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« on: October 02, 2010 10:53:42 AM »

I created these pants for the BurdaStyle/Project Runway Challenge.  I started with an old Forever 21 wool herringbone coat that I've had forever.  It was too small and falling apart.  I took all the seams apart until I only had flat pieces, and then used Simplicity 3850 as a rough guide to make the pattern pieces.  I made a side zip instead of a front fly and eliminated the pockets.  The side panels came from a pair of khakis that were also in my closet for way too long.  I tried to imitate the herringbone pattern on the wool by cutting panels and sewing them back together.  They're fully lined even though I forgot to take a picture and the lining and the notions are from my stash.  The buttons on the hems came from the original jacket.  I had a few moments of extreme frustration, but it was worth it.  I absolutely love the problem-solving aspect of sewing!



Thanks for looking!  If you're on BurdaStyle and IF I make it into the top 50, please vote for me!
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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2010 11:31:18 AM »

Those are really cute, great reconstruction!

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« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2010 01:10:45 PM »

wowie wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  so very fabulous.
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2010 03:22:45 PM »

lovelove love it

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« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2010 04:15:13 PM »

gorgeous love em  Grin
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