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Reviewed by:poppykettle

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Posted on:2/12/12 8:01 PM
Last Updated:2/12/12 8:10 PM
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Sue Parrott said... (5/24/14 9:08 AM) Reply
Wow, these are just amazing! Great work!
Legal.Dealer said... (5/31/12 8:22 PM) Reply
Besides being a awesome pair of jeans, I love love love your back pockets!
Mahogany Stylist said... (3/2/12 9:11 PM) Reply
Congratulations. Nice jeans.
sewituprachel said... (2/28/12 2:40 PM) Reply
Way to go. Your jeans are awesome! I love the color and they are fitted perfectly. Rachel @ be. mine
wordchick said... (2/28/12 8:32 AM) Reply
Excellent work...the pockets ROCK!!! Wow...I love the color and design! Congrats!
TanitIsis said... (2/27/12 8:23 PM) Reply
They look awesome! If you like your jeans low-rise (below the natural waist) I would stick with the contoured waistband. Every single pair of RTW low-rise jeans I've ever owned had a contour waistband---straight ones are just asking for gaping if they're located below the natural waist. :) LOVE your pockets :)
MissCelie said... (2/27/12 4:41 PM) Reply
Amazingly good looking!
MissLadyAudrey said... (2/23/12 8:34 PM) Reply
Great fit!
Margaret said... (2/20/12 5:09 AM) Reply
Great looking jeans, nice fit! Love the pocket detail!
JDpenelope said... (2/17/12 7:06 AM) Reply
Thanks for the review (and sorry to be so late -- I was working on my own jeans), showing your analytical process. Looks like you got the personal fit that you were striving for! Great job.
sfshaza said... (2/17/12 3:24 AM) Reply
What a great fit! I love your back pockets.
House of Pinheiro said... (2/16/12 8:25 PM) Reply
its fab ! I voted for you ! good luck!
Terri A said... (2/15/12 8:17 PM) Reply
Super cool and awesome fit!
fractal said... (2/15/12 6:19 PM) Reply
You achieved a great fit! I will definitely make use of your comments on how to reduce excess fabric under the bum when I make my next pair.
rebe said... (2/14/12 11:13 PM) Reply
LOVE the pockets!!!
spamlamb said... (2/14/12 10:49 PM) Reply
Wow great fit!
Leora said... (2/14/12 3:15 PM) Reply
Those are much much cuter than the pattern envelope! Great job!!
jenleeC said... (2/14/12 0:20 AM) Reply
OMG, so many bums staring out at me on the gallery! The jeans contest is in full swing! Yours look terrific and you have a great fit. Love the pockets.
slmstyle said... (2/13/12 6:17 PM) Reply
great jeans! The fit is perfect and I really like the pocket treatment! I have this pattern too and was kind of scared to make them, but thanks to your great review, I can try them with confidence.
tsedai said... (2/13/12 2:51 PM) Reply
I already commented on the blog, but I still love those pockets!
ArtAttack said... (2/13/12 1:47 PM) Reply
Wow! Super cute and super fit! Great job!!
Oh2Sew2 said... (2/13/12 9:46 AM) Reply
Great jeans! Thanks for the review and alteration tips.
Levone said... (2/13/12 9:40 AM) Reply
Love your jeans, especially the color and pocket design! I have got to work on encorporating more colorful pants into my wardrobe. Great review!
SVN said... (2/13/12 9:06 AM) Reply
Hi Poppykettle, Great looking jeans!! How did you manage to match the front and back inseams after taking 2cm out of the back one? I would like to do the same alteration, but am stumped as to how to match the seams!!
Silknmore said... (2/13/12 8:28 AM) Reply
Very cool pockets. Congratulations on some great looking jeans.
annakeeton said... (2/13/12 6:44 AM) Reply
Super jeans and I really like the layers on the back pockets.
cleverclogs said... (2/13/12 1:12 AM) Reply
The fit is great and the back pockets look terrific!
Sharonspils said... (2/13/12 0:51 AM) Reply
Fantastic jeans and your back pockets are stunning. Love the colour as well.
Raye Ann said... (2/12/12 11:05 PM) Reply
These jeans are gorgeous!! I love them, and they fit perfectly on you. Congratulations!!
Zacky said... (2/12/12 10:07 PM) Reply
Excellent work on the review! Enjoyed all your blog entries on the jeans as well! And for the jeans,,, they look great! Congrats!!!!
EleanorSews said... (2/12/12 9:51 PM) Reply
Amazing fit! Gorgeous color! Congrats.
poppykettle said... (2/12/12 9:16 PM) Reply
hahaha - thanks Lynn - you're a funny gal! These jeans are a bit of work to get right, aren't they? Thanks everyone else for your wonderful comments - I've got the warm and fuzzies!
Lynn67 said... (2/12/12 9:03 PM) Reply
I just posted my review of the same pattern, and when I went to Review Gallery I thought your bum was mine...till I noticed how well yours fit! Thanks for detailing how to get rid of bagginess. We had a lot of the same problems with the pattern, but you handled them better - I'm taking notes! Fabulous fit!
Amanda.Claire said... (2/12/12 8:47 PM) Reply
Great review! Great jeans too!!
treefrog said... (2/12/12 8:38 PM) Reply
Your jeans look fantastic and I love the detailing on the back pocket. A very interesting and informative review. Had a bit of a giggle with the tent description :-)
argiope said... (2/12/12 8:24 PM) Reply
These are great, love the pocket detail!
margk said... (2/12/12 8:21 PM) Reply
Thanks for a great review! Your jeans look amazing. Same reason as me for joining this contest!
Erin D said... (2/12/12 8:17 PM) Reply
What a great review! Your jeans really do have a fantastic fit. I especially appreciate the alteration instructions for the excess fabric under the bum.
redrockcity said... (2/12/12 8:12 PM) Reply
Great looking jeans! I love the color and the fit is awesome! I can't believe these are your first pair of pants!
kkkkaty said... (2/12/12 8:08 PM) Reply
wow, those look great, good work!
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