Added Apr 14, 2008
Cape Town, South...
These Ellen pants were really easy to make. I used some khaki cotton my mum found in her stash, but couldn’t remember what she bought it for. So I got new trousers – Hooray!
I shifted the pockets down a bit, because I felt they were too close to the waistband. I used some fun left-over cotton print for the backing of the pocket flaps as a surprise when you open them. The fit is fairly good, although I took them in a bit at the hip and upper thigh (about 5mm on each side). I wear them all the time, the best sign of a good make!
Green cotton khaki/chino;
Left-over cotton for pocket backing;
Burdastyle for pattern
Mum for leftover khaki
Boyfriend for photoshoot
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