Pants pants pants party!

Taking a post brake from Man Month to show my new jeans. I based them from my 40s repro pattern and I'm finally happy with the fit. I slimed down the leg a bit because the original width of the cuff was monstrous. Even slimed down the width of the cuff is still 20" around!

The first pair I made are with the orange jean thread. They are my new kick around pants.



The red ones I used normal thread because I didn't have any top stitching thread so I did three rows of stitching.


Yay jeans!

11 comments:

  1. Yay jeans indeed! They look fab. Classy and casual at the same time, just like the should be, in my opinion. :)

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  2. Be still my heart - have I ever mentioned how much I love topstitching? Love the X-stitch on the pocket!

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  3. Those are darn cute pants!! Your blog is cute too!!

    Stephanie
    http://stephanieeverswrites.blogspot.com/

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  4. So Adorable ! They look so great on you !
    I just Love them.

    ~Heart~
    Elise

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  5. Those are adorable! I much prefer buttons to side zippers and would like to convert some of my patterns that way. Could you maybe -- pretty please -- do a tute?

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  6. Thanks everyone.
    I love topstitching too but Im not that good at it. I always seem to run out of thread mid stitch, and with jeans, that can look pretty lame.

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  7. Those are the cutest jeans. Good job! Love your blog.

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  8. Wow, those look great. Your topstitching is flawless. I'm making 40s jeans right now too and they don't look near as nice as that! Well done!

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  9. Your jeans are great! So very all-american and vintage-fabulous. Plus bonus points for converse. You're such a talented seamstress! :)

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  10. These are great jeans...very classy looking.

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  11. I am loving these pants! Too cute!

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