The Perfect Pair of Wide Leg Pants

Added Sep 19, 2010

by missdandy

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I have an all-consuming love for 1970s fashion, so wide leg pants are an absolute must for my wardrobe. I’ve been searching for the perfect wide leg pants pattern for a very long time, and I knew that I’d finally found it when I saw BurdaStyle member Reneebies version of the high waist pants from Vogue 8604. I have used 1970s patterns to make pants before, but I fell in love with the built-in extremely high waist design of this Vogue pattern, plus the legs are super-duper-mega wide!

I anxiously grabbed the pattern during a sale at my local Hancock Fabrics and I already had some trouser-weight denim on hand that needed destashing. Add the zipper and 1/2 yard of lining fabric for the pockets and the resulting pants only cost me $20.00 and a few well-spent hours of my time!

Also blogged here.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

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

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    Dec 21, 2010, 07.35 PMby kasher

    Ok I am new to this. I love the look of the pants and would love to try it myself. What pattern did you use and where can I find it? Thank you! They look great:)

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    Sep 20, 2010, 02.49 PMby nur-amirah

    I already found it on the web but for me to buy it, I mean, when the postal fee is twice the price, I really had to think over. :(

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    Sep 20, 2010, 09.08 AMby maristella88

    These look great. I might have to make some to continue my 70s theme!

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    Sep 20, 2010, 08.22 AMby carottesauvage

    great! they look so elegant. this shape is universally flattering

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    Sep 19, 2010, 07.00 PMby nur-amirah

    i always wanted a pants like this. wide legged and high waisted. just perfect for Muslim wears. wish i have the pattern..~

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      Sep 20, 2010, 01.50 AMby missdandy

      Sounds like these would be your perfect pair of pants, too! I hope you can find this pattern one day so you can make your own pair. :)

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    Sep 19, 2010, 05.53 PMby laceumbrella

    Beautiful!

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      Sep 20, 2010, 01.48 AMby missdandy

      Thank you! :)

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    Sep 19, 2010, 03.05 PMby laurwyn

    They are so nice! They look very comfy too! But mostly, I love the pleats on the front!

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      Sep 20, 2010, 01.48 AMby missdandy

      Thanks, laurwyn!

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    Sep 19, 2010, 01.52 PMby magdamagda

    denim, wide leg, high waist – such a col pair of pants! a must try combo!

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      Sep 20, 2010, 01.47 AMby missdandy

      Thanks! Denim + high waist + wide leg is just about the perfect combo, isn’t it? :)

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    Sep 19, 2010, 12.39 PMby amyalberici

    I am also a lover of wide legged pants and these look so awesome!!! I just wrote down the pattern number. Thanks for sharing. They are great!!

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      Sep 20, 2010, 01.46 AMby missdandy

      These are seriously the ultimate wide leg pants! Easy to make and comfy too. I highly, highly recommend them!

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    Sep 19, 2010, 12.26 PMby aggelicat .)

    well done! very nice pants, you look great!!

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      Sep 20, 2010, 01.46 AMby missdandy

      Thank you!

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    Sep 19, 2010, 06.55 AMby juditab

    I love it. You did a great job. I have to make something like that, it’s a new entry on my to do list.

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      Sep 20, 2010, 01.45 AMby missdandy

      Thank you! These were super easy to make too so I definitely recommend them!

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    Sep 19, 2010, 01.24 AMby nikkishell

    Very nice! I love this style.

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      Sep 20, 2010, 01.44 AMby missdandy

      Thanks so much!

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