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Copying a pair of pants (6 - finished)

The pants are finished. I'm satisfied with the result. I think it does look like the original drawing (except for the omitted open slit and the buttons on the front). I do think this would be a great pattern to make in a denim with a contrasting topstitching. Perhaps I'll do that in spring. I like it enough to make it another time, with perhaps a straighter leg. But now, without further ado, a lot of pictures.

And my next project? Certainly something more easy than this.

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  1. Amazing, and a just reward for all the hard work you put into reproducing the original. (A song came into my addled brain as I viewed the photographs - Tina Turner's "Simply the best".

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  2. What an amazing pair of pants! I love, love the waist line detail and the belt is perfect.

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  3. Great details and you nailed the fit. All in all a really cool pair of pants. These definitely are worth a second version.

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  4. They look fabulous. Good work. You're right--you deserve an easy project now!

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  5. Fabulous in every way! Thanks for sharing the whole process, and a great review on PR too.

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  6. Oh, I really love the details of these trousers! You've done a great job of copying the details and reproducing the original. I think you're right -they'd make great second version. For summer they'd look great in white.

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  7. You did an amazing job with these pants, Sigrid. They are so stylish with gorgeous details and the fit is superb. Congratulations!

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  8. They look superb!!! You did a fabulous job, well worth all the time invested on this project! Bravo!

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  9. I have been following your progress on these pants. They turned out gorgeous. You are so talented. They look great on you.

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  10. Sigrid, amazing pants. The waist details are fantastic.

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  11. Fabulous details. I especially love the buckle that you have chosen. This looks like it has been a very rewarding project for you...thanks for sharing your journey.

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  12. Those pants turned out really well. The shape of them is very flattering on you too.

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  13. I absolutely love that waistband detail - you did a great job drafting these pants.

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  14. Great looking pants - and beautiful construction!

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  15. Congratulations, they look fantastic! Love all those little details.

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  16. These are gorgeous! The details are perfect and so well done! I love the waist treatment with the buckle closing--so classy looking!

    Well done!

    Lynda in LV

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  17. Wow - these look really good Sigrid! I love the unusual yoke and all of the details. Very nice.

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  18. Check out my website, I nominated you for an award

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  19. WOW!!!! sigrid


    T´hey look fantastic, wery good craftmanship. I love all the details also and the buckle and the fabric and they fit you very well.

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  20. What a great looking and unusal style pants. Really like them a lot.

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  21. Congratulations for amazingly redoing these pants. The fit is great and I LOVE the waist details. I also agree on straighter legs on a new version. Well done Sigrid!

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  22. These are UTTERLY fabulous! You took all the details I loved about the Marfy pattern and left out the things I wasn't keen on. Honestly, I'd buy this pattern if you made one!

    And you definitely deserve a quick knit top after this! :)

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  23. Such detail and creativity and suh careful sewing!

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  24. Way to go Sigrid! The fit is perfect and the details are perfectly executed. I am so impressed.

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  25. Your pants look fantanstic; interesting style details, wonderful fit, and superb workmanship.

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  26. What a beautiful pair of pants! I love, love the waist detail. Thanks for taking the time to share the process. I have only been sewing a year but feel a pair of pants might be in my near future!

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  27. Wow, wow, wow.... what a great air of trousers! They really turned out beautiful! What a patience you have.... great details.

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  28. excellent Sigrid. I like a lot.

    best whises, Paco

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  29. Absolutely beautiful. The detailing on these pants is outstanding. You are truly gifted and inspiring.

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  30. Thanks for taking us along on your amazing journey as you built these pants! I love the details and the fit! You nailed it and it shows in the final garment! Congrats and you should make them again in denim...they will be sooooo kewl!

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