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patchyemm
« on: November 15, 2009 12:28:52 AM »

Hello,

I just made these for my brother, using Kwik Sew 3267.  They were a dream to put together - I thought the Kwik Sew construction and instructions were terrific, and they allowed just the right amount of ease.  I did the small (size 28-30).  They are being modelled by my kind husband who happens to be just the same height and size as my brother - what luck  Smiley

So this was the photo to grab your attention!


I did the pocket facings in black satin.  The trouser fabric is a cotton and synthetic blend that doesn't crease much, has a nice weight and is reasonably thick.









The naked torso is because it was a VERY warm day.  Thanks very much for looking.

Comments/questions and criticism are much appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2009 12:51:23 AM »

the pants came out awesome! I need to make the hubby some! he is super tall so they are hard to come buy!
p.s.- your hubby should model more often!  Shocked Shocked
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« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2009 05:53:55 AM »

They look fantastic - very crisp and professional.
Hubby makes a great model - a well-trousered man-butt first thing in the morning is a very nice sight Wink
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« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2009 06:14:50 AM »

Nice pants. Mr. Taco needs a pair like that. Your husband looks great in them.   Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2009 06:41:19 AM »

Those trousers look perfect.  I mean serisoulsly I would of thought they were bought at a store.  Great work.
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« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2009 08:43:53 AM »

They look great on your hubby, I think my hubby needs a new pair, his only dress pants are 6 sizes too big. Thanks for the idea Grin and what man doesn't look great in a nice pair of trousers
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« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2009 09:28:27 AM »

The sewing is really well done on this!
The pocket facing is great and makes it look so professional. Kudos on getting the fitting right, too. Great job!


And, reading the comments makes me laugh!
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« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2009 12:31:58 PM »

Those trousers look perfect.  I mean serisoulsly I would of thought they were bought at a store.  Great work.

I totally agree! Fantastic job!!
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« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2009 12:58:31 PM »

Thanks so much for all the lovely comments.

a well-trousered man-butt first thing in the morning is a very nice sight Wink
  I totally agree.  Especially on a Monday morning  Smiley

I need to make the hubby some! he is super tall so they are hard to come buy!
  Yeah, we have problems too - trying to find men's trousers for a 28" waist is not easy in New Zealand.

I highly recommend that Kwik Sew pattern - it was a dream to work with compared to Simplicity.  Great fly construction. 
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« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2009 02:02:57 PM »

Great job. The rear of them looks particularly nice... I mean you did a nice job sewing them Wink
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