Pattern Feature: Clean Slate/ Fly tutorial

Hi there! Welcome back to this Clean Slate pattern Feature sponsored by L’Oiseau Fabrics and Peak Fabrics!
Today, we are jumping into the real stuff and we will sew a front fly together! As a bonus, we will also cover how to attach the waistband for both options. It doesn’t matter if you are sewing the shorts, capris or pants, this tutorial is for you! The pattern is well illustrated and explained as is in the PDF […]

Pattern Feature: Clean Slate Pants/ Inspiration

Hi there! Welcome back to Clean Slate Month! Today as we are closing on Week 1, it will be all about inspiration! Maybe you picked and cut your fabric already, but it’s never too late to pimp up a project with little design details! Sometimes I have a clear idea where I am going from the start, sometimes I just go with the flow and my project evolves while I sew. If you are […]

Pattern Feature: Clean Slate Pants / Pick Up a Size and Basic Alterations

Hi there! Welcome back to the Clean Slate Pants Feature sponsores by Peak Fabrics and L’Oiseau Fabrics! Today we are going to discuss how to pick up a size and do basic modifications. I intended to write about inspiration too but realised that I had too much to say about the first 2 and I didn’t want the post to be too heavy! I’ll come back tomorow with a quick post about boys and girls inspiration. If […]

Pattern Feature: Clean Slate Pants – Lets Gather Fabric and Supplies

Happy sunday! welcome to day 1 of our first month long feature sponsored by L’Oiseau Fabrics! Today, we will do a little prep work. I want to talk in depth about fabric choices for the Clean Slate Pants/Capris/Shorts. In case you are just joining us, here’s a little recapt of our schedule. Also, take a minute to read the how it works post! Because, when I talk fabric, I always talk too much (ahah I […]

June Pattern Feature Announcement: Clean Slate Pants

Hello and Welcome!
Today I am very excited to announce my first month long pattern feature sponsored by L’Oiseau Fabrics* and Peak Fabrics around the Clean Slate Pants from Blank Slate Patterns! Read until the end to find out all about it! Above you can see here my first version of the Clean Slate Pants (shorts version). I used a stretch twill and added cuffs (see my free tutorial here) and biais around the pocket opening. I will discuss more […]