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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4135 (Threads pants)

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Posted on:4/4/08 3:11 PM
Last Updated:4/4/08 3:15 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 5 people   
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Stitchcakes said... (4/5/08 11:09 AM) Reply
Thank you so much for this review. I just finished black gauchos for the wardrobe contest and this is how I wish they'd turned out. Mine are waaaay too wide and I'll have to figure out how to alter my first pants *shudder*. I have this pattern, too, and was thinking of doing them in pink denim. Now I can see that I will like the results much better!
JeanK said... (4/5/08 11:05 AM) Reply
Nice job, indeed! One note about Fray-check - it dries (and stays) stiff, so it could be scratchy, particularly if you have sensitive skin. I'd probably zig-zag the seam edges as LisaAnn suggested.
Kbenco said... (4/5/08 9:41 AM) Reply
Your pants look terrific, and fit nicely, the gaucho length is great on you.
Jane S said... (4/5/08 9:16 AM) Reply
These look so nice on you! Bravo.
anetJay said... (4/5/08 7:15 AM) Reply
those pants look sooo nice on you !! great job :)
gotpeace91 said... (4/4/08 8:20 PM) Reply
Those are great and I love your shoes too! :)
lilyofthevalley said... (4/4/08 6:42 PM) Reply
You've gotten a really nice fit on your first pair of pants - congratulations! I think they would look equally good as shorts. Lovely pants, Lily
squilts said... (4/4/08 4:51 PM) Reply
Your pants look great! I too love this pants pattern because the order of construction makes it so easy to take in that back seam. I am going to try to add back welt pockets next time.
Meggie LuLu said... (4/4/08 4:40 PM) Reply
Those are SOOO CUTE!!!! They look like they fit you really well!!!!
>Sarah< said... (4/4/08 4:33 PM) Reply
Thank you for the compliments! Oh, yes, that fray check stuff would be good and easy. Will give that a shot. Thanks!
a.me.s said... (4/4/08 4:32 PM) Reply
Very cute! They look great :) One day I'll get up the courage to try pants instead of pj's :)
frame said... (4/4/08 4:15 PM) Reply
Good job on your first pants! They look great.
LisaAnn said... (4/4/08 4:11 PM) Reply
Cute pants! You can probably just zig zag the majority of the seams and they won't fray. If you want it done more quickly, get a bottle of fray-check and use that on the edges.
Skye said... (4/4/08 4:07 PM) Reply
Good looking pants - dont you love that back crotch seam ? :)
 
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