DANI SEW ALONG
The Dani pattern is an elastic waist short or pant with inseam and rear pockets, a small paperbag waist, and a cuff. Views A and C are shorts with an approximate 3 inch inseam. Views B and D are pants that hit at the ankle with an approximate 27.5 inch inseam. Views A and B have a zip fly and two buttons at the waist, while Views C and D have a full elastic waistband for an easy pull on fit.
Pattern Format: PDF & Printed
Size Range: 0-18, 14-30
Sewing Level: Advanced Beginner
FABRIC AND NOTIONS
This post will walk you through all of our recommendations when it comes to fabric and notions for the Dani so you can get the best results.
POCKETS - ALL VIEWS
On the first day of the Dani sewalong we tackle the rear and inseam pockets of all views.
WAISTBAND & SIDE SEAMS - VIEWS C & D
We sew up most of views C & D in this post, including the side seams and waistband. If sewing these views, you skip the next two and join again at the buttons and hemming.
ZIP FLY CONSTRUCTION - VIEWS A & B
We know zip construction can be daunting, but this post will walk your through process step by step.
WAISTBAND & SIDE SEAMS - VIEWS A & B
Now that the fly is in, let’s finish up the side seams and waistband of views A and B. Almost done!
BUTTONS & HEMMING
We finish up the Dani in this post with the buttons and buttonholes for views A and B. We also sew the hem and cuffs for all views