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Pattern Reviews> No Pattern Used> 9999.6.5.09 (Copied Pants)

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Reviewed by:Michelle L

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Posted on:6/4/09 7:33 PM
Last Updated:6/5/09 8:38 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 26 people   
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droxy said... (6/16/09 7:16 PM) Reply
I've never seen this done before! Thanbks for posting.
Woolygal said... (6/8/09 8:12 AM) Reply
That's a great idea. I'll try it.
Em's Summer said... (6/6/09 11:32 PM) Reply
What a fabulous pair of pants! And a great review, too!
Athene said... (6/6/09 1:55 AM) Reply
Great pants and such an excellent tutorial. Thank you.
bananaoil said... (6/5/09 10:38 PM) Reply
Great job. Pants look good. Now you have a TNT pants pattern.
Heidi Ho said... (6/5/09 3:52 PM) Reply
Cool!! Another good use for the tape I stole from my husband and use to pick up stray threads. Those turned out great.
Patti B said... (6/5/09 10:59 AM) Reply
Terrific idea, great copied pants and very helpful tutorial. Thanks! Interesting how the curve in to the knee is more pronounced on the back piece. I'll have to look at some of my patterns and see if that is replicated.
Kellie R. said... (6/5/09 10:05 AM) Reply
They look great! What an interesting method for copying a pattern! Thanks for all of the info!
Valerie S said... (6/5/09 9:09 AM) Reply
Thanks for this info and the tutorial. I had never heard of using painters tape to do this.
AliciaNoel said... (6/5/09 8:59 AM) Reply
Thanks so much for the review and tutorial - great work!!!
Babe B said... (6/5/09 8:55 AM) Reply
Thanks very much for your review! How cool is this!!! Just this AM as I was donning my faded, favorite, nearly-wornout pants, I thought "I need to take these apart and make a pattern." NOW I will try the tape method instead. Thank you, thank you!
Sew4Fun said... (6/5/09 7:39 AM) Reply
Great pants. They look like the twin of the RTW pair. I had to look twice as I didn't realise they were different.
Clareew said... (6/5/09 3:37 AM) Reply
Fabulous pants, great review
Laurasews said... (6/4/09 11:54 PM) Reply
Excellent job of copying!!! I may have to try this.
persevering said... (6/4/09 10:41 PM) Reply
Thank you for your tutorial. Your pants are fabulous - you look super in them.
Christas said... (6/4/09 9:18 PM) Reply
Too bad there isn't a rating "VERY, VERY HELPFUL!" This is such a wonderful review, completely full of great information. Your pants turned out wonderfully.
j222b said... (6/4/09 8:17 PM) Reply
This is the best review! Thanks so much. What is the brand of Dress Form? Do you like ti?
Michele Lommasson said... (6/4/09 8:04 PM) Reply
I enjoyed your review. I had read about the painter's tape method, but never thought of trying it myself. What a great job.
Judy Wentz said... (6/4/09 7:36 PM) Reply
What a great idea. YOur pants look great. I have just taken a pair of rtw pants apart to use as a pattern. I could not make a commercial pattern fit. I hope they fit as well as yours. jw
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