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Fitted Black Pants

Added May 10, 2012

by evamarie

Selestat, France






From 1990’s pattern ’Today’s Fit’ 7179. These pants took me soooo long to make! I took so many measurements of my body, made a muslin, altered the pattern, tweaked the seams some more. and some more. I ended up leaving off the pockets, they flared out slightly. I was so happy to succeed at making something so challenging. It’s a pattern I’ll keep forever and make some more pants with. I used a stretch denim. I hope the photos show the seams!

Material Notes

stretch denim




Garment Type
Casual, Preppy
Cotton, Denim

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    May 13, 2012, 09.06 PMby Jodi Wade

    Great job! I have tried a few times to make tight jeans and failed miserably. Your pants look so good!

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    May 11, 2012, 06.32 AMby prettysewinggirl

    Congratulations on succeeding – it looks great (love the seam!).. now you can really benefit from your success and make a couple more :)

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    May 11, 2012, 03.48 AMby runningwithscissors1

    Very nice! Good work.

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    May 10, 2012, 09.46 PMby ewellons

    Those pants look fantastic on you! I have not tried fitted pants yet — after 50 yearas of sewing. But I would love these!

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    May 10, 2012, 07.41 PMby kateinboots

    WOW! Those are beautifully done!

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    May 10, 2012, 05.22 PMby Pet Mama

    Excellent job! I am still too daunted to do pants. These turned out amazing!

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