Apr 4, 2011

DIY: Pink Pants

About a month ago Jessica from What I Wore blogged about some pants that she made.  I become completely obsessed with them and decided this would be a great opportunity to kill multiple birds with one stone (spring break project, my itch to sew, wide leg pants, and to replicate these pants).  So I immediately ventured out to start on my little adventure.  

But it took me a month to complete.

You see, technically I know how to sew.  My sewing isn't clean and neat, and the only teaching I've had has been from my momma when I was a kid.  So needless to say there were many many "What am I doing?!" moments.

So anytime I felt flustered, I would just put the pants down and come back to them with a fresh mind.  It was only the other day that I finally figured out my dilemma.  I sewed my pockets on all wrong, which led to my pants being bubbly, not straight and smooth.  So I'd like to say that I've finally finished my pants, but after wearing them yesterday and looking at the pictures I took, I noticed I need to tailor them a bit more.    But overall, I'm quite pleased with myself.  Who knows, maybe I'll try to sew a pair of jeans next? 

I'm keeping my fingers crossed that this is what our family photo will look like in a few years.
I can't wait.
note to self: get more sleep and never leave the house without bronzer again


  1. aww you sound like me -- I look back at photos and go "ahhh! must not forget bronzer again!!!!" I'm so super pale =)

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE your pink pants! such a perfect pantone-esque hue too! you rock! <3

    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

  2. no way! I can not believe you MADE YOUR OWN PANTS!
    I can't even repair a hole in a shirt.
    Why why why did my high school not have home ec?!

    I am like shocked/impressed.


  3. love the trouser pants - so cute
    so cute you all

  4. First of all you are gorgeous! Second of all I also hope I have a family picture that looks like that in the next few years :) Happy Monday friend!

  5. oh my GOSH I love those pants!! And you guys look precious!

  6. LOVE those pants!! Can't believe you made them! It would be a disaster if I tried! :)

    xo! Lauren @ tickled.

  7. I love them - so bright and cheery!

  8. That IS a very enviable family picture - they're so cute!
    And your pink pants look fabulous! You're talented with the sewing machine, clearly.

  9. I love them! You look amazing!

    Also, love that last pic. So sweet. :)

  10. how cute are you! love the idea. send me some? xx

  11. First of all....you made those pants?! Amazing! Love the color!
    Second, your family is SO SO beautiful!! Your kiddos are just precious!
    Thanks for sharing!

  12. you seriously made them?! they came out so darn good!! never in a million years could i do that! lol


  13. Thanks for your sweet words about Styled! I adore your pants by the way, great job!

  14. how cute! you are always adorable. need bronzer? bah, still beautiful.

  15. Wow! They're so cute. I just love them! You're adorable.

  16. those pink pants are soooo cute - you are very pretty, friend!!

  17. woot woot! love the pants! fabulous job! yay sewing!

  18. I was obsessed with her red pants too! Good for you! I'm impressed.

  19. I think they look great. Good job.

  20. Hi, thank you so much for the lovely comment. You really did a great job on those pants, I love them and they look great on you. If you decide to make that clutch, let me know how it goes :)

    Have a nice day,

  21. you maaaade those pants that's pretty amazing! i can't sew. i've tried, but it's just not in the cards for me to make my own pants haha


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