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« on: April 16, 2011 08:21:56 PM »

I just finished my first pair of jeans and I am so proud of them.  They are actually the first pair of pants I have ever made.  The pattern was traced from a pair of jeans I had that fit but were too short.

I really love the embroidery on the back pockets!

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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2011 08:39:06 PM »

Wow! Those are absolutely great!
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« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2011 08:56:19 PM »

Wonderful job!!!  And the sprockets on the pockets made my jaw drop!  Fabulous!

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« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2011 11:35:31 PM »

amazing! i loooooove your gear pockets  Cool

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I love them! I want to make jeans but aren't brave enough, did you use a tutorial or something?
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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2011 04:46:30 AM »

You have every reason to be proud, they 're so cool! Especially the back pockets  Cheesy

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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2011 05:49:57 AM »

Wonderful job!!!  And the sprockets on the pockets made my jaw drop!  Fabulous!

He he - sprocket pockets! Cheesy *why does that make me giggle?*

All joking aside - these are fabulous! Great job!
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I love them! I want to make jeans but aren't brave enough, did you use a tutorial or something?

Thanks!  I was very nervous about this project, but I was thinking about it and then found what seemed like a pretty good deal on the stretch denim, so I decided to go for it.  I figured that at worst I would be out $12 worth of fabric.

I used a tutorial for putting in the fly, but for everything else, I just sorta winged it.  I did a lot of seam ripping on these, too.
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2011 02:41:02 PM »

Those look so great and fit you so well.

I love your embroidery.

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