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wide leg summer trousers

Added Nov 17, 2009

by missymay

Melbourne, Austr...






my first trousers :) I bought an old butterick 6154 from an op shop for $0.50 it was a couple of sizes too small, so I had a guess at adding 2.5cm to each side and it worked out pretty good! Probably they are a tiny bit big in the back, but it was too hard to keep adjusting.
Trousers are WAY easier to sew than I thought! getting a good fit is probably the hard bit, but the actual piecing together is easy
oh and you can make some pretty awesome suspenders too with this pattern!

Material Notes

100% linen $8/m (if your in Melbourne get yourself down to Footscray for some awesome fabric bargains!)




Garment Type
Business, Classic

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    Nov 20, 2009, 12.49 PMby zickzack

    I totally agree with everyone! Would like to have trousers like these!

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    Nov 18, 2009, 06.50 PMby stephiaffi

    Wow, these pants are brilliant. Particluarly the back of the waistband. I’d love to find a similar pattern.

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    Nov 18, 2009, 09.38 AMby milkyway

    Very nice

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    Nov 18, 2009, 09.38 AMby milkyway

    Very nice

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    Nov 18, 2009, 01.17 AMby missymay

    Thanks everyone for your lovely comments!

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    Nov 17, 2009, 09.06 PMby agnarogn

    love the detail in the back :)

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    Nov 17, 2009, 05.46 PMby bijouxbetty

    Ooh! yes please, really love the pointy bits on the back of the waistband

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    Nov 17, 2009, 05.15 PMby carottesauvage

    I love them, can we somehow trade patterns? :)

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      Nov 18, 2009, 01.17 AMby missymay

      I love them too! so sorry! I’m going to keep the pattern! :)

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    Nov 17, 2009, 04.42 PMby sewneenee

    Great job on your first trouser! NO fear, it’s the best way to learn!

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