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The Must You, Darling? Pants

Added Jan 16, 2012

by leahfranqui

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Description

I really love the word trousers. I love the Wallace and Gromit film, The Wrong Trousers. And I love these trousers, even thought they have a flaw or two.

I made this from Simplicity 3688, a reproduction 1940’s pattern. I used a lightweight wool that frays like the devil, as someone from the 1940’s might say, and I made no alterations to the pattern.

I’m a fan of the high-waisted look, even though it can make ones stomach look a bit large (sigh). I feel so glamorous in these trousers, they make me feel like I’m the star of a BBC mini-series and my annoying fiance is upsetting me, but instead of getting angry I respond with a world-weary, Must You, Darling?

Hence the name.

More on my blog!
http://strugglesewsastraightseam.wordpress.com/2012/01/16/the-must-you-darling-pants/

Material Notes

Wool, plastic zipper

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Pants
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Wool

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  • Let_s_sew_blog_copy_5_large

    Feb 13, 2012, 10.35 PMby MaycieAfterFive

    I love these wide legged pants. Great job! I’ve been meaning to make a pair for myself. Thanks for the reminder.

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      Feb 14, 2012, 01.25 AMby leahfranqui

      Thank you so much! And do it, they are awesome! I’m a convert.

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    Jan 16, 2012, 08.58 PMby janul

    hahaha, I can really hear you say that to your “Darling”! :D

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      Feb 14, 2012, 01.24 AMby leahfranqui

      Haha, oh, I wish I really HAD one!

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    Jan 16, 2012, 08.43 PMby caramia-made

    So classy! Well done!

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      Jan 16, 2012, 08.57 PMby leahfranqui

      Thank you! I do feel so classy in these.

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