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Pattern Reviews> Jalie> 2908 (Women's Stretch Jeans)

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Posted on:3/12/10 7:25 PM
Last Updated:10/1/10 11:26 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 24 people   
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Catbird said... (10/6/10 8:58 AM) Reply
Christa, you keep outdoing yourself with each new pair of jeans you make. These are outstanding. What girl wouldn't want to wear these?! You have the perfect 'model' with Margaret Anne -- she's a doll and she looks fantastic (and happy!) in her new jeans. Your work is gorgeous.
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (10/3/10 0:53 AM) Reply
The cutest jeans ever! All her friends will be so jealous.
AnneMarie60 said... (10/2/10 11:39 PM) Reply
Christa--absolutely impeccable job on these adorable jeans! Margaret Anne is a beautiful young lady, and she looks very pleased with your efforts!
marec said... (10/2/10 7:03 PM) Reply
Ah, those are wonderful. Your girls are so lucky to have you in their life.
carolynw said... (10/2/10 5:56 PM) Reply
My goodness - these are so beautiful - I am sure she is the envy of all the girls! Really great work
MNBarb said... (10/2/10 1:38 PM) Reply
Very nice!
The Funky Seamstress said... (10/2/10 1:25 PM) Reply
Wow. Your topstitching is impeccable!
mhk3boys said... (10/2/10 10:20 AM) Reply
Wow! So very pretty both the jeans and top!
Jill Giard said... (10/2/10 8:37 AM) Reply
Fantastic job! How lucky your girls are to have such a talented Mom! Now you need to reward yourself with a pair :)
Elke said... (10/2/10 8:08 AM) Reply
Great looking jeans ... fit perfectly! Love the embroidery...very cute! Thanks for all the inspiration ... terrific review.
ggf2005 said... (10/2/10 1:09 AM) Reply
these are really cute
Candy 1 said... (3/31/10 7:17 PM) Reply
I have this pattern! I love the look on your daughter. She is a beautiful girl! I guarantee you that her friends will be calling on you soon. I am going to make a pair of longer shorts for myself from this pattern. Thanks for the instructions on how you did that in this review. You did a fantastic job!
mesewlot said... (3/15/10 9:09 AM) Reply
I love these jeans, yiu did an excellent job!
Karendee said... (3/13/10 2:31 PM) Reply
These jean shorts are just the cutest things ever! Jenna and you certainly did a great job and everything turned out perfectly. To me, the fit of these is perfect and Jenna looks adorable in them. BTW, your top stitching is perfect.
homejewel said... (3/13/10 12:57 PM) Reply
Jenn's shorts are fantastic. You do amazing work.
MelissaB in WA said... (3/13/10 12:00 PM) Reply
She looks pleased as punch! Love all the embroidery on them. And when you find a source for "more time" please share with me, I need some of that too! :-)
Barbara V said... (3/13/10 10:34 AM) Reply
Incredible work on these jean shorts - in fact, incredible work on everything you sew. They look fantastic on Jenna, fitting so well and with such wonderful topstitching details and embroidery work. And so nice that these will be passed down as your girls grow.
carolynw said... (3/13/10 9:37 AM) Reply
They are priceless - I bet Jenna feels great when she wears these. You do such marvellous work and that's good with several daughters to sew for!! Embroidery on the pockets add a very special touch
DaisyEsq said... (3/13/10 8:37 AM) Reply
Those jean shorts are perfect and your daughter is beautiful.
renren said... (3/13/10 8:07 AM) Reply
It doesn't usually happen, but . . . words fail me. The jean shorts are just . . . exquisite. When you make a long pair for her, she will be such a rock star. (love all that embroidery and Jenna did a great job choosing the designs!)
mhk3boys said... (3/13/10 8:03 AM) Reply
Your jeans shorts you made for your daughter are awesome! Very pretty and RTW.
Stephanie C. said... (3/13/10 0:38 AM) Reply
Those are gorgeous!! They look so professional and your dd's sense of design is top notch! I made my dd a pair of Burda jeans shorts, but they didn't fit too well; I might have to get this Jalie one.
Christas said... (3/13/10 0:38 AM) Reply
Thanks so much for the nice comments, everyone. Carolyn C, I got the rivets off of eBay from the seller listed in the jeans sew-a-long from a while back. I am not sure if he is still selling them.
Carolyn C said... (3/13/10 0:02 AM) Reply
Hi Christas. The jeans are great on your beautiful daughter. Where did you get the rivets? I'm having trouble finding them.
AnneMarie60 said... (3/12/10 11:47 PM) Reply
Wow! These shorts look fabulous on Jenna! Gorgeous embroidery--excellent choices! It's evident that you pay close attention to details because this garment is expertly finished.
Heidi Ho said... (3/12/10 11:28 PM) Reply
Very cute as shorts!! I love the embroidery.
Sewnsewmom said... (3/12/10 10:11 PM) Reply
Very cute! OK, now you're making me want to get an embroidery machine!
Catbird said... (3/12/10 9:27 PM) Reply
Don't be surprised if all of Jenna's friends start lining up at your front door to get a pair of these ultra-cool jean shorts!! These look great on Jenna, and the fact that she worked on the design and placement of the embrodery make them even more special. I love all the details -- the contrast stitching, the embellishment and that perfect fabric for the facings. It's all beautiful and perfectly sewn!
quathy said... (3/12/10 8:58 PM) Reply
These are so sweet! I love your embroidery, too!
knitmachinequeen said... (3/12/10 8:39 PM) Reply
Fantastic job. I love the embroidery.
RadarRadiance said... (3/12/10 8:27 PM) Reply
What a beautiful daughter and she looks so good in the great jeans you made her. Love the embroidery, lucky girl!
Peggy L said... (3/12/10 8:18 PM) Reply
These are so cute! Jenna did a great job designing them for you to execute. Perfection!
Christas said... (3/12/10 8:18 PM) Reply
Thanks, everyone! Jilnjosh, no crystals - the thread is really shiny.
jillnjosh said... (3/12/10 8:11 PM) Reply
They look wonderful! The embroidery work is excellent. Are the dots embroidery or crystals?
okie2thdoc said... (3/12/10 8:09 PM) Reply
You did a great job on these jeans. The embroidery is so cute. This makes me want to have a little girl too.
Annette1 said... (3/12/10 8:07 PM) Reply
These authentic jeans are even BETTER than ready-to-wear (by a long shot). Jenna looks SO pretty, and I know she had a hand in designing this fabulous embroidery. The TOPSTITCHING is FLAWLESS (as usual). :o) She will really enjoy wearing these (as will Margaret Anne when her time comes). I AM a little worried about Miss Claire being HORRIBLY NEGLECTED, however. Heh-heh-heh.
Sew4Fun said... (3/12/10 7:48 PM) Reply
They look great and Jenna looks very happy.
PolishPoppy said... (3/12/10 7:31 PM) Reply
These are VERY inspiring and I am happy you posted them! I will give them a try for my girl ...right down to that (lovely) embroidery idea!
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