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Topic: FIRST POST! [mini tute now] School Pants Pegged  (Read 2580 times)
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« on: December 17, 2007 10:52:07 PM »

Hey everyone!

While I was looking through some topics here, I found a good idea.

I use to wear these (very baggy with lots of fabric) pants to school before 'skinny's' were in fashion but i still wanted to sometimes wear them and didnt really want to throw them away, Cry

so then i found out i could peg them I was so excited! Grin

Here are some photos (I dont have any mid-cutting up though)...

One leg pegged VS oringal leg:

[^you can the white thread at the hem, beacause I couldn't find any black,
but you can't see it on the inside seam, which is good^]

This is what they ended up as:

*EDIT - Tute:*

1. Put them on inside out.

2. From the knee down (you can go higher if there's extra room in the thigh area), pin close to your leg, so they fit as tight as you want.

3. Now take the pants off and you can either cut of the extra fabric and sew the new seam (as I did) or you sew where you've pinned trying to match up your stitches with the stitches already on the pants so you don't get funky looking folds on the outside of your pants. you can trim off the extra fabric from the flare now, too.

So its pretty easy, just like taking in a shirt I guess,

Hope it helps some people (Hellosunshine) lol

What you people think?
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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2007 02:29:48 AM »

They sure look much better now. Wink

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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2007 07:30:47 AM »

NIce work!

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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2007 01:38:26 PM »

Oooh i like these, i just can't carry off the skinny look, but they look ace.
And I like the white stitching, whenever i attempt to sew anything i purposely use constrasting colour thread - cos i'm cool like that   Grin
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« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2007 10:55:42 PM »

if only i had your legs. -jealous- Shocked

but overall i love what you did to them. i am planning on taking in my very loose/baggy jeans as well but i'm afraid that i'll mess up. how did you get your pants to fit you so well?
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2007 11:54:56 PM »

AWESOME!!! I saw the tute on taking wide leg jeans in but never really thought to convert that idea into non-denim items!! now i can get rid of all my horrendous wide legs i used to wear and make them fashionable!!

ps havaianas rock!!!!
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