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Greyish-Greenish-Beigish pants

Added Feb 25, 2010

by keren

Tel Aviv, Israel






Here they are! The pants. They took a few days to finish and it was quite an ordeal! My finger had an unpleasant meeting with the sewing needle in the process. I had to fix the size again and again, and ended up just leaving it as is, not too tight fitting. They sit way high up on the waist, which is not what I’d normally wear. I learned a lot making these pants and I also learned that I have a lot more to learn about making pants and making them fit! Still, they’re comfortable and kinda nice. If anyone has any tips and tricks on making pants I would love to hear them!

BTW the pattern is #113 from Burda magazine of Sept 2009.

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Garment Type

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    Jun 24, 2010, 10.56 AMby libbysharf

    The pants looks great on you, I like the color as well

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    Feb 25, 2010, 05.15 PMby mkreinders

    I love these – the fit looks perfect. I am hoping to make a pair of pants soon and you’ve given me courage!

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    Feb 25, 2010, 01.11 PMby sewbissy

    These pants look great! Nice fit, pretty fabric…Well done!

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    Feb 25, 2010, 11.30 AMby josefina

    BTW your pants looks well made to me. Easy guide to sewing pants covers; choosing your pattern, choosing your fabric, getting the right fit , refining the fit, constructing the pants, stylizing your pattern: adding pockets,fly front zippers, cuffs,…. I thinck this is really a complete book to alter every style of pants you want to make, the info will never be outdated. It doesn’t explain in specific how to lower the waistline.

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      Feb 25, 2010, 11.36 AMby keren

      Thanks Josefina. I bought the e-book and I’m reading it now! It looks like a source of valuable information that I really need at this point!

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    Feb 25, 2010, 10.43 AMby josefina

    A good reference book for sewing, altering, finishing….. is Easy guide to sewing pants, available as an e-book from The Taunton Press. The book Making trousers for men and women from Page Coffin is also a good one but only for finishes not altering pants

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      Feb 25, 2010, 10.54 AMby keren

      Hi Josefina! Thank you so much for this reference! The “Easy guide to sewing pants” looks great, though the styles are so very outdated. Do you think it can still be useful for today? Does it explain how to lower the waistline, make the pants fit right, etc?

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      Feb 25, 2010, 11.01 AMby keren

      After reading the reviews – I’m buying the “Easy Guide to sewing pants”!!! It sounds perfect! Thank you SO much for recommending! My future pants thank you as well ;-).

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