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with Kathy Ruddy
Online Class

One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants

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Three styles of waist finish ... three kinds of pockets ... three different leg styles. Kathy Ruddy gives you all these options and more, using a single pants pattern that you'll adjust to fit in any fabric. Make your own tummy-tuck jeans or yoked yoga pants. Never worry again about fit when making a new pair of trousers, jeans or casual pants. Kathy's ready-to-wear secrets will save you time and give you great results. You'll love this no-nonsense approach to real women's bodies and clothing needs.


  • intermediate
  • 10 episodes
  • 4h30m

Included in this Class

1. Meet Kathy Ruddy & Get Started

1. Meet Kathy Ruddy & Get Started

Make a pants pattern block that you'll use again and again. Kathy shows a few patterns she likes and discusses how to work with different fabrics.

2. Creating the Pattern Block

2. Creating the Pattern Block

A pattern block allows you to make design changes onto a basic pant pattern that already fits you perfectly. Kathy shows you how to make your own customized pattern block.

3. Refining the Fit

3. Refining the Fit

Adjusting the geometry of your pattern block allows you to sew pants that fit your shape. Kathy demonstrates how to adjust for such common issues as rounded tummy, flat or round seat or thick legs and thighs.