Incorporate a Slimming Panel to Your Pants or Skirt
One of my customers brought me some clothes to alter, and I noticed there was a panel sewn onto the pants front below the contoured waistband. It was made of power net, and I thought: “What a cool way to incorporate a slimming element into a garment.”
I took a picture of the original pants and figured out what the manufacturer had done. Many of you may have already seen this in some of your ready-to-wear garments. For those of you who haven’t, take a look. Note that on the leopard-print inspiration pants, the power net panel was attached as the garment was being made.
However, I was able to add it to a pair of yoga-style pants after they were purchased.
If you are adding a panel as you are making the garment, you machine-baste it to the pants or skirt front at the center front, sides, and…
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