Monday, September 01, 2008

Fruits of my Labor Day

Instead of hotdogs, burgers, and potato salad on the lakeshore, I had Chinese food at the mall with a couple of girlfriends! Gave me a good excuse to wear my Asian print lounge-y pants made from Simplicity 5074:


I was inspired by a similar pair in a Boston Something or Other catalog I got in the mail several months ago. You know how much I like big prints on my butt. These are so comfy and cool...and they're super fast to make. Drawstring waist in front/sides, with elastic in the back. I hemmed these quite a bit shorter than my last few pairs (no reason. Just did.)

These are my favorite quickie pant. Especially conducive to those times you find you have a big butt print lying around.

After Chinese food, we went to see this:


and now we are most definitely on the lookout for some shiny sequined spandex. And maybe some platform boots. Because a reenactment simply must be done.

Just call me Merle.

9 comments:

  1. LOVE your pants. Sometimes I think I need to work harder to get prints into my wardrobe; I love them but I'm always sewing these tasteful neutrals, especially on skirts/pants. Who needs tasteful? :)

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  2. Slacker? SLACKER?? ROFLOL!! You know ... you've GOT to give me your email address so I don't have to make these public responses. djc@cedesign.com

    I FINALLY finished my capris too. It only took me FORever.

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  3. Oh sheesh ... and I forgot to say, cute pants!!

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  4. Love, Love, LOVE these pants! They are so adorable and they look great on you! Awesome print, too. And isn't Mama Mia just the BEST movie? I saw it a couple of weeks ago and I'm still singing along!

    Shannon F

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  5. VERY cute pants. I'm dying to see that movie. We don't get to the theater very often because of having young kids.

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  6. Cute pants! You liked the movie? It's a musical (mainly) I hear! I'll have to wait until it's on the PayPerView channel here. I never *get* to go to the movies!!!
    *Heidi*

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  7. I will have to wait for it to go on dvd, my dh is will have a cardio arrest if I took him to see mamma mia, your pants look very comfy

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  8. Great pants, Angie! And as for the movie, our staff is trying to work it into our Homecoming Lip sync, sequins bell bottoms and all!

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