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« on: March 11, 2008 10:27:14 PM »

Ok, not really magic, but that caught your attention.
Designed and made for my Drafting and Sewing II class. Everything is drafted and sewn by me. I'm not a true standard size 8 so it doesn't fit me perfectly, so just bear with me Tongue





The prototype was a hot mess (see below). The waist was originally extended 5 cm and the front did not have a yoke. There were also tons of fit issues, which I think magically ironed themselves out when I traced out the final pattern. The different thickness in denim might've also helped (the final is heavier).



Anyway, I'm quite pleased with it. I wish I was able to find thick-ish denim with at least a little bit of spandex, as these do not have stretch at all. I think the topstitching could be a little better (sometimes industrial machines do, in fact, fail) and the back and front crotch seams don't totally match up. I guess I'll find out how I really did when I hand it in on Thursday! :|


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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2008 10:27:59 PM »

HOT MESS !!!! bahahaha... love it..
your jeans are FIERCE!
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2008 10:31:16 PM »

Very cool, I love the back pockets and the stripe going down the back of the legs, very flattering Smiley

your jeans are FIERCE!

Haha, Project Runway much?

Agreed, very fierce!
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« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2008 10:57:31 PM »

love them.

but...what kind of underwear do you wear with those? I'd have pantylines in every possible place that a pantyline could go!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2008 11:21:03 PM »

Very cool, I love the back pockets and the stripe going down the back of the legs, very flattering Smiley

your jeans are FIERCE!

Haha, Project Runway much?

Agreed, very fierce!
I had to pull it out... she said hot mess!
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« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2008 11:22:31 PM »

Tute pretty please (if you can)! These are awesome, must have! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2008 01:38:23 AM »

sexy!! and all the above comments... love 'em!!
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« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2008 02:36:07 AM »

God I love high waisted jeans, they're so flattering

These are one of the cutest pairs I've seen! Well done you.
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« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2008 07:26:18 AM »

those look great! high-waisted pants and skirts have really come back into style. Your topstitching is beautiful... you said it could be better, but look closely at mass produced jeans and you'll notice that thier topstitching isn't always as perfect as it could or should be. great work!
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« Reply #9 on: March 12, 2008 09:13:00 AM »

So so flattering!
I hope you wear them often, they are too beautiful to sit in a closet.
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