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Red Narrow Trouser 107B

Added Apr 30, 2013

by floralwhirl

Johannesburg, So...






I craved a red pair of pants in my wardrobe. I have made pants before but there’s always a learning curve.
This project however became the one of horrors. First I had sewed a size 42. It was huge. One day I will learn to properly measure patterns flat. But for now I will go the route via trial and error.
Narrow trousers? I think not. Had to narrow it a substantial amount to fit it. The pockets feel really awkward. Next time I will make a smaller size with a forward pocket and some back pockets too.

Material Notes

Red soft stretch denim. Would be perfect for leggings. It had a generous amount of width-wise stretch.




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    Apr 30, 2013, 06.55 PMby Laura McWethy

    I’ve been meaning to make these pants, but have only gotten around to cutting out the pattern so far, not the fabric. I’m glad I read this first, and will make them in a smaller size! Thanks for the advice!

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    Apr 30, 2013, 05.58 PMby kah

    I made a pair of these trousers and chose the size according to my measurements and the size chart. They also were HUGE . I was terribly disappointing. I will have to try again but at least two sizes down.

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