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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Blue and Black Vertical Stripe Pants

I have been enjoying a new project.  I am creating custom made pants for someone who herself plays Eridan, a character in a web comic.  I love to get to make these sorts of garments that help to transform people into the web comic characters!

 The only cobalt and black striped fabric we could find was a soft knit.  I reinforced the soft, drapey fabric by stitching it along some of the black stripes to a stretch knit underlining fabric.

Eridan's pants have deep pleats in their front panels.

The wide elastic band lays more smoothly than most elasticized waistbands, and I stitched the elastic inside the band so it cannot roll.  These pants will be quite comfortable to wear!

 One of the ways I prevented the pants from looking pajama-ish was to create invisible hems.

 The back panels of the pants are darted for shape and comfort.

 When the pants are suspended from a hanger, the fabric shows its softness; when they are being worn, they will lay smoothly and Eridan-like.

 Thanks so much to my client, the Eridan-impressionist, for letting me create these pants for the web comic event!


  1. These are absolutely perfect! How much do you charge for commission? I'd love to commission you!

    1. Thanks for asking me about this, Cassidy! There is more info on my listing for the striped pants: I hope you'll let me make a pair of these pants for YOU!! -Kathleen

  2. these are exactly what we need!! unfortunately, it appears that the listing on your etsy expired, is there some other way we can commission you for a pair of these pants?

  3. hi Lil Nan- thanks for asking about these!
    I would welcome an email from you if the above link doesn't work:

  4. Where did you find the fabric?

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  6. Wow! I need one! Where can i buy it? (if you sell it)

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