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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2562 (Misses / Miss Petite Wide Leg Pants: Amazing Fit Collection)

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Reviewed by:mitaliK

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Posted on:5/28/13 11:40 PM
Last Updated:3/15/16 9:45 AM
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Pattern Rating:Recommend, with Modifications
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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Fabric:Cotton Twill  [See other projects in this fabric]
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Pattern Description:
Wide leg pants for slim, average and curvy build

Pattern Sizing:

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
sort of

Were the instructions easy to follow?
Yes they were for the most part. Instruction for under stitching aren't as clear. The facing and the waistband instructions are written opposite. But the fit instructions make up for all this. The fit instructions are very helpful while making the pants.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I like the design of the pants. As much as the wide leg is the most appealing part of these pants, it is a little too wide. I had to increase the seam allowance to an inch and they are still wide.

Fabric Used:
Cotton Twill

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
No alterations but increased the seam allowance for the pants to an inch.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes. have already started. would be reducing the flare a lot though and reducing the width of the waistband.
Recommend reading the instructions completely and throughly before starting.

Love the flare
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DotsDaughter said... (3/16/16 7:34 PM) Reply
I like the pants. Great job!
Lori V said... (3/16/16 12:46 PM) Reply
Great looking pants.
carebare1 said... (3/16/16 5:23 AM) Reply
Very nice pants.
Vancouvergirl said... (3/15/16 5:01 PM) Reply
Those pants are perfect!
sewmytime said... (3/15/16 1:08 PM) Reply
Very nice pants, the fit is great!
mitaliK replied...(3/15/16 1:56 PM)
Thank you, the pattern really lives up to its name.
Sewcoastal said... (3/15/16 1:00 PM) Reply
Great look and fit!
mitaliK replied...(3/15/16 1:56 PM)
Thank you.
missyyz said... (2/15/14 1:59 PM) Reply
These look great.
Elona said... (2/14/14 10:56 PM) Reply
These are very, very becoming pants on you!
PattyE said... (2/14/14 8:45 PM) Reply
Love these pants
CraftAddict said... (5/31/13 9:39 AM) Reply
Very nice!
21wale said... (5/30/13 11:08 PM) Reply
Great looking pants! I love the style.
beanchor said... (5/30/13 10:28 PM) Reply
These are great! I love everything about them!
Sue Parrott said... (5/30/13 5:45 PM) Reply
Nice fit and they look great!
KensingtonCrab said... (5/29/13 12:30 PM) Reply
I love your work!
MrsCharisma said... (5/29/13 11:33 AM) Reply
I love them! They fit you really well too. ETA: I think all of the Amazing Fit pants patterns have a 1" SA as opposed to 5/8"
ArtAttack said... (5/29/13 9:49 AM) Reply
Really nice pants, they look great!
Rhoda K said... (5/29/13 9:15 AM) Reply
Very nice - great fit.
mnitts said... (5/29/13 3:13 AM) Reply
Great fitting pants!
JuliN said... (5/29/13 0:30 AM) Reply
I agree, these pants look beautiful.
Jrhee said... (5/28/13 11:41 PM) Reply
Beautiful on you!
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