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The Morocco Pants & Shorts Pattern

Aqui atrás tinha dito que não teriam de esperar muito para verem os meus primeiros calções Morocco. Estes foram o 1º teste que fiz ao molde e arrisquei, usando um dos meus tecidos preferidos. Usei restos de um lençol para as partes brancas e restos de um preto-já-não-sei-do-quê. 

Back here I told you you wouldn't have to wait long to see the first Morocco shorts I made. This was my first test shorts and I risked it all and used one of my favourite fabrics to make it. I used scraps from a sheet for the white pieces and black scraps from something-I-can´t-remember-anymore. 

Tal como aconteceu com o molde da última publicação, este foi um teste que me ensinou algo novo, e isso é algo que eu aprecio e agradeço muito. O meu V. fica aborrecido quando se apercebe que estou a testar um molde. Ele acha que isto é trabalho que deveria ser pago pelas designers, e embora eu concorde com ele até um certo ponto, há toda uma envolvente que ele desconhece, e que a mim me faz sentir bem com a maior parte dos testes que faço. Eu aprendo. Eu ganho conhecimento que vou acumulando, e isso é algo que me deixa feliz. 

Just like with the pattern from the last post, this one was a test that has taught me something new, and that's something I appreciate and feel grateful for. My V. gets a bit annoyed when he notices I am testing a pattern. In his opinion, this work should be payed by the designers, and although I agree with him at a certain level, there's a whole part that he doesn't understand, the part that keeps me happy with most of these tests. I learn. I collect knowledge and it makes me happy. 

Este molde de calças/calções é dos melhores que já fiz. As instruções estão muito claras. Aquando do teste tive dificuldade com um dos passos mas a Celina ouve mesmo os provadores e alterou esse passo para que ficasse bem mais claro. Este molde não é o mais indicado para um principiante, no entanto creio que com calma e paciência, até um principiante conseguiria fazer estes calções (ou as calças) sem grandes dificuldades. Quando digo que não é indicado, refiro-me ao facto de ser composto por muitas peças, e ter várias técnicas de costura um pouco mais avançadas, como a colocação do fecho, os bolsos de trás, etc. Não é das coisas mais rápidas de se fazer, mas é sem dúvida das mais gratificantes, porque acabamos por ficar com uma peça com grande qualidade nos acabamentos. Preciso mesmo dizer o quanto a minha menina gostou deles?

This pants/shorts pattern is one of the best ones I've ever made. The instructions are pretty clear. I quite didn't understand one of the steps while testing, but Celina really listens to her testers, and she changed that step to make it clearer. The pattern isn't the best one for a begginer, but I believe a begginer could actually make it with calm and patience. When I say it isn't the best for a begginer, I mean that it is made of so many pieces, and it has a few techniques a little bit more advanced like installing a zipper, the back pockets, etc. It's not one of the quickest things to make, but there's no doubt it is one of the most worth ones to, because you'll end up with a great quality piece, greatly finished. Do I even need to tell how much my little miss liked them?


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    1. It's one of those pieces you make once in a while and you just love contemplating it. What happened here!

  2. Giros! Aposto que ela os vai usar montes de vezes... :-)

    1. Olha não! A parte do gancho ficou-lhe muito curta neste 1º teste, e um destes dias deu-me para os experimentar no S. e não é que lhe ficam mesmo bem? Ainda dá para crescer um bocadinho e continuar a servir, mas estão em muito boas condições de ele os usar, por isso, ela não usou mais de 2 vezes.

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    1. Obrigado Rita! Este molde é 5 estrelas!

  4. Ficaram super giros e perfeitinhos ! A net tem tantas coisas boas, abre-nos portas para aprender coisas que dantes nem se imaginava vir aprender dessa forma. Continua a superar-te ! Estarei cá para te aplaudir ;o) Beijinho


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