8th September 2010: Trousers 90% Woooo, I've just completed all the teeny tiny detailing on the trousers. They now have functional pockets (that are really rather neat too 8D), a waistband and nice sturdy belt loops!!
I was so proud of them that I decided to do a MEGA close up or you may never notice them LOL.
Although because it's night with a yellow tinted lamp I had to use flash ;_; And this brought up EVERY stupid crease and loose thread still on the trousers oTL. I need to iron them, and check for loose threads XD;
So anyway, the pockets are just rectangular shapes with the top cut off on a diagonal to fit the hole in the trousers... I'm not making sense but hey! Then I sewed on a panel of fabric onto them because for some reason Yoh has that on his pockets, I have no idea why, noooone of my trousers have that XD
Waistband is one long rectangle. I decided to sew a running stitch along the top and bottom so that they look like conventional trousers 8'D I could have just sewed a running stitch along the bottom but that looked weird on its own.
Belt loops are also rectangular pieces of fabric which were double layered then sewn on. Because I couldn't see the back, I just made two. But the front is accurate, yeah man!
I thought about sewing on a button for the waistband... But decided not to in the end because I couldn't be bothered to go through the trouble of button holes etc when nobody will ever see it!! It's covered by the belt XD
I just wanted a button because all my jeans and trousers have one ;_;
This is the first time I've actually BOTHERED making trousers that are close enough like real trousers and pretty well made too. My Alto and Duo trousers I couldn't be bothered to make a waistband because they would have been covered so I just hemmed it LOL. With Yoh, it's a masquerade costume, I wanted it damn accurate XD
Time Taken: 1.5hrs
I don't know why but like I said in my previous journal... Making trousers takes me so loooong ;___;
Just need to sew on the turn ups (and I found that in the manga, they're white, and in the anime, they're light green. I'm going to go with the accurate white version because I already have all the white fabric already 8D)
Bit too brain dead to do any more sewing at the moment. Who knows, later in the night I might get the urge to complete these trousers once and for all XD