The choice of fabric was not to my taste but they turned out great and my customer was happy.
So here is how I did it.
First I drew out a pattern by taking measurements and tracing the shape of the original trousers.
I then stitched the pleats in the front trouser to hold in place.
I then sewed the 2 front pieces together and overlocked the raw edges.
Next I sewed the 2 back pieces together and overlocked the raw edges.
I then placed the front trouser to the back trouser, right sides together and sewed down the side seams, once again I overlocked the raw edges.
Then I sewed up the inside of the trouser legs making sure I matched the seams at the crutch .
Next I sewed the waistband to the inside of the trousers for a neat finish to the inside.
On the original pair of trousers only the back of the waistband was elasticated so I secured the elastic to the side seams by stitching it down.
I then folded over the waistband and top stiched down. This is the front.
This is the back.
In other news I have put some children's bags on etsy, they come in blue spot, green spot & Jelly bean print both long and short strap. A snip at only $5 / £3.20 (approx) each x