Made By Rae Patterns, Sewing

Wild and Crazy Luna Pants

img_2354The fabric was Fringe by April Rhodes for Art Gallery,  the pattern was the Luna Pants pattern by Made By Rae and the plan was to  have some fun making a pair of wild and crazy pants. Houston, I think we achieved lift-off. This is a quick and easy sew. I cut the pattern pieces out last night, spent a couple of hours sewing this afternoon and was able to wear these awesome new slacks out for ice-cream this evening.  For details on how to sew this pattern and links to all of Rae’s fabulous sewalong posts, check out my first Luna Pants Post. This is a very easy sew and it was only a bit more complicated this time because I took the notion to make the pockets and waist facing out of double gauze from the Cotton and Steel Bespoke line in indigo.img_2340I think I will ultimately be glad I did this for the comfort factor but it was a pain and I am not showing the inside of my back waist because it is a hot mess. Here is the pocket in process so you can see the color. It is more teal than navy but I like the contrast.img_2348The rest of the double gauze is going to be a Ruby blouse like this one. I use my big ruler to make sure I have the pattern pieces lined up along the grain.img_2339I cut out the Ruby pieces and the Luna pieces at the same time to make sure I had enough fabric.img_2344In anticipation of all the fraying, I sewed the pockets with multiple seams. img_2351I do like the way the finished pocket peeks out.img_2350I have to say that once I put these on, they put me in a goofy mood. My daughter captured some of this as you can see below.img_2371They just make you want to dance.img_2370Which is not a bad thing!img_2359Action shot:img_2380Mid dance pose:img_2375YOU need to make some Luna Pants!img_2373So much fun. Thanks Rae! img_2383

Standard

15 thoughts on “Wild and Crazy Luna Pants

  1. Jen says:

    These look really lovely, and less wild on than the fabric alone might suggest! I like that they’re not as full at the ankle as those modelled by Rae; I think yours are a lot more flattering. Your pattern weights look suspiciously like mine!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Pingback: Nursebean Takes a Minibreak | nursebeansews

  3. These turned out great. When I first saw the fabric, I wasn’t so sure — but the finished product is awesome! I may have to make some Lunas after all!

    Like

  4. Pingback: Nursebeansews a lot: 2016 year-end wrap up | nursebeansews

  5. Pingback: Snowversary 2017 | nursebeansews

  6. Pingback: Snowday Sewday: WashiXP and Fringe Cleo Skirt | nursebeansews

  7. Pingback: Arizona Cleo Skirt | nursebeansews

  8. Pingback: Me Made May 2017 | nursebeansews

  9. Pingback: Ikat Luna Pants | nursebeansews

  10. Pingback: Made By Rae Cleo Summer Showcase: So Many Skirts | nursebeansews

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s