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Birthday pants

Added Oct 21, 2011

by verypurplepe...

Tokyo, Japan






A pair of pants that I made for my husband’s 41st birthday! The pattern is Men’s Jeans from Pumila, a Japanese pattern shop, fitted and altered to his body. This is the fourth time I’ve made this pattern.

The fabric is grey wool blend and I think it will be perfect for fall/winter. The wrong side of the fabric is smooth and has a bit of purple tone on it. The pockets are changed back to slanted pockets as in the original pattern and the hem flared a little bit.

I was a bit worried about the fit because my husband never tried them on for fitting, it was supposed to be a surprise! Fortunately the fit was wonderful! I guess making them fourth times in a row really did pay off. My husband loves the pants, especially the slightly flared hem. He’s wearing them to work right now.

also blogged here

Material Notes

wool blend




Garment Type



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    Oct 22, 2011, 01.03 PMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    may i say, golf claps for your husband’s cute booty?

    awesome pants, novita!

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      Oct 22, 2011, 02.03 PMby verypurpleperson

      I have to agree with you about the cute booty! :P
      Thank you Oona!

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    Oct 22, 2011, 07.15 AMby sibeli

    Incredible fit! They look fabulous! I would love to be able to make something for guys. But the fitting has put me off so far…maybe I’ll start with a slouchy sweater to ease my way into menswear :-)

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      Oct 22, 2011, 02.14 PMby verypurpleperson

      Thank you! It is nice to have one basic pattern that really fits that can be used over and over. A slouchy sweater sounds like a great idea for fall/winter!

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    Oct 21, 2011, 09.37 PMby lizajane09

    What an awesome wife you are! They look great.

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    Oct 21, 2011, 05.16 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    super fit, nice pants and such a lovely idea for a gift!

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    Oct 21, 2011, 04.51 AMby velvetribbon

    What a great birthday present! Your husband must be very proud for having very talented wife as you.

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    Oct 21, 2011, 02.40 AMby patti-r

    Great Job!!! He is a great looking model!!!

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