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Posted on:2/15/10 8:06 PM
Last Updated:3/26/10 7:19 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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Red Curtain said...
So fashionable. Those are great pants and they look great on you.
2/15/10 8:12 PM
Elona said...
Your pants look beautiful, and you got a great fit! Of course, it doesn't hurt to have a nice bod.
2/15/10 8:56 PM
Sew4Fun said...
Great pants Dorothy. I can see why you are so happy. Pants are so much more enjoyable to sew when you don't have to fiddle with the fit.
2/15/10 9:40 PM
blessedtosew said...
Those are pretty!!!! I love the sailor style.
2/15/10 9:47 PM
Heidi Ho said...
Great Pants! I loev the sailor look and think I need to try this pattern! Very nice fit!
2/15/10 9:47 PM
SpinningJenny said...
What a great style for you! Nice work on the fitting. Look forward to seeing your next pair with the subtle differences.
2/16/10 4:49 AM
twinkle72 said...
Thank you so much for this review. Your pants look great. I really want to try this pattern now!
3/19/10 9:33 AM
Sew4Fun said...
It's such a good feeling when you can whip up a few pairs of pants, isn't it? I see many more in your future. :)
3/26/10 7:50 AM
Patti B said...
This style suits you so well and I enjoy seeing them vicariously. Have you solved the zipper/facing problem?
3/26/10 9:52 AM
Historylover said...
These look terrific on you!
3/26/10 11:30 AM
susiestitcher said...
Dorothy, I love these - both pairs! They really fit nicely. Beautiful job! The new black pair is very elegant yet looks quite comfortable. I am so impressed and excited for you!
3/26/10 2:00 PM
Carolyn C said...
As a bumless gal myself, I am applauding how well you accomplished a good fit.
3/26/10 4:27 PM
dorothyn said...
Patti B, it turned out better this time, but I think you can see in the photo where the waistline pulls down just 1/2" or so to either side of the zipper. I think it's from the zipper tape making the seam thicker there, but I'm not quite sure what to do about it.
3/26/10 7:06 PM
Heidi Ho said...
Your second pair is great as well! I like that style a lot..perfect with your nice long legs!
3/27/10 0:40 AM
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