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Posted on:6/5/09 1:11 AM
Last Updated:6/5/09 2:08 PM


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yorkshire lass said...
Extremely helpful review, especially the comment about the thigh fit and the alterations for fit. I too intend to make these into skinny jeans, but have matchstick legs, so that is good information to have. These look lovely on your daughter. Very impressed with the fit and finish you have achieved.
6/5/09 3:11 AM
Nancy Rhodes said...
Bravo! on pleasing the teen....a tall order in their commercialized world.. Cute in green too.
6/5/09 7:17 AM
VtMartha said...
Very helpful review as I, too, have thin thighs. I just realized that I may pass these jeans on the street - I'll keep my eyes peeled. They are very cute.
6/5/09 8:30 AM
Sallygirl said...
These are awesome! Definitely a good day when a teenager wants her mom to sew her jeans. :)
6/5/09 8:56 AM
Ariadne said...
I've wondered how these fit on the thigns, since I'm not model slender. thanks for explaining all the differetn steps you took to alter this pattern, and also, why you did each step. The pants look great, btw!
6/5/09 9:15 AM
persevering said...
Fabulous fit - Thank you for your informative review.
6/5/09 1:01 PM
Raye Ann said...
wow! great job on creating very RTW jeans- they look really good on her. thanks for explaining all of your adjustments.
6/5/09 1:45 PM
Susan Fleury said...
Excellent review. Your directions were so clear I could Mentally visualize them.
6/5/09 2:09 PM
okie2thdoc said...
I love the way she decorated them! You did a great job.
6/5/09 2:16 PM
Opals Passions said...
I like the work you put into constructing them.. but I love what your daughter did to them after.. they look really cool...
6/5/09 2:48 PM
Heidi Ho said...
Thanks for all the fit info. I want to try this pattern and the fit info will really help. I think all your pants turned out very nice!
6/5/09 3:44 PM
Ann Smith said...
How hilarious. Did you know that the plan was to decorate them when she left for school?
6/5/09 8:51 PM
becca a said...
Ann, before I made the jeans we discussed that she could overdye the jeans to a color she liked or tiedye them, but I didn't know she would paint them at school. I've washed them now so they don't smell of paint, and the colors didn't run. I like what she did, and she seems happy with them.
6/5/09 9:44 PM
Puppy said...
How FUN! I love the "after" effects!
6/5/09 10:39 PM
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6/5/09 11:18 PM
becca a said...
Thank you everyone for your kind comments. I'm sorry my last comment repeated itself 3 times.
6/6/09 6:37 AM
chelsy21 said...
I love what your DD did to her jeans! If I was several decades younger, I'd want some just like that! Okay, I do anyway, but I probably won't do it. Great Job, both of you!
6/6/09 7:41 AM
Ellenatlga said...
OMG! what did you say/do when she walked in with the painted look? heheh! She definately has an eye for color, those painted jeans look wonderful! Very youthful, very high end. I've got to get this pattern...
6/6/09 9:52 AM
pfaffkj said...
What a great Mom you are! Not mention great seamstress -- those jeans are wonderful.
6/6/09 3:06 PM
Debbie Cook said...
I LOVE the "after" jeans!! How totally creative and cool to have such a unique "print."
6/6/09 4:39 PM
Dobedowawa said...
The "before" jeans are great, and your review of the fitting very helpful. And I love the "after" jeans!!! I would love to know what paints those were and how it has held up in the laundry .... A cool summer project for my DD ....
4/7/10 10:26 AM
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4/7/10 10:28 AM
TanitIsis said...
Another thank you for the directions on the low-rise alterations, I used most of them when making mine and they worked out wonderfully (I left the back seat curve the size Q)---I would have been much more hap-hazard trying to lower the rise on them on my own.
6/9/10 10:29 AM
 
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