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(CLOSED) Call for Testers: Are you well versed in sewing bottoms?

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Well, this is it!  Our next pattern is ready for test sewing!  Would you like to be involved?

This time we are looking for sewists who are well versed in sewing bottoms – be that dress trousers, jeans or any other style of pant.

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Have you sewn the Jedediah or Jutland Pants?  Then you would be a perfect candidate!  Or perhaps you have tried out women’s pants such as any of the Closet Case Files jeans or some of the many amazing overall patterns that were launched in the last year.  If you’re interested in transferring your trouser sewing skills to menswear, then please apply!

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To apply, please comment on this blog post with a brief explanation of the following:

  1.  A summary of your bottoms/pants/trousers/jeans sewing experience.
  2. Your interest and experience in nicely photographing your finished tester project so that we can later share it on the blog (this isn’t necessary but is a great bonus for me!).
  3.  The size your male recipient usually fits so that I can be sure our new pattern is tested in a wide range of sizes.

Testers will be selected this Wednesday and you will have two weeks to sew our new pattern.

Thread Theory Eastwood Pajamas Sew-Along-35

Thank you so much for your enthusiasm!  Your help is essential in ensuring our patterns are easy to understand, have a consistent fit for all sizes, and aren’t riddled with typos.  I can’t wait to hear from you!

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53 thoughts on “(CLOSED) Call for Testers: Are you well versed in sewing bottoms?

  1. Hi, I’d like to participate in the pattern test. I’ve made your Jedediah pants and shorts:
    https://www.elenaknits.com/2015/11/11/the-promised-jedediah-shorts/

    My model is a size 36, but I’ll do some grading on the thighs for size 40.

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