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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 2981 (Alice & Olivia wide leg pants)

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Posted on:9/24/08 7:17 PM
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Cosso said... (1/6/14 0:58 AM) Reply
You've picked a pattern which suits and compliments your body shape. They look great so you do too. WD.
AnneM said... (10/8/08 6:25 AM) Reply
Nice pants, love the wide legs on them.
Boo97 said... (9/27/08 12:14 PM) Reply
Wow Eli, your workmanship on these pants is absolutely beautiful. You inspire me!
Mahler said... (9/26/08 10:56 PM) Reply
B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L-L !!! I love those pants on you, you did great sewing work !
Beech FiveEight said... (9/26/08 10:47 PM) Reply
Slouchy? No Stop you dead in your tracks? Yes. Great review. I like the way the slanted belt loops play off the flaired leg angle. These slacks are really versatile, dressed down or dressed up. This is really the look alot of women are going for in Boston this fall. Very stylish. The front finish work really shows off your hard work. Nice!
amy in mpls said... (9/26/08 2:12 PM) Reply
I love your pants, you have such a cute style! Yes, please post your tutorial on your blog. Its always nice to get good info about alternate construction methods!
blue mooney said... (9/25/08 5:57 PM) Reply
Excellent!
Luckylibbet said... (9/25/08 1:01 PM) Reply
Like a picture from Elle. Stunningly superb. As on Project Runway... you made them look EXPENSIVE.
Catbird said... (9/25/08 11:59 AM) Reply
I agree! You look amazing in your pants with their "slouchy flair" and I want a pair exactly like them. I too look forward to that front fly zipper tutorial when you have a chance to post it. Oh, and the inseam pocket was a great idea.
pterion said... (9/25/08 10:20 AM) Reply
I have pants envy. Stunning work.
nglalala said... (9/25/08 10:02 AM) Reply
The pants look awesome! Love it!
MiamiNice said... (9/25/08 9:51 AM) Reply
Beautiful pants! Better than the stores!
Sue Anfang said... (9/25/08 9:49 AM) Reply
I love your pants -- perfect as always!! and I'd love to see your zipper tutorial. I especially have problems with the bottom of the zipper with a full fly.
Mary Stiefer said... (9/25/08 9:39 AM) Reply
Well done and plaid is a classic for fall and winter.
nicegirl said... (9/25/08 9:27 AM) Reply
I am always looking for tutorials on the fly front zip to help me get over my phobia, so I'd love to see it. The pants are great!
anncie1 said... (9/25/08 9:11 AM) Reply
Cool, simple and stylish! Nice Job! Your DD is quite the fashionista too! :-)
Morisot said... (9/25/08 9:10 AM) Reply
Great pants. Your construction details are exquisitely done.
Karen8320 said... (9/25/08 7:28 AM) Reply
Eli, fantastic work! These pants look great and I love the plaid. You look fabulous in them!
Sport said... (9/25/08 7:22 AM) Reply
As with all of your work, beautiful fit and construction. Am looking forward to your zipper tutorial. Thanks for inspiring me!
Linda G said... (9/25/08 7:18 AM) Reply
Can't wait for yet another way of inserting a fly front zipper. Please post it as a tip on this site
Lynz said... (9/25/08 6:57 AM) Reply
They look really nice.
Lynz said... (9/25/08 6:57 AM) Reply
They look really nice.
MissCelie said... (9/25/08 6:54 AM) Reply
What a fantastic review. Your fit is always spot one. Golly I love those pants!!
petro said... (9/25/08 5:49 AM) Reply
These look better than the pattern photo! Good choice of fabric.
Squeezylemon said... (9/25/08 4:40 AM) Reply
Fabulous trousers, they are a fantastic fit on you!
Sew4Fun said... (9/25/08 3:05 AM) Reply
Fabulous pants!! I love everything about them and your entire outfit.
merteuil said... (9/25/08 2:02 AM) Reply
Great pants! I really like your fabric choice, perfect for these pants!
Annette1 said... (9/24/08 11:56 PM) Reply
PERFECTION! I LOVE your pants, and you wear them SO WELL! Exquisitely executed, too. :o)
CynthiaSue said... (9/24/08 10:49 PM) Reply
can you say jealous?? Great job!
Peacock Chic said... (9/24/08 10:41 PM) Reply
Those pants are GORGEOUS!!!! i absolutely have to make myself some plaid pants too!!! Uhhh...when I learn how to make pants that is :OS
carolynw said... (9/24/08 10:24 PM) Reply
Oh my - how sharp is this - you look wonderful in these pants - love the entire outfit - way to go!!!!
Lori V said... (9/24/08 9:53 PM) Reply
These are fabulous.
okie2thdoc said... (9/24/08 9:47 PM) Reply
You're an inspiration! I love these pants. Please post all the details on your blog so I can duplicate it- isn't that the highest form of flattery???
neither said... (9/24/08 9:32 PM) Reply
I have been looking for a set of straight leg pants for my wife. These look great and I think I might give them a try. Very nice job. John
Nancy K said... (9/24/08 9:32 PM) Reply
Lovely pants. The details are beautifully made.
sewtime said... (9/24/08 8:55 PM) Reply
Great pants! Love them, and the scarf too!
Judy Wentz said... (9/24/08 8:03 PM) Reply
Great pants....
CShelley said... (9/24/08 7:46 PM) Reply
GREAT pants! I noticed you did a good job matching the plaid at the side seamline - a pet peeve of mine. I checked out your blog - your daughter is BEAUTIFUL!
Christina Sonja said... (9/24/08 7:45 PM) Reply
Very stylish! You look ready for fall.
DaisyEsq said... (9/24/08 7:40 PM) Reply
Great pants!
Christas said... (9/24/08 7:38 PM) Reply
THese look fantastic!
MelissaB in WA said... (9/24/08 7:37 PM) Reply
Fantastic pants - you hit the nail on the head with the inspiration from men's wear!
 
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