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Cool wool trousers

Added Nov 26, 2017

by Maria Hayek

Asker, Norway

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Description

This was one of those spur of the moment projects. As a lot of you know already I’m working on starting a little business selling fabric online.

Last October I took a trip to Egypt to meet some of my potential suppliers and maybe find more suppliers and on one occasion walked into a wool fabrics factory. It turns out they have a factory outlet and they sell some really good stuff there including a lot of delightful soft 100% wool fabrics. And who am I to resist! I bought myself a meter and a half with the plan to make trousers. Classic cigarette trousers.

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Material Notes

100% wool

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

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

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    Dec 18, 2017, 06.54 AMby nrobson

    great job they look wonderful! nice neat sewing =)

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    Dec 4, 2017, 06.11 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Only can repeat that the trousers are lovely :-) It is my long-playing intention to make a plaid trousers but I cannot decide for many years as I have wide hips otherwise I’d love to make and wear the same! Great job:-)

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      Dec 5, 2017, 06.49 AMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Oksana :) I have wide hips too. The first time I tried a boyfriend jeans on I thought it’d look horrible because of that, but it didn’t, so now I’m more open to trying things with room in that area and so far it’s been good :) I think you should at least try once with a not expensive fabric to find out how you feel about it :)

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      Dec 6, 2017, 10.36 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Sounds encouraging… and very tempting. If I am decisive enough some day, it will be thanking to your words. I have to think about the right fabric.

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    Dec 3, 2017, 04.34 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

    Cool pants, great fit and beautiful cat! By the way, Aida told me about some great fabrics in your store…

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      Dec 3, 2017, 07.47 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you Elpida :) I chose them with one rule: That I like them myself :D I’m glad she likes them, hope many people do when I open for business :)

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    Nov 29, 2017, 06.46 PMby Beccki

    Its great you changed your plan, these wide legged trousers look fabulous on you, can’t wait for you to launch your online store.. excited!

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      Nov 30, 2017, 06.54 AMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you Beccki! I can’t wait either :D

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    Nov 29, 2017, 06.49 AMby TeenyUK

    I love these, Maria. You’ve done a fantastic job with the fit, fabric and style! :)

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      Nov 29, 2017, 06.13 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much :)

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    Nov 28, 2017, 11.42 AMby Iris Arctica

    These pants are great and really suit you. I love the fabric too. I have had my eye on this pattern for a while and might give it a try now.

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      Nov 29, 2017, 06.13 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much! I’ll look forward to seeing your version :)

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    Nov 27, 2017, 07.31 PMby Madcinderella

    Men dom var ju SKITSNYGGA Maria, passar dig jättebra!

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      Nov 28, 2017, 06.47 AMby Maria Hayek

      Tusen takk! Elsker ordvalget ditt :D Hver gang!

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    Nov 27, 2017, 01.47 PMby Mary Athey

    These look great on you and i love the photos with your cat. Congrats on these and good luck for your business x

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      Nov 27, 2017, 06.42 PMby Maria Hayek

      Thank you so much Mary :)

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    Nov 27, 2017, 08.30 AMby Mayke27

    These look great on you, and nice fit!

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    Nov 26, 2017, 09.45 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow! Tøffe bukser! :-)

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      Nov 27, 2017, 06.53 AMby Maria Hayek

      Takk Ellen! :) :) :)

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