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Pattern Reviews> KnipMode Magazine> 01-2009-11 (Seamed boyfriend jeans)

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Posted on:7/8/12 2:58 AM
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Dilliander said... (7/9/12 11:26 PM) Reply
Thank you for all the kind comments. I do enjoy top-stitching and jeans are perfect for this, as well as being a staple in my wardrobe, so expect to see more :) especially as it is fun to try different patterns. Michele, the buttonhole service is great value IMO. Mick did 2 pairs for me (second review to come)... both buttonholes using an industrial buttonholer (so just like RTW) and attached the studs to the pockets as well as installing the jeans buttons. I provided the studs & buttons but he has them too and all the proper machines for putting the rivets in. All up $20 (so approx $10 a pair). Plus I forgot to mention, the waistband facing is a fat quarter from the craft fair. These are great to collect as a holiday memento.
Jrhee said... (7/9/12 9:41 PM) Reply
Beautiful jeans on beautiful long legs!
GoodbyeValntino said... (7/9/12 8:51 PM) Reply
Great jeans! Beautiful topstitching!
Michele Lommasson said... (7/9/12 11:27 AM) Reply
A wonderful pair of jeans; they look great. You are lucky to have the buttonhole service close at hand. It certainly added to an already great pair of jeans. Was it expensive?
cleverkitty said... (7/9/12 9:32 AM) Reply
The front waistband extended is something I always forget to do, it makes sense and is so helpful when adding a buttonhole with out extra bulk. These are a work of art, so well made and pristine. The fit could not be better. Knipmode patterns have beautiful details for sure.
lynny said... (7/9/12 5:49 AM) Reply
Do like these jeans and the detailing. Look lovely on you.
Mel.J said... (7/9/12 3:15 AM) Reply
cmcarr said... (7/8/12 9:00 PM) Reply
Your work is perfect! Topstitching, buttonholes, everything. I looked at all your reviews and everything is beautiful. If anyone should rate her sewing skill as "advanced", it is you. Beautiful.
velosewer said... (7/8/12 4:53 PM) Reply
These are a great fit and you sew so well.
Amanda.Claire said... (7/8/12 3:23 PM) Reply
Great looking jeans!!
marec said... (7/8/12 11:17 AM) Reply
Wow, these are wonderful. I love the seam detail, and the pockets. These are so inspiring.
Sharonspils said... (7/8/12 8:35 AM) Reply
Another brilliant version and need to check out the "burrito" waistband.
KathleenS said... (7/8/12 7:16 AM) Reply
They look great, as usual. I particularly like the fabric/topstitching combination.
Sew4Fun said... (7/8/12 6:54 AM) Reply
Great job! I love all your topstitching and details.
QuiltSewSewSue said... (7/8/12 4:51 AM) Reply
Cute pattern!
margk said... (7/8/12 4:38 AM) Reply
Great pattern for different jeans! Beautifully executed as usual.
ArtAttack said... (7/8/12 4:13 AM) Reply
So the detail!
said... (7/8/12 4:11 AM) Reply
They do look loose and comfortable, but certainly not baggy. I like the pocket too. Overall great look.
sfshaza said... (7/8/12 3:51 AM) Reply
Those jeans look great!! That wraparound pocket is so cute.
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