|Burda Plus Fashion FW-06-402|
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Fly front, side pocket pants.
European plus size range; 44 - 52
Were the instructions easy to follow?
These are very basic fly front, side pocket pants. I really didn't need the instructions. It is a Burda magazine pattern so problem instructions are a given.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
My intention was to knock-off Dockers. Other people knock-off expensive designer fashions. I knock-off Dockers. How pathetic is that? I like this pattern because it had the basic bones of a pair of Dockers. All I needed to add were pockets.
Cotton twill, perfect for the type of pants I wanted.
I added double welt pockets to the back so the pants would look more like Dockers. I used the instructions for double welt pockets from Pants for Real People. I get good results when I follow those directions carefully.
Would you sew it again?
I do plan to sew these pants again. They will be my new "uniform". The next pair might have single welt pockets in the back, also using the instructions from Pants for Real People. There is a welt pocket treatment in the August/September 2012 of Threads that I might try the next time I use this pattern.
I plan to make a one or two more pairs of Docker knock-offs using this pattern. And that will be the extent of my work wardrobe. Semi-retirement is fantastic!