Thursday, August 27, 2015

Jogger Pants



I decided to make a pair of jogger pants - aka sweatpants.




When I searched my inventory for a pattern to use, I came across this one.  I actually
bought it with plans to make the top,  but I never did.



I'm always looking for that pants pattern   - one that's both flattering and comfortable.  And I think I've found it.

 
I used a sweatshirt type knit that I've had for several years.  For the waistband and cuffs, I used the wrong side of the fabric - which is solid gray. The fabric is very soft, so the pants are so comfortable. Since the pattern is designed for wovens, and I used a knit, they are a little looser fitting.



I'm so glad I gave this pattern a try.  The ONLY change I made was to remove some from the top of the pants as they came up too high. I'm pretty happy with how they turned out.




I decided to make a 2nd pair using a woven - some kind of a poly. For this pair, I narrowed the legs from the knee down. Of course, they aren't as comfortable as the knit pair, but they're good.  I hope with minor modifications this will become my TNT pants pattern.






9 comments:

  1. Your pants look very comfy. The fit looks great on you. I would look into this pattern if I wore pants. They don't look like sweatpants at all, more like elegant lounge pants! Great job!
    Bonnie @ sewplus.blogspot.com.

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  2. Wow, these are great! and what a nice fit you got. I looove the sweatshirt print fabric - so cute.

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  3. Congrats to your TNT pants pattern! Both pants you made are really great and I love its sporty look!

    immi meyer

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  4. Cool joggers and they look so comfy. Great job.

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  5. Lovely pants! And they fit so beautifully. Well done.

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  6. Great looking pants, I have the pattern and nave made the blouse. I think I need to sew the pants too

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  7. These look great! You've achieved a great match between comfy and flattering!

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  8. How wonderful that you have found a TNT pants pattern that is comfortable and stylish. Great job!

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  9. Love both versions! Elastic waist pants just can't be beat for the comfortable factor, and you've achieved not only that, but a very stylish, cute pair of pants in both knit and woven.

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