The Flint pants and shorts pattern currently includes release tucks, and today I’m going to show you how to alter your pattern to remove those release tucks and convert your pattern to a flat front! I absolutely love it when you guys come up with suggestions, and this tutorial is one that has been requested quite a lot since Flint was released – so i figured it would be a great addition to the Flint sewalong. Now that I’ve written it up I really want to try it myself!
Before you start, don’t forget to trace your pattern before making any alterations, so that you can preserve your original pattern. The only supplies you’ll need for this alteration are a ruler, sticky tape and tracing paper.
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