Tap Pants
Advanced | 1 hour 8 min
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These vintage-inspired tap pants will become a sleeping or lounging staple. Expert seamstress Gretchen shows you how to draft a pattern based on your own measurement for a customized fit. She shares her tips and tricks for how to sew with slinky fabric and how to add two different kinds of lace to the waist and hem. You'll finish off this boudoir essential with a darling little bow - then get ready to get cozy.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Tools:
  • Sewing machine with sharp needle
  • flexible measuring tape
  • drafting paper
  • gridded clear ruler
  • French curve or small saucer
  • scotch tape
  • paper scissors
  • rotary cutter
  • embroidery scissors
  • pins
Materials:
  • Stretch charmeuse or other drapey fabric
  • picot elastic
  • scalloped stretch lace
  • ribbon
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Draft a custom pattern
  • Work with slippery fabrics
  • Add a picot edge elastic
  • Use stretch lace

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to make tap pants
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by designer Gretchen Hirsch
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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P. Ar
I love drafting pattern part
November 3, 2022
Kristy Aeschbocker
Wonderful!!!! Everything was explained so well and clear!! I'm wanting to draft my own patterns because I can't find ready-made clothes to fit me. I'm more excited to do it now and I understand it much better! Thank you so much!!
October 4, 2022
Sheree
very great instructor... clear spoken,, describes every little detail needed... will be goin back to class soon to try my own.. step by step.. thank you
September 15, 2022