These loose fitting pants were exactly what I was looking for, for a stand alone pair of casual pants. By stand alone I mean, not attached to a jumpsuit. The pattern McCall’s 7757 describes the pants as a loose-fitting, pull-on pants with elasticized waist and pockets. Yep, that is correct, no zipper and no fancy facings. These are perfect for the hot weather we are experiencing this week and weeks to come.
These pants were a quick and easy sew. I had to be careful with fabric placement, as my fabric has some cute little birds on them and I didn’t want the birds to be placed awkwardly in the front or back crotch seams. I paired these pants with a tank top from Kohl’s that matched the largest of the two flowers and a navy blue cardigan from Nordstrom Rack. I have this thing about having my shoulders out in the office, it’s just me. Typically once I am out the office the cardigan comes off. You will also notice that I am wearing a sandal, instead of my tennis shoes, Yay!!! My foot is healing perfectly. I bought these sandals in the tan and black from Target, which are no longer available online.
I cut a size Medium and I love the fit. I did have to cut off 6″ from the original pattern pieces, that was the only alteration that I needed to make for this pattern.
Pattern Description: Misses’ Loose-fitting pull-on pants have elasticized waist and pockets.
Pattern Sizing: XS-M, I cut a medium
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes
Were the instructions easy to follow? Very easy, I had to check to make sure, I hadn’t missed a step.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? Everything. How simple the instructions were, how the pants looked finishing them, and how they fit.
Fabric Used: It is a type of challis. Unfortunately I failed to get the exact type off of the bolt when I purchased it.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: Cut off 6″ from the bottom to accommodate my height.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes, it is back in rotation on my sewing table as I write this review.
Conclusion: Great pants pattern.
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