Overalls progress: Nearly finished!

Hello all.

I know this week has been a bit lax with posts. I'm working on a freelance gig that has taken my spare time away. Don't worry, it's only for a few weeks, then, unless more work comes my way, I'll be back to my regular post count.

But in-between waiting for approval for things, I've been finishing up my overalls. I really like them.

The bib and the button back of the seat fit great. My only problem is attaching the bib to the waist of the pants.

At first I thought of buttons sewn on the bib, then loops on the belt, but that would be a serious challenge to put on, so I'm going to get a coat zipper made in a special length and sew that to the inside of the waist.

Of course I decide this AFTER I sewed in 20 buttons to the waist of the bib!

I think thats the best way to go, but my only concern with that is when I'm wearing the pants and not the bib, the row of zipper teeth. I'll have to be careful what type of shirt I wear, or perhaps Ill put in a thin piece of fabric to cover the teeth wen I wear the pants solo.

So much to think of, huh! :)

4 comments:

  1. those are looking great! can't wait to see how that zipper idea materializes.

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  2. OMG, how CUTE are you?!?! I love them! You are so patient. I want a pair of these, but I just want to pick out the fabric and notions and then have them instantly appear!

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  3. Those are coming out fantastic! I'm going to have to make some of those! Nice work! :o)

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  4. They look great and I have always said I wouldn't suit these as I have more than my fair share of bust but I love how you've got round this by darting the bib! Great idea, mmmm might make myself some now THANKS!

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