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Pattern Reviews> Self Drafted Pattern> 45793-1003 (Hollywood Waist Pants)

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Posted on:5/21/08 8:59 PM
Last Updated:5/21/08 4:34 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 18 people   
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horsegirl said... (12/29/09 6:59 AM) Reply
Terrific information! Thank you!
sparklarester said... (7/16/08 12:23 PM) Reply
This article has inspired me to clone some of my RTW items in my closet. The most difficult task in sewing for myself is getting the perfect fit. RTW cloning sounds ideal. I've also seen an article (I think Threads) on copying RTW without ripping seams apart. Have cake and eat it too!
CSM--Carla said... (5/23/08 8:10 PM) Reply
I'm late to the party, Nancy. Great looking pants! SO impressive that you drafted your own pattern. These remind me of my LH Euro/Cruise morph pants. I learn so much from your reviews. I always find your links interesting too. Thanks! Carla
jhansby said... (5/22/08 9:48 PM) Reply
love em!!
nancy2001 said... (5/22/08 6:14 PM) Reply
Thank you for your generous comments. I'm so glad you found this review helpful. Sewing a flattering pair of pants can sometimes seem like an impossible task. But with the right pair of RTW pants, good fabric, and a little time and effort I think it can be done.
Obrooks770 said... (5/22/08 1:18 PM) Reply
Excellent job of cloning and EXCELLENT review! Thanks for all the information you provided. I'll have to give this a try at some point.
papago said... (5/22/08 11:50 AM) Reply
Great job. I wish I had a pair of clonables!! They look great on you. Thanks also for the links. I have bookmarked some of them. Laura
Luckylibbet said... (5/22/08 11:10 AM) Reply
Nice pants - timeless, classic, and with a WONDERFUL fit.
PegL said... (5/22/08 6:08 AM) Reply
Nice pants! They fit you very well and look very high end RTW.
Danvillegirl said... (5/22/08 5:36 AM) Reply
A most helpful review. Like the look and fit of these pants.
Athene said... (5/22/08 4:24 AM) Reply
Definitely a very flattering fit on you and a very helpful review.
ajax said... (5/22/08 4:01 AM) Reply
Very helpful review, and certainly I feel inspired to give it a go. Great looking pair of pants
WoodfordGormley said... (5/22/08 3:23 AM) Reply
Great job of cloning, and thanks for a helpful review.
Clareew said... (5/22/08 3:20 AM) Reply
Great review with lots of useful links - Thanks
mendospot said... (5/21/08 10:40 PM) Reply
Awesome review! And I like your photo :)
CarolynGM said... (5/21/08 10:31 PM) Reply
Very impressive job of cloning your beloved BR pants. I also appreciate the links to your fabric sources -- always on the lookout for good pants fabrics.
HeyJane said... (5/21/08 7:39 PM) Reply
Congratulations on all your work and success with these, and thanks for all the sources you mentioned. I have some older Talbots versions....you're my inspiration to start ripping!
Kay Y said... (5/21/08 7:04 PM) Reply
These look superb - congrats on the successful clone!
Michelle L said... (5/21/08 6:55 PM) Reply
Fantastic job!! I have been considering taking apart a pair of old rtw pants myself...this may be just the inspiration that I need!
Re Becca said... (5/21/08 5:13 PM) Reply
Nice clone! I am glad that you have found a way to get your favorite pair of pants over and over again. They are very flattering on you.
 
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