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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 05-2007-112B (Trousers)

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Reviewed by:Leslie in Austin
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Posted on:5/27/07 10:11 PM
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Athene said... (7/15/08 0:48 AM) Reply
Really good looking pants.
SewingBunny said... (7/30/07 9:03 AM) Reply
Great job. I also made these out of linen (brown in my case), and my fit ended up being very similar to yours. These pattern does run a little large. I think the Burda inseams are very long as a rule, since most of their pants are probably meant to be worn with heels.
blue mooney said... (7/29/07 6:28 PM) Reply
These are astounding pants! Leslie, you do such nice work. They look fab on you. I just now saw your review - better late than never, especially for these outstanding britches.
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said... (5/29/07 1:58 PM) Reply
Gorgeous pants, and they look so elegant.
Skymom said... (5/29/07 9:13 AM) Reply
That's some classy pair of pants. Sorry about the weather that precluded you wearing them for the great graduation event! However, I'm sure you'll be able to wear these not just all summer this year, but for years to come. Just stay away from mustard and people who slosh red wine around. (I can't help it--white pants look so GOOD, but they make me so nervous!)
carolynw said... (5/29/07 9:11 AM) Reply
Gergeous pants - made even better by your wonderful figure!!
Leslie in Austin said... (5/28/07 8:18 PM) Reply
Patzee: Yes, they are fully lined below the waistband.
Harriet Rogers said... (5/28/07 5:21 PM) Reply
Leslie: these look great on you, but so does everything else you've made! I'm sure you'll be wearing these until they wear out. Thanks for review.
Patzee said... (5/28/07 3:34 PM) Reply
Beautiful pants! Question: Do you completely line the pants? Thanks.
mochalover said... (5/28/07 12:25 PM) Reply
Great looking pants!
Stacy Sews said... (5/28/07 11:10 AM) Reply
Fantastic looking pants! I'm going to have to remember this pattern - thanks for reviewing!
cindyann said... (5/28/07 10:40 AM) Reply
Beautiful pants! Starting in on my own pair of white linen pants soon so your review was timely. Thank you
Levone said... (5/28/07 10:28 AM) Reply
Great looking pants!
slanden99 said... (5/28/07 9:21 AM) Reply
Beautiful pants. They look so nice on you. Good thinking to line them--not sure I would have had such forethought.
MelissaB in WA said... (5/28/07 9:21 AM) Reply
Gorgeous my friend, just gorgeous! And what a bummer you didn't get to wear them after all that work. I will have to try a pair of those, they look so slimming (not that you need any slimming tho!).
MissCelie said... (5/28/07 8:56 AM) Reply
I have got to get my hands on some white linen! Leslie, you look so cool and beautiful! Lucky for me, 38 *is* my size.
GorgeousFabrics said... (5/28/07 8:46 AM) Reply
Wow, what a stunning pair of trousers! Great review, thanks!
cindy-lou said... (5/28/07 7:49 AM) Reply
Leslie, just fantastic! Yes, you'll get a lot of wear from these in Austin. So, when does your boutique open? I'll road-trip to Austin if you ever open one!
So So said... (5/28/07 5:51 AM) Reply
Great Leslie ! I am making these at the moment. I too have found a size smaller would have been better. I am very hopeful that these will be a sucess for me and become a fav pattern. You as always look great in everything you make.
CarolynGM said... (5/28/07 5:46 AM) Reply
Perfect pants. White linen pants are the ultimate in classy.
Katharine in BXL said... (5/28/07 4:37 AM) Reply
Very Great Gatsby. I love the nautical version too--are you game for it? / At least you know that Burda sizing runs true for you now and you won't have to trace a larger size when sewing on a deadline. Think of the fabric you'll save! In the meantime you'll become an expert in grading down with vertical tissue tucks.
Christina Sonja said... (5/28/07 2:19 AM) Reply
Lined white linen pants - very glamourous! These are a nice style.
Erica B. said... (5/28/07 1:37 AM) Reply
Leslie, those are great looking pants! The fit is wonderful!
Cecile Owens said... (5/28/07 0:59 AM) Reply
Always a pleasure to read your informative reviews and be able to see the wonderful things you produce. Thanks!
Vonnevo said... (5/28/07 0:46 AM) Reply
Wonderful result Leslie :))
Sew4Fun said... (5/28/07 0:35 AM) Reply
Lovely pants. I'm sure they will get lots of wear over summer.
Vivienne said... (5/27/07 11:47 PM) Reply
Very pretty pants and, as I noticed in the back view, your hair looks gorgeous!
hongkongshopper said... (5/27/07 11:18 PM) Reply
They look great on you. Nice job :)
Zaneta said... (5/27/07 10:55 PM) Reply
I love your pants Leslie and Yes thanks to you, i utilised the link to the SB tuturial you provided for my pair :) :) Have a great trip!!
 
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