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« on: July 11, 2008 01:16:41 PM »

So this is my first post (and the first thing I've sewn since middle school!)

I bought a regular pair of long pant khaki overalls at Goodwill for probably $2 with the sole purpose of making this. Of course I didn't finish it until at least 6 mo. later...  Tongue



Right Side (little uneven, oops! and no pic of the left because it's boring, haha)

Inside (made with old pj pants, I love the stripes!)

Action Shot! (my grad gown still hanging over a year later...)

The arm strap was too short with one overall thingy so I cut the other one and added it but I think it looks really sloppy and I'm too lazy to rip the seams and redo it right now.

And yes, the front pockets need to be ironed.  Tongue

I didn't add a pocket to the inside because I didn't have any zippers handy and I really wanted to get this thing done.

Criticism and critiques welcome!   Grin
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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2008 02:29:03 PM »

that looks nice! and very well made

« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2008 03:13:44 PM »

Great job! I've had the idea for one of these floating around in my head for awhile too. Hopefully I'll pick up a pair of overalls one of these days.

I love the lining fabric too, it works great with the khaki color.
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