Sewing Patterns, Pattern Review, Sewing Classes, Sewing Machines and Sewing Machine Reviews!
Platinum Sponsor: Stylish Fabric
Over 20,000 of high quality reorderable fabric

[SIGNUP - FREE Membership & 1 FREE Sewing Lesson ]
[Sewing Classes|Shopping Bag Your Shopping Bag|Login|Help]
Sewing Review and Pattern Reviews Sewing Knowledge Base Sewing Patterns Sewing Classes & Sewing Lessons Sewing Machine & Embroidery Machinery Sewing Message Boards Sewing merchants Blog Help/FAQ About Pattern Review
Enter your e-mail address:




Advanced Search
Tags
New to PR?
Sewing Machines
Compare Sewing Machines
Sewing Machine & Serger Reviews
Embroidery Machines
Sewing Reviews
Sewing Patterns
Review Gallery
Sewing Books
Sewing Supplies
Sewing Websites
Sewing Stores
Sewing Class Reviews
Sewing Expo Reviews
Sewing Tips & Techniques
Sewing Podcasts
NEW!Fabric Glossary
Sewing Review Requests Add a Review Request
Your Account
Edit Profile
My Page
Favorites
Wish List
Pattern Catalog
Notifications
Friends of PR
Join Friends of PR
Find a member
Deal Corner
Photo Album
Calendar
Chat Room
Chat Schedule
Chat Transcripts
Sewing Classifieds
Add a Classified
Sewing Contests
enter contest
contest report
contest gallery
Favorite Links
reviews with comments
merchant gallery
article archive
newsletter archive
Craft Resources
contact info
shipping rates
returns & refunds
testimonials

Platinum Sponsor - Stylish Fabric
Stylish Fabric
You are not logged in. Login here.



Message Board > Fashion Styles and Trends > celebrities in ill-fitting pants ( Moderated by Lynnelle)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
celebrities in ill-fitting pants
blessedtosew
star
blessedtosew
Intermediate
AL USA
Member since 4/16/08
Posts: 939
Login to reply to this post

Date: 7/5/11 2:52 PM

Is it just me or do these pants not fit Katie Holmes well?

You would think that with all her money that she could get a tailor. This makes me not feel so badly when I don't achieve the perfect fit

Canadian Jane
star
Canadian Jane
Advanced Beginner
AB CANADA
Member since 10/30/10
Posts: 1706
Login to reply to this post

Date: 7/5/11 3:02 PM

I find that a lot of celebrities look like high priced bag ladies (or call girls.) Sometimes on Red Carpet events you can even see fabric ripples on seem lines (meaning the fabric is slightly puckered because it wasn't feed evenly). At the price of some of those dresses you would think that they would use a walking foot or an IDT to make them.

Maybe it just looked puckered because the cleavage line ends slightly above the belly button. Such an awful look on any one.

------
Forgiveness does not excuse the behaviour. It prevents the behaviour from breaking your heart over and over again.

jannw
starstarstarstar
jannw  Friend of PR
Intermediate
WA USA
Member since 9/3/06
Posts: 8438
Login to reply to this post

In reply to blessedtosew


Date: 7/5/11 3:11 PM

If I sewed those, I would NOT be posting the picture here...unless it was in one of "Please help me" threads

------
2009-113.25 yds
2010-115.5
2011-80.25+30+donated
2012 86.3 yds..
2013 21.0
Everyone who sews seriously has a stockpile of fabrics, because it is natural to purchase more than can be sewn in any one season" Singer, Timesaving Sewing, 1987

loti
starstarstar
loti  Friend of PR
Advanced
FL USA
Member since 5/27/04
Posts: 3634
Login to reply to this post

Date: 7/5/11 3:16 PM

I hope this isn't a design she created, that would be bad advertising.

------
"A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Coco Chanel

Stash Sewn in 2011 148.5 Yds
Stash Sewn in 2012.... counting...

http://adonising.blogspot.com

jannw
starstarstarstar
jannw  Friend of PR
Intermediate
WA USA
Member since 9/3/06
Posts: 8438
Login to reply to this post

In reply to loti


Date: 7/5/11 3:18 PM

Maybe they are old...looks like plenty of room in the abdomen...maybe a post pregnancy pair?

------
2009-113.25 yds
2010-115.5
2011-80.25+30+donated
2012 86.3 yds..
2013 21.0
Everyone who sews seriously has a stockpile of fabrics, because it is natural to purchase more than can be sewn in any one season" Singer, Timesaving Sewing, 1987

hazelnut
star
hazelnut  Friend of PR
Beginner
USA
Member since 1/7/09
Posts: 2310
Login to reply to this post

In reply to blessedtosew


Date: 7/5/11 3:22 PM

Poor thing! Maybe she should have taken the elevator down.

