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« on: May 06, 2007 02:56:13 PM »

My mom told me seeing martha s make bandana pants...tried to look it up on her site, but no luck.  I saw some and they're the cutest thing.  Anyone out there know how?  Thankx Cheesy
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triciarn
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2007 07:51:26 PM »

I have made some. They are VERY roomy Smiley

I bought a set of bandana patterns off ebay. The sellers name is parksbird. It was well worth the $17 for her patterns plus you get any new patterns she creates.


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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2007 06:41:04 AM »

here are some instructions for making bandana style pants

http://home.pacbell.net/kapleo/blog/domesticspherepatterns.html scroll down to the bottom

and http://domesticsphere.blogspot.com/2002_06_01_domesticsphere_archive.html scroll down to the bottom for a tutorial

hth  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2007 03:52:37 PM »

i found the martha pants someplace after scouring the web. it was a jpg somebody posted of a scan of a magazine page. i'll look later and see if i can find it again.
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« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2007 04:12:47 PM »

oh, cool, thanx everyone for the help:)  now i'm off to sew Grin
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cheytown
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2007 08:06:50 PM »

Here's the Martha bandana pants pic. Sorry craftster shrunk it. Let me know if you can't read the instructions...

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« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2007 09:58:00 PM »

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You will need two 27-inch red bandannas and 24 inches of 1/2-inch-wide cotton twill tape.
1. Lay bandannas on top of each other right sides facing. Bandannas are slightly rectangular, pin them together along long sides. Fold bandannas in half lengthwise, aligning pinned sides. Create arc for crotch as follows (left): Starting from top corner, measure 8 inches down one pinned edge; mark this spot. Measure 1+1/2 inches in from spot; make an X. Measure 2 inches in from top corner; make an X. Draw a line from X to X and out to pinned side, rounding off as shown. Cut along curved line (right).
2. Unfold bandannas. Sew bandannas together along both crotches; stitch again to reinforce. Notch curves. Trim seams to 1/2 inch.
3. Open out bandannas and shift so crotches are centered and aligned. Sew together along each inside seam. Trim seam allowances.
4. To create casing for drawstring, fold waistband down 1+1/2 inches. Sew parallel to fold, making a 1-inch channel. Turn pants right side out; open front seam to create a small hole through which to thread twill tape. Using safety pin, thread twill tape through casing; beginning and ending at this hole.

27" bandanas? Do they come in different sizes, my thighs are most definitely larger than 27" around.
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« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2007 10:21:47 PM »

oh yes!  right on!  thanx so much cheytown!   Kiss  i'm rushing to finish some dresses so i can get to these before we go away for the weekend--of course dh thinks i'm nuts for still sewing when i should be packing Tongue
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« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2007 12:50:40 PM »

27" bandanas? Do they come in different sizes, my thighs are most definitely larger than 27" around.

Hee! That's so cute--these are pants for little children, silly! Although I would actually kind of love to wear every single thing that we make for our kids on this site. Is sewing for kids so totally wish fulfillment, or what?
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« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2007 09:31:57 PM »

These pants are adorable! I am so making these for my baby boy-to-be! Finally I found something *cute* to do for boys Cheesy
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