Added Aug 25, 2013
Another version of my self-drafted bubble pants seen previously here http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/bubble-pants—2
This time I used and existing Burda pattern in case somebody else wants to make one too, so it is easier to follow for a beginner. I used the Marlene Trousers 02/2013 #130 but I dropped all the pockets and waistband. Instead I added and extra 15-17 cm on each sides of the pants (outside not between the legs) and also added an extra 10cm to the waist (to make it high-waist ) I cut the legs short, I think mine is about 90cm long (I mean the trousers of course :) )
As for the waistband, I simply used a standard 8cm wide waistband, nothing fancy.
The top is made from a 50 cm long and a 120 or 140 cm wide rectangular shaped cotton crepe.
I was just messing around to be honest, I cut a hole for the neckline and folded the fabric on me under the bust to get the darts seen on the pictures. I cut the front of the bodice shorter than the back, kind of like a fishtail version of a skirt :)
The images may not do justice but the outfit looks striking on and super cute.
For hemming curved edges without the pain and twisty hems, please visit this website (not my blog just for interest):
Summer is over in Ireland by the way :S
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