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Posted on:7/26/14 2:49 PM
Last Updated:7/26/14 2:51 PM
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Pattern Rating:Easy & Great for Beginners
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 2 people   
See other patterns in this category: Easy to Sew    Shorts    Pants    
Fabric:Rayon  [See other projects in this fabric]
Pattern Description:
Pull-on shorts A or pants B, C have front pleats, side pockets, separate waistband with double elastic casings, elastic leg casings, patch pockets and flaps with buttonhole closure; shorts A are upper thigh length; pants B are above ankle length, self-carriers with buttonhole closure, casing with elastic cording and purchased stopper, back patch pockets; pants C are ankle length with double elastic leg casings and back patch pockets.

I made view C (although I actually cut view B and added 3 inches).
Pattern Sizing:
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Were the instructions easy to follow?
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
These are so easy to sew up. They are designed to be loose fitting, and as they have elastic at the waist, there was no need for any fitting (for me). Nothing to dislike really. You either like this style, or you don't. They are incredibly comfortable and perfect in this drapey viscose for the hot weather we are currently enjoying.
Fabric Used:
A patterned viscose fabric.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
Nothing aside from adding 3 inches of length.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Maybe and yes.
You either love these or hate these I guess. I love them.
More pics over on my blog.
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TJSEWS said...
Love the whole outfit on you! The pieces go together quite nicely.
7/28/14 8:59 PM
salsera7 said...
Great job. You look stunning in the entire outfit!
7/27/14 8:01 PM
Mufffet said...
Very stylist! Like this on you. :)
7/27/14 11:30 AM
canei said...
TOTALLY nice outfit!!!!
7/27/14 8:42 AM
helenkosings said...
7/26/14 7:01 PM
mrsbewley said...
Love them!
7/26/14 6:49 PM
Re Becca said...
Those look so cool and comfortable, good job.
7/26/14 5:21 PM
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