|The stash raid and some notions from the store.|
When Melissa of Melly Sews and Blank Slate Patterns announced her Coastal Cargos Sew-Along last week, I decided to take the plunge and join in. I've been eying the pattern for those adorable cargo pants for a while and it seemed the perfect reason to bump them to the top of my queue. I downloaded the pattern, joined the Blank Slate Patterns Facebook Group, and raided my stash.
The pattern calls for a bottomweight type fabric so I chose a springy green cotton woven with a small amount of heft out of my stash. I also grabbed the zipper and the thread from stash.
|Isn't it a cute print?!|
I wanted a fun contrast print for pockets, linings, and homemade bias tape, so I went to the fabric store and found a great cotton print in the children's section. It's got all of Boo's favorite colors! I also think it will make great bias tape because the print is small, but large enough that it will look color blocked. We'll see if I'm right, but I have high hopes.
|Cutting out pattern pieces...|
So far I've printed the pattern, pieced it together, and cut out all of the pieces. I'm about to start making bias tape in preparation for the Sew-Along to start today.