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« on: June 27, 2008 06:06:13 PM »

I love these pants!
I made these pants to wear now that the weather has finally decided to feel like summer.  They were perfect for running around all day taking photos, so I tried out the freezer paper stencil technique I learned here on craftster to add a simple camera stencil to the leg.  You can tie them two different ways, either with the back side on top or the front side on top, so versatile!

A friend of mine liked them so much he requested a pair made for him.  I might be able to get him to pose for a few pictures of his, but for now, here are mine:

Here's the stencil of the camera.  I really liked the freezer paper stencil technique, it was really easy!

You can take a look at my blog if you'd like to see more photos and details about these pants.

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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2008 06:20:14 PM »

these look so comfy. tut perhaps?
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2008 06:46:39 PM »

Those are cool! They look like those Japanese pants...can't think of the name at the mo...


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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2008 06:52:33 PM »

oh i want these! I see some pant making in my future

« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2008 07:03:26 PM »

OMG i love wrap pants! i think i have like 10 pairs! i never thought to try stenciling on them though!

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« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2008 08:07:12 PM »

I really like the look of these, and the stencil adds just the right touch.  I read on your blog that you didn't have any problem with exposing too much skin.  I was always worried that would happen too, but since you didn't have a problem with it, I may just give it a try!  Thanks Smiley 

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« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2008 08:24:47 PM »

OMG thank you for posting the "how to put on" pictures!!!!  I've looked at the tut SO many times and everyone has given them rave reviews, but for the life of me I have NOT been able to figure out how they work.  I may actually have to wear a pair now.   Grin  I also just got freezer paper at the store this week, so there's another project in my near future.

Yours are great!

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« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2008 08:36:24 PM »

Those are cool! Very uniquely shaped.

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« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2008 09:11:16 PM »

those are awesome Smiley i love the camera. i've seen them everywhere but cant find a tut or anything Cry. could you maybe please post a pic of them lying flat. i think that might help  Undecided
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« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2008 08:45:15 AM »

I always have liked the idea of wrap pants but usually they don't look so flattering. These are so nice as they sit low on the hip, and are super wide. Did you use a pattern / tute? or could we see maybe a pic of them layed flat out to get the general idea of how they are constructed?

Also looooooove the camera stencil!!!

*EDIT* oooooooh! I've worked it out, gets giddy Smiley I don't think mine will end up as lovely and wide, as I have a stupid tiny waist (23.5 inches) and I guess that pretty much determines how wide the pants will be. Oh well I just have to go and get some material now and make some.
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