Vintage Joan
star
Vintage Joan
ON CANADA
Member since 7/16/07
Posts: 10252
Login to reply to this post

Date: 7/5/11 3:23 PM

I partly blame that stupid super-stretchy fabric so many pants are made out of these days. Weird wrinkles are becoming pretty much the norm. Most people don't seem to even notice them.

------
my shield and my very great reward ~ Gen. 15:1

Photo: A long time ago

dfr2010
star
dfr2010  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
FL USA
Member since 3/27/10
Posts: 1779
Login to reply to this post

In reply to jannw


Date: 7/5/11 3:50 PM

Quote: jannw
If I sewed those, I would NOT be posting the picture here...unless it was in one of "Please help me" threads

Quoted for TRUTH!! Holy cow ....

------
I don't really make mistakes ... I create "learning opportunities"! Murphy says: The better you match the thread to the fabric, the more likely you will need to rip some stitches out! I spend more quality time with my seamripper than I like ...
Yes, I DO love fabric!!
Happy owner of a band of Brothers: LX-3125, CS-770, CE5500 PRW, a PE-770 emb ... and now Kenmore 158.18032 and 148.12190
Blogging my "learning opportunites" at http://sewingmissadventure.blogspot.com/

a7yrstitch
star
a7yrstitch  Friend of PR
Intermediate
TX USA
Member since 4/1/08
Posts: 5539
Login to reply to this post

In reply to blessedtosew


Date: 7/5/11 4:01 PM

When I saw the subject I just expected another too tight fit but these don't fit at all. Maybe she was at a sleepover and grabbed someone else's pants. There are so many skilled seamstresses and tailors that I don't understand why someone like this or Whoopie or Rosie would have clothing that just doesn't fit.

And have you noticed how often females in the media wear jackets so tight that the buttons strain and it makes stress wrinkles and pulls in the fabric. I don't understand the trend of wearing the jackets and blouses so taut. Try bouncing a quarter off of some of these and it will put your eye out on the rebound.

Lucky for me no one is taking my picture every day

------
I have no idea what Apple thought I was saying so be a Peach and credit anything bizarre to auto correct.

JTink
star
JTink
Intermediate
VA USA
Member since 4/20/08
Posts: 5722
Login to reply to this post

Date: 7/5/11 4:52 PM

I'm so glad you started this thread. I find myself watching what the local news people wear. We have a traffic lady on one of our stations that wears the best fitting clothes, as long as she stays away from leg hugging skirts. There is also an "on the spot" reporter that is always dressed to the nines. Her clothes fit very well. Then there are the co-anchors. Oh my! Lucky for them, they sit most of the newscast behind a desk. Jackets with twisting arms, and as 7yrstitch pointed out, the "much too tight" buttoned jacket. And who on earth dresses these men!???? I've never seen such combinations of suits, shirts and ties I was watching First Wives Club last night and noted Diane Keaton's high rise trousers.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Fashion Styles and Trends >> celebrities in ill-fitting pants

Merchants on PR
Elliott Berman Textiles
Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!
Gwyn Hug
Fabric Shopping Help!
Deals!
Lanetzliving Vintage Sewing Patterns
Vintage Sewing Patterns
Deals!
Style Arc sewing dress patterns
Patterns That Fit
Web site
Victoria Jones Collection
Timeless Hawaiian styles
Web site

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.
Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Online Sewing Classes
Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics
Fee: $19.99
(Regular $49.00)
Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics

Online Sewing Classes
The Contemporary Couture Jacket
Fee: $49.00
(Regular $49.00)
The Contemporary Couture Jacket

Ottobre Woman Magazine 02-2007-3 3/4 sleeve tee
photo
Review by emailtk on 9/30/08
Read Review

Pattern Runway Coffee Date Dress Digital Pattern
Pattern Runway Coffee Date Dress Digital Pattern

Details
Price: $11.50
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Peek-A Boo Beach Bum Bermuda Shorts Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -8 years )
Peek-A Boo Beach Bum Bermuda Shorts Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -8 years )

Details
Price: $7.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Vogue Patterns 1235 Misses' Dress
photo
Review by redsilvia on 7/8/11
Read Review

DVD - Will this fabric work for you?
DVD - Will this fabric work for you?

Details
Price: $19.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Beginner Sewing Lab 103 - A downloadable Book by Shannon Gifford
Beginner Sewing Lab 103  - A downloadable Book by Shannon Gifford

Details
Price: $14.99
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Kwik Sew 3561 Pattern
Kwik Sew 3561 Pattern

Details
Price: $11.49
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Simplicity 1783 Pattern ( Size 12-14-16-18-20 )
Simplicity 1783 Pattern ( Size 12-14-16-18-20 )

Details
Price: $17.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Subscribe to PR Message Board Feed Subscribe to the PR Message Board Feed Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe at NewsGator Online Subscribe at Bloglines Add to MyMSN