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Posted on:10/22/08 10:37 PM
Last Updated:10/23/08 1:40 AM
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Leora said... (11/9/08 0:45 AM) Reply
Your jeans are so well done! The topstitching and draft really make them look great on you! Great job!!!
geraldine said... (10/28/08 12:31 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone for all your appreciation,I feel inspired to make more stuff, my stash is growing, UFOs abound!
geraldine said... (10/28/08 12:30 PM) Reply
bannaoil, i would use the link above for drafting jeans, the books pants are more of a 70s shape, i had to change them a lot, no I did not make a muslin, I just don't have enough time for that, I would never have any finished garments that way! Flying seamstress, they are not as comfortable as reference pair, the denim is still new and stiff, the others are worn in and fit perfectly, hopefully I will soften them up with washing and wear.
3KillerBs said... (10/26/08 8:05 PM) Reply
Very good topstitching there. The topstitched pocket detailing gives them the real, designer-label look.
bananaoil said... (10/24/08 9:56 PM) Reply
Good Job! COol, I have that book. WOuld you say it's directions make a good fitting pants? Did you make muslins?
MapleCandy3 said... (10/24/08 10:44 AM) Reply
Those jeans look fabulous! Well Done!
Nancy K said... (10/24/08 8:39 AM) Reply
Wow, rtw anyone! They look great. The hardest part to fit well, the rear, is outstanding.
Mahogany Stylist said... (10/23/08 5:55 PM) Reply
These look so RTW. Great job.
Kaitlinnegan said... (10/23/08 4:38 PM) Reply
I can't believe you MADE those! They are indescribably awesome. I love the pocket details. I'll stop gushing :)
Luckylibbet said... (10/23/08 12:20 PM) Reply
Terrific (and terrifically fitting) jeans! They look totally professionally made. And many, many thanks for the link on how to draft jeans - I've been looking for something like that for years!
sewtime said... (10/23/08 11:09 AM) Reply
Wow, you have a great fitting pair of jeans! Very nice!!!
pterion said... (10/23/08 10:27 AM) Reply
I really like your jeans! Thanks for all the resources you used. I just might try this.
QuiltersFan said... (10/23/08 9:53 AM) Reply
Great jeans. The website you link to for drafting the jeans is amazing - thanks.
Flying Seamstress said... (10/23/08 8:43 AM) Reply
You have done a great job with these jeans! Are they as comfortable as your "reference" pair?
nellc said... (10/23/08 8:10 AM) Reply
Great jeans! They look very authentic with all the top stitching details.
geraldine said... (10/23/08 1:59 AM) Reply
Edited review to give more info regarding drafting methods. Hope that helps.
mastdenman said... (10/22/08 11:46 PM) Reply
Nice looking jeans.
Perfect Fit said... (10/22/08 10:55 PM) Reply
Eureka, Those jeans look like the real deal. What drafting method or instructions did you use?
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