Flannel Pants for two tall and skinny sons

Added Jan 20, 2011

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My Boys are both Tall and very thin. My older son has a 28 waist and a 36 inseam…a near impossible size to find. This year for Christmas I made matching Flannel Pants. I took an ordinary pants pattern and chose a size that fit their hips/waist and added length to the top, at the waist, and the bottom at the hem. This is the absolute best part of sewing your own clothes THEY FIT.

Material Notes

Heavy Weight Flannel

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Winter
For
Men
Garment Type
Pants
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton, Flannel

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    Jan 27, 2011, 09.38 PMby retropeapod

    What a great idea! Good job

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      Jan 27, 2011, 10.04 PMby Gabriele Yorlano

      Thank you, hope you are inspired to create something.

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    Jan 21, 2011, 02.16 AMby supercalla

    xD That’s my friend’s problem, he buys super expensive pants because he has long legs and a little waist.

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      Jan 22, 2011, 12.55 AMby Gabriele Yorlano

      yes, I agree it can be expensive to find skinny jeans, etc. especially when they want a certain brand. My older son has started asking me to make things.

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    Jan 20, 2011, 08.41 PMby sunintheclouds

    I did the exact same for my kids for Christmas too!!! I can commiserate with your son, I have nearly the same measurements (28.5 × 35) and trying to find clothes that fit IS impossible. It is why I sew so very much, otherwise I would have to live in skirts because pants are NEVER long enough.

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      Jan 22, 2011, 12.59 AMby Gabriele Yorlano

      I am curvy with a small waist. Also a hard size to find. The waist is never small enough, but I know what you mean. you can’t add length to pants.

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