Ruby Joggers by Paprika Patterns: Pattern Testing

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Lisa Kievits of Paprika Patterns has just released the Ruby Joggers Pattern.  I was glad to be part of the first round of pattern testers last fall for this delightfully flattering pair of joggers. I made a size 4 but I took 1 1/2" off each side of the yoke/waist, adjusted the back seam a bit. Those are typical adjustments I make to any pattern I'm sewing for myself. The fabric store had a terrible selection of French terry and an even worse selection of sweatshirt fabric so I used Ponte Di Roma. It's a mix of Polyester, Rayon, and Spandex and I think it worked really well. I'm happy with the test version and am still wearing them regularly a year later. Best thing: there is a calf length version included in the final pattern! I've got plans to make those as well.