorite. Which makes them the perfect challenge for me.

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