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Posted on:8/22/06 9:49 PM
Last Updated:8/22/06 9:56 PM
Pattern Size:Regular Petite 
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 2 people   
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Jesusphreakonaleash said... (10/27/06 1:01 AM) Reply
You used stretch denim with 1% lycra?
Skymom said... (8/24/06 8:41 PM) Reply
Thanks, Melissa. I got out my pattern today and couldn't find "finished hip" measurements printed on the tissue anywhere, so I measured the pattern as well as I could, and came up with a number that's very close to my actual hip siize. I figure that if I use stretch woven fabric, as directed on the envelope, I should be OK. Hope they look as good as yours. Strangely, though I have no appropriate fabric in my stash (weird!), so I'll have to go buy some tomorrow.
ACB said... (8/23/06 5:47 PM) Reply
Looks great, very stylish!
meli88a said... (8/23/06 3:10 PM) Reply
Skymom, I originally thought that these pants ran true to size, so made a size 10. Other reviewers have said that they've needed to go down a size, and I think I will too for my next pair. I think you should be all right with the pattern size you bought!

appleC: you're right. Sorry for my goof, I made view B, not A.
slanden99 said... (8/23/06 3:05 PM) Reply
Nice job on the jeans. I like the style details
Skymom said... (8/23/06 1:30 PM) Reply
Your jeans are terrific--I love dark denim jeans, and these look excellent, even if too big. Can you run'em through a hot wash and see if they shrink a little? YOu did such a great job on them. May I ask what size you "ought" to be wearing per your measurements, vs. what size you think would actually fit you properly? I bought this pattern in a size range that ends one size smaller than what I should be wearing (I think)--but I'm wondering if I can get away with it by making just a few changes at the side seams.
appleC said... (8/23/06 10:56 AM) Reply
Cool. Are you making view A or B? It looks view A is a capri.
jnamcd said... (8/23/06 10:04 AM) Reply
They look great!
Stacy Sews said... (8/23/06 7:55 AM) Reply
I like this style - they look great even though they are too big on you. Thanks for the review!
Mely5862 said... (8/23/06 1:23 AM) Reply
Those look teriffic!! Sorry they're too big but they sure look fashionable.
bheath said... (8/22/06 10:25 PM) Reply
Terrific Job!!!!!!! They look great.
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