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« on: March 29, 2013 05:11:20 PM »

I made these pants for Burning Man 2013, but they have been awesome in the meantime.

The metallic rainbow fabric is just that, found in the clearance section at Joann, back in 2010. The teal waistband is a wonderful modal jersey that is now all gone from my fabric cabinet (but I also have two shirts and a turban from it).

I’d been planning on making balloon shorts out of this awesome metallic rainbow stripe, but felt that night-appropriate pants would be more spectacular. My #1 dream would have been to line the shorts with hot pink silk charmeuse to feel it sliding against my skin with every little step, but at night I tend to wear plain leggings underneath the genie pants for warmth, and so I simply used a striped cotton that was taking up space in my fabric annex (cardboard box under my desk).

I’ve been stash busting for a few months now, and I’m gaining a lot of momentum. And free space! Free space in my sewing cabinet, but not in my closet…

more on my blog: http://madebyjulianne.com/?p=4835

There is also a tutorial: http://madebyjulianne.com/?p=4901
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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2013 05:54:44 PM »

amazing! I love them. the metalic fabric is gorgeous with all these vibrant colors.
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2013 06:11:21 PM »

Those are quite awesome! 

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