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Posted on:11/21/05 7:07 AM
Last Updated:1/27/06 7:23 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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BeckyC said... (1/27/06 10:57 PM) Reply
Jennifer, These palazzo pants are really nice looking on you. I know what you mean about pockets adding bulk to the hip area. Whenever I make a knit pair of pants I always cut the front pocket out of venice -- a very stable light weight nylon (I think). It reduces the bulk considerably. See if that will help your next pair. Great job on the pants!
Mini said... (1/27/06 8:20 PM) Reply
Thanks for reviewing this. It looks a really good pattern for palazzo pants, and the style is probably the best ever invented for full-figured women. Side seam pockets do add bulk, and sometimes patch pockets can be a good alternative if you are making pants for caual wear.
MaryBeth said... (4/25/04 11:10 AM) Reply
Jennifer: good review. The sewing instructions on the big 4 companies that I've looked at lately seem to be really thin on correct sewing techniques. I have no idea Why they do this except it really allows your review to shine with helpful info so maybe it's a good thing!
ReneeO said... (4/22/04 11:27 PM) Reply
Very nice review Neefer! I too would love to see a pic!
SandraB said... (4/22/04 2:54 PM) Reply
THanks for such a good review. I would love to see a picture.
 
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