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Jochen Corduroy Pants

Added Apr 19, 2015

by Vendula

Tuusula, Finland

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Description

These were my first proper pants. And, boy, some parts were difficult. I chose corduroy. My hubbie’s favorite pants are made out of corduroy, they are hundred years old (at least! :-) ) and frankly are starting to fall apart… Well, in Finland you cannot really buy those, so I decided to make them. Regarding pattern, even though “Jochen” is more of an ellegant style, it fits the material well. However, some parts were difficult to sew through, due to thickness of the material. So you better be gentle to your beloved sewing machine. I broke mine during the process of sewing waist band and had to make it fixed. Sewing those pants was a challenging project for me as a novice. I made some mistakes that I was not able to fix properly (especially waistband and back pockets were somewhat difficult to make), but the final result is great and the pants fit my husband well (he likes to wear loose trousers and uses his belt with every of them so I am quite safe here :-) ).

Material Notes

I chose brown corduroy, but wanted to refresh it a bit and make it fun, so I used scraps of colourfull linen for back pockets (they are colourfull from the outside as well as inside).

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall
For
Men
Garment Type
Pants
Style
Casual
Material
Corduroy, Linen

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    Apr 20, 2015, 07.02 AMby martinK

    good work! go on with men’s clothing :-)

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      Apr 20, 2015, 10.50 AMby Vendula

      I will! My husband hates shopping for clothes. :-)

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    Apr 19, 2015, 07.05 PMby liliv-1

    They look so well made!

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      Apr 20, 2015, 10.50 AMby Vendula

      Thank you!!

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    Apr 19, 2015, 06.39 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    You did a great job with these! :)

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      Apr 20, 2015, 10.50 AMby Vendula

      Thank you for your support!

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