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  • Finally finished up my pants for Ridiculously Skinny 3 year old, and I messed up the elastic and basically, it isn’t doing anything to keep his pants up right now. Since I have to go back in and adjust, I asked him, and he said he’d prefer a drawstring.

    Thoughts on feasibility? I feel like this should be a simple “make long drawstring (maybe with…[Read more]

  • I just finished these in 12–18 but used the 3T lengths (I know that’s not really how you’re supposed to do it…) and I also had this issue. I just attached the side panel starting from the top, which made my notches line up, and assumed the purpose was for not taking any chances when making the hem. Clearly not, though!

  • Emily replied to the topic pants for boys? in the forum oliver + s: after-school 8 years ago

    Thanks so much for sharing! It must have been my forgetting the yoke part that made me so hesitant. I will hold it up to him again tomorrow and account for the yoke this time… I know he’s excited to have some pants that fit without looking like waders!

  • I’ve been lurking for a while and have found so much valuable information on these boards, but now I have a question that doesn’t seem to have been asked yet.

    I bought this pattern specifically because the webpage calls it a “Girl’s and boy’s pants and top pattern,” though the printed pattern only says girls’. My (3 yr old) son is tall and skinny…[Read more]

  • Emily became a registered member 8 years ago


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