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lizzyemmcreith
« on: December 05, 2009 07:33:35 AM »

Hello craftsters! I took some thrift store sweatpants and turned them into some sort of skinny jeans. the before looked like this:
http://fleecefarm.com/images/medium/purplesweatpants_MED.jpg
I made them tighter and added a fly and some back pockets. The fly was tricky, because I've never done one before, and the pants were already made, so I basically had to figure out how to put a zipper in without it showing. I left the elastic waistband in because all my real jeans have really bigs waists (big enough that belts don't even help that much). [EDIT(I forgot to mention...)]These were made with these http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=231826.0 in the back of my mind.
so here they are:

Back pocket:

The fly. It looks a bit weird from this angle, and the stitches sort of half-disappeared into the fabric.

Sort of side view:

and the bottom:


Thank you for looking!


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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2009 02:52:16 PM »

Good job, I really like them! 
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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2009 01:19:41 AM »

i love these!  Cheesy
and i really wanna try this now.
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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2009 10:47:56 AM »

cool idea and i like to color. Now i have to find some sweatpants to try this on.
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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2009 04:36:04 PM »

it's been ages since i visited craftster, and today i logged in to try to find the link to your inspiration pants... what a coincidence!
i think it's a great idea using fleece, i haven't try yet...
i wish you could post a "whole" picture

saludos!
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lizzyemmcreith
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2009 04:14:14 PM »

Thanks everyone!
camilaustral- I'm sorry there are no "whole" pictures! It's hard to take pictures of your own legs...
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« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2009 04:28:08 PM »

Love these! Is that an orange button I see? very cute!
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