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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Woman Magazine> 02-2007-16 (Wide-Leg Capris)

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Reviewed by:JuliaS

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Posted on:7/31/07 10:47 AM
Last Updated:9/4/07 1:43 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 
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li'l miss muffett said... (4/2/08 10:05 AM) Reply
*Oh* Thankyouthankyouthankyou for your excellent review! I just traced this out yesterday and plan to get fabric cut out today. These look so great on you!!! I have a sway back and round bottom, too so I'll try similar adjustments. I'm just so scared to try pants again. The last few I've tried have been total disasters. But they were "Big 4" patterns. I've never tried Burda or Ottobre. Keep your fingers crossed for me! =D
bananaoil said... (11/18/07 9:44 PM) Reply
Thanks for the tips and pictures, I'm thinking of making these and will consider similar alterations.
Batik said... (10/2/07 2:27 AM) Reply
Fabulous fit! What a great pair of pants for you.
Lori V said... (9/5/07 5:17 PM) Reply
Great pants
Levone said... (9/5/07 9:58 AM) Reply
I love your latest version of these!
MissCelie said... (9/5/07 7:49 AM) Reply
LOVE the shirt binding. Wow. That looks way better than my lazy serging :)
katybee said... (9/5/07 7:32 AM) Reply
Great pants! You've inspired me to try this pattern too. This was a really great issue. Hope this patterns works as well for me.
Grammy Gin said... (9/5/07 1:22 AM) Reply
Because of your last review I searched on the web until I found an issue of this publication....but had to get the next one, too. I haven't made the capri's yet, but do intend to make several pair over the winter if they fit me as well as they do you. Thanks !! I'm saving your review for reference while making mine.
CynthiaSue said... (9/5/07 0:54 AM) Reply
yes, you do inspire to sew pants. Fantastic reveiw and fantastic pants!
Sew4Fun said... (9/4/07 8:14 PM) Reply
Nice fit and nice pants.
Morag said... (9/4/07 5:40 PM) Reply
I am a newcomer to sewing and have not yet braved pants fitting. I found very useful pointers in your review. Thank you.
Christen said... (9/4/07 4:18 PM) Reply
I love the pants, they look very comfortable. Your dog has a BEAUTIFUL little face!
Monica G said... (8/2/07 5:22 PM) Reply
Your pants are great. I would live in them too! I like the contrast wasitband--its like wearing pretty underwear--nobody sees it but you know its there.
busyozmum said... (8/1/07 7:47 AM) Reply
Oh how wonderful! They look gorgeous on you. Yay for Ottobre!!
GailMV said... (8/1/07 1:38 AM) Reply
Is my computer going crazy (maybe I'M going crazy?), but is my post keep repeating? Sorry about that (STILL love the pants!)
GailMV said... (8/1/07 1:25 AM) Reply
Love these pants! MUST HAVE THESE PANTS! You did a great job!
GailMV said... (8/1/07 1:24 AM) Reply
Love these pants! MUST HAVE THESE PANTS! You did a great job!
gaz-mom said... (8/1/07 0:24 AM) Reply
those look great--I love the contrast facing.
jnamcd said... (7/31/07 11:18 PM) Reply
GailMV said... (7/31/07 9:53 PM) Reply
Love these pants! MUST HAVE THESE PANTS! You did a great job!
LauraTS said... (7/31/07 9:01 PM) Reply
Looks spectacular - I love OW's fit.
JuliaS said... (7/31/07 6:35 PM) Reply
Thanks, everyone. kkkaty, I wear this mostly with low-heel or flat sandals, mostly slides like this or this.
kkkkaty said... (7/31/07 3:16 PM) Reply
cute! What kind of shoes will you wear with these? I ask because I recently bought a similar pair but I am not sure what to wear them with.....
gatorgirl4325 said... (7/31/07 11:39 AM) Reply
Wow! Great pants! I'm going to give these pants a try - they look fabulous on you!!
Levone said... (7/31/07 11:20 AM) Reply
These pants look great on you! They're on my list of things to sew, but I haven't gotten to them yet. :-( Great job!
Sigrid. said... (7/31/07 11:04 AM) Reply
On your last review I commented that I would have to find the Ottobre issue. I did, and the second one too! Pity one day is too short for packing and making shorts, otherwise I would sew this one right away, based on your review. Looks great, thanks for the review.
Tiner W said... (7/31/07 10:56 AM) Reply
They look fantastic on you! You are totally inspiring me to try Ottobre pants.
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