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Topic: Boy's Retro Lounge Pants  (Read 1362 times)
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« on: January 20, 2011 11:25:33 PM »

So after trying for 3 days to make a pants pattern for my 2 year old, I gave up. Every pair was wrong in some way. I started looking online for patterns, almost bought one, and then decided to just go glance at my pattern stash, just in case. I found a pattern that I had bought for the shirt, but the included pants were PERFECT! Flat front, elastic back, front pockets, contrasting cuffs and waistband. Just what I had been trying to make! I started at about 7:30 and had them done by 11:00. They are chocolate colored 100% linen, and the contrasting fabric is Martini by Alexander Henry, which I believe is out of print, but I found it on clearance at a local fabric store. My son is asleep, but I can't wait until morning to try them on him!

« Last Edit: January 20, 2011 11:26:01 PM by baileemartini » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2011 02:25:29 AM »

So glad you had a happy ending! - and a great fabric combination as well - always good to see little boys in bright colours.

« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2011 06:39:15 AM »

SOOOO cute!!!!!

Progress not perfection.

« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2011 03:28:05 PM »

Glad you found a pattern!  Like the contrasting print.  Smiley

« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2011 05:08:46 PM »

Yay! You got it! and they looks awesome! I have a weakness for Alexander Henry Tongue
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2011 12:15:11 AM »

Yay! You got it! and they looks awesome! I have a weakness for Alexander Henry Tongue

i know, alexander henry and michael miller are my fabric crack, haha.

did you make the dress in your avatar? its really cute!
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« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2011 10:13:38 AM »

I bet they will look cute on. :-)

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