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Custom-sewn trousers. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
Custom-sewn trousers. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

Back of custom-sewn trousers with extra fabric in middle of back. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
Back of custom-sewn trousers with extra fabric in middle of back. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

Custom-sewn trousers with extra fabric on top of back
Custom-sewn trousers with extra fabric on top of back

Custom-sewn trousers
Custom-sewn trousers

Custom-sewn trousers with extra fabric on top of back
Custom-sewn trousers with extra fabric on top of back

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Custom-sewn trousers

- suitable for wheelchair users

Description
Trousers in soft fabric sewn so that they are higher in back and slightly lower in front.

The user started with an ordinary trouser pattern. The back can be raised in various ways:
- insert an extra wedge-shaped piece of fabric in the center of the back (top edge is straight), see photo 2.
- add an extra wedge-shaped piece of fabric to the top of the back (top edge is curved), see photos 3 and 5.

For more information, please contact the user through spinalistips@spinalis.se

Authors comments
Ordinary trousers are too short in the back when sitting. The user looked for suitable trousers for a long time. She couldn’t find anything that fit. Even clothes specially designed for people who use wheelchairs were too large and had too much unnecessary fabric.
She designed this model and is very pleased with it. She has sewn trousers in different fabrics and colors, suitable for different occasions.

Manufacturer
User’s assistant, tailor

Idea
The user

Paid for by
The user

Editors comments
Please see www.textilochtips.wordpress.com (last checked March 2017) to find more patterns for clothing for persons with disabilities.

Tip is dated from 2011

Categories for this tip
self care » dressing, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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