fireman's pants upcycle

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  • SEWN BY: cowdreaming
  • PATTERN: Parsley Pants
  • SIZE: 4
  • FABRIC: upcycled real fireman's uniform
  • SEASON: June 2015
  • BLOG POST:

Project images

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Sewing Notes

  • Did the fabric you used work well?: yes. totally authentic! really heavy fabric.
  • What was the best part?: the red braces. pulling apart the originals was really interesting... really well put together, strong garments.
  • What was the most frustrating part?: overlocker didn't like going over the thickest bits.
  • How difficult was the sewing?: required thought

Pattern Notes

  • Were the instructions clear?: yes
  • Were the fabric recommendations correct?: yes
  • Did you make any changes to the pattern?: yes
    widened leg by 2". deepened waist.
  • Did the garment fit well?: yes
    braces make them adjustable to fit my leggy 5 year old and the stumpy 3 year old.
  • How would you rate this pattern?: 5

COMMENTS

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How cool is that?!
- boomie