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Posted on:1/5/12 12:28 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular Petite 
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 17 people   
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trudiz said... (3/10/12 7:01 AM) Reply
These look great on you! I'm considering this pattern and your review was very helpful.
Cultured Purl said... (3/3/12 9:09 AM) Reply
Your pants fit SO well , I have the pattern but have been hesitant to try them b/c I do not want super tight pants( as on cover) I like the relaxed way yours fit you, the ease of a side zip,,,and yours look SO flattering on you! If I could get these to fit, I would make a ton of them for spring! Side zip?? What more could one want?? Great pants on you, you are encouraging to a non 21 yr old that likes this style!
marec said... (1/9/12 4:33 PM) Reply
Thank you, everyone, for all your help...and all this feel good feedback!
kremmer said... (1/8/12 8:59 PM) Reply
Thank you for a great review! The pants turned out great - they look wonderful on you. Your muslins reallly paid off. I can't wait to do this pattern myself now!
marthamyers said... (1/8/12 1:28 PM) Reply
Great pants and yours look so much better than the ones on the front of the pattern. Thanks for such a thorough and helpful review.
jenleeC said... (1/7/12 3:08 AM) Reply
Your final version look just fantastic (and the first version was not too bad either!). I enjoyed reading the thread of your fitting journey. Thanks for all the photos along the way.
Nancywin said... (1/7/12 1:06 AM) Reply
Whatever you did between muslin 2 and the final garment was certainly the trick! You've got a great fitting pair of pants now that you can make over and over again. I just made these myself and I love them. Thanks for all the pix.
21wale said... (1/6/12 5:10 PM) Reply
You did nice work on the fitting, because the end result is very flattering. They look great!
Karine said... (1/6/12 11:43 AM) Reply
I hope you don't feel fat in these pants - they look great! Thanks for sharing your fitting journey - it's very helpful. This seems to be a favorite pattern for everyone who reviews it.
Rebecca D said... (1/6/12 6:44 AM) Reply
You look great in these pants. Thanks for sharing your muslin journey.
sewmytime said... (1/6/12 2:46 AM) Reply
What a sharp looking pair of pants! The fit is great!
SewWil said... (1/6/12 0:21 AM) Reply
Great job on these pants! Very flattering on you.
Amanda.Claire said... (1/5/12 8:00 PM) Reply
Your pants look mahvelous!
Ericaeli said... (1/5/12 6:10 PM) Reply
Those are great. I will muster up the courage to try this pattern very soon. Thanks for all the pictures and information about how you got yours to fit so well.
Sharonspils said... (1/5/12 3:26 PM) Reply
Great pants looking pants and love your helpers in the background.
Vintage Joan said... (1/5/12 2:32 PM) Reply
Beautiful -- great fit!! :) Love the "dogs cleaning up" photos. :D
kkkkaty said... (1/5/12 2:09 PM) Reply
Those look great, nice work!
MNBarb said... (1/5/12 1:33 PM) Reply
It's obvious that you don't look fat in THESE pants. I love the slim leg on you and your fitting work has resulted in a very nice and flattering garment. I always get to the same point with pants fitting. ARGH, I'm just giving up and calling these good enough. I've gone to bed every night this week with pants-fitting books in preparation for the next go-around. Thanks for posting all of the great photos and enjoy looking svelte in your new Clovers!
jannw said... (1/5/12 1:10 PM) Reply
They look great on you! Congrats!
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