Thousand Birds Pants

Added Dec 14, 2013

by saxsilverain

Espoo, Finland

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Description

the pattern is a super easy one from May 2013 edition of Burda Style mag, pattern no. 117. like all my other sewing projects, i already bought this fabric which has cute bird print before i even knew what i wanted to make of it, so when this pattern came and i decided to make them from this fabric, it turned out that the fabric was like 20 cm too short.

so i had to make the inside pockets from another fabric. i used a similar fabric to the bird fabric i was using for the pants, which is polyester satin. for the drawstring, i used remnants of a cotton jersey fabric i bought years ago to make a t-shirt for my husband. i could’ve used the bird fabric for it, but i felt like it needed a different colour.

i like the result, though i should’ve probably loosen up the stitching a bit. since they’re too tight, if you see the pics more carefully, you can see that the sides of the pants are a bit crunched upwards.

Material Notes

total of about 1,4 m of polyester satin,
about 20 cm of cotton jersey for the drawstring,
about 10 cm of interfacing fabric.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Pants
Style
Casual
Material
Knits/Jersey, Polyester, Satin

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    Dec 18, 2013, 01.27 PMby Ivanamania

    I love this pajama style pants! great choice of fabric, as usual.

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      Dec 20, 2013, 08.13 PMby saxsilverain

      thanks! i just can’t wait to wear it next summer (too cold now in Finland). :D

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    Dec 14, 2013, 02.39 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Very cool trousers! Great fabric choice ;-)

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      Dec 14, 2013, 07.20 PMby saxsilverain

      thank you! i just love prints! :D

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    Dec 14, 2013, 01.09 PMby Mary Athey

    They look great on you and i love the top as well. Did you make it? I have a similiar top pattern in my stash. Fab outfit x

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      Dec 14, 2013, 01.18 PMby saxsilverain

      thanks again!

      no, i didn’t make the top, though it looks very simple to make. i bought it at a Swedish store called ‘& Other Stories’. i encourage to you make a similar top from your pattern, you would defo ace it! ;)

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