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« on: September 04, 2010 12:29:35 PM »

I've had this super stretchy military-green colored fabric sitting around for a while and had no idea what to do with it. Going through my stuff today I picked it up and was hit with an idea, I should make some pants. I've made lounge/pajama pants before, but I wanted to try something with a zipper. In all my searching I haven't found a pattern I really like, so I kinda winged this based off a pair of nicely fitting pants I already had. I had to modify it a bit after I finished because I didn't like the way they fit in the front and the darts I made in the back were part of the waist band and it was all kinds of awkward. So I tore off the old waist band and whipped up another one that was a little wider and lined with non-stretch cotton that I also used for the pockets. And I shortened the front. I love em. I feel really proud that I managed to make something so nice without a pattern. You can't see em in the pic, but I used some great military-esque buttons, too.

I wore em to the beach the other day, so I could get some nice pics. Lake Erie <3
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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2010 01:10:44 PM »

Great job! And especially with no pattern. When I make things without a pattern, they get all wonky, not nearly as well fit as yours.  Impressive! Great color and I love the belt with them.
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« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2010 01:37:30 PM »

these look great!
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« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2010 02:04:01 PM »

these pants r qreat!  Grin
especially considering you were working without a pattern
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« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2010 09:52:58 PM »

Thanks everyone. =3
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2010 09:29:55 AM »

Very cute.  I like the color.  Nice belt too Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2010 09:41:08 AM »

LOVE. I am amazed at your crafty skills by doing these without a pattern - well impressed!! Smiley -x-
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« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2010 07:34:34 PM »

those look amazing! they look seriously professional. good job!
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