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Anyone here make their own clothes?

I'm thinking of starting by making my own yoga pants, tank tops, and wrap dresses to have a salwar (traditional indian dress) look. the wrap dress can be removed during yoga classes, then put back on after class so i don't look sporty all the time.

i found a pair of pants that i think will look nice--simple, hip level, drawstring pants. i'm going to try my hand at making them.
if i succeed at that, i'll move on to trying the next garment!

but, difference is that i'll be sewing by hand rather than by machine. i don't have a machine and when i had access to one, i greatly disliked using it. so, i'm giong to try it out by hand. might take a while--but i hope to have something that works well.

anyone else make their own clothes?
 

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Hi Zoebird! i recognise you from the wise woman forum! As I said on the WW Forum I am in the process of making a new wardrobe. Good luck with your projects! (and your hand sewing)
 

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My wife made us clothing for Burning Man this year. I have a somewhat ambitious idea for one of my Burning Man costumes next year and my wife has already let me know I'll have to do it myself if I want to have it. So I'll be doing my first attempt at making myself a coat this year. If that goes well I might make matching pants and a shirt or vest depending on how ambitious I am.

My idea involves putting together things to make my "fabric" so I'll be doing a lot of hand sewing.
 

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I've made my own clothes but not by hand. I'm lousy at hand sewing.

The drawstring pants should be insanely easy though. Definitely a good first project.

If you decide to look at sewing machines, kenmore sewing machines (from Sears) are awesome.
 

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Hey, I missed this one somehow. I sew my own clothes. I definately like my sewing machine more than hand sewing. I am abnorally shaped and have always been. I started sewing in Jr high and never stopped for long. I sew more in the winter because it's cooler and I can buy short sleaved shirts and tank tops. I can't buy long sleeved shirts or pants that are long enough for my arms and legs. Sewing my own clothes helps me wear clothes that fit so I am not waiting for a flood.
 

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I'd like to start making some more clothes. I have a pair of elastic-waisted flannel pants that I made about a year and a half ago. First thing I ever really sewed....eh, but with lots of help from my mom. Good luck!
 
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