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Cigarette style, slim pants

Added Nov 20, 2011

by littlebettyd...

Sydney, Australia

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Super slim, cigarette style cropped pants. Made from thick stretch cotton drill. I added belt loops and inserted a side lapped zipper, as I was a little worried about how an invisible zipper would fair with such thick fabric.

Regarding the pattern, I found it to be quite easy and well fitted from the outset. I cut an 18 and a 19 waist, but think the ease caught me off as there’s a little more built in to the pants than what I wanted. Because of this I took in the side seams by about 1cm each side, but that was easy. I also had to make modifications to the waistband for fit, courtesy of my lack of waist shape, but that is a standard alteration for me, so no complaint there.

I’m so happy with these pants, I think I will make them again, but maybe using colour!

More info here: http://littlebettydesigns.blogspot.com/2011/11/burdastyle-slim-pants-022010-111.html

Material Notes

Stretch cotton drill, zipper.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Pants

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    Nov 21, 2011, 02.28 AMby carolyn-s

    Gorgeous! I would love a pair just like these … :)

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    Nov 20, 2011, 10.55 PMby Rebecca Ryan

    They look like classic pants you will wear loads. very nice x

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