Black pants with zip pocket

I’ve made Mark a number of new trousers lately and he asked for some with a zipped pocket to make things more secure when we’re travelling. Hmm, I thought I could manage this.

I used KwikSew 3663, his and my old favourite

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and used some of the cotton fabric that Mark brought back from Sri Lanka.

DSC00618These trousers are a bit more formal than the usual tracksuit pants that I make him. I added the zipped pocket as previously mentioned, and although I didn’t have anything to copy, I think it worked out quite well. He’s happy anyway 🙂

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I also added a faux fly which will never be seen (unless he takes to tucking his shirt in – eek!), but it lifted them out of the tracksuit pant department and more into the regular trousers realm.

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Excuse the runners, we’ve walked our legs off on this trip and we’ve both gravitated towards runners for the sake of our feet and legs. Not the best look, I was going to cut his feet out of the photo but it looked silly.

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You all know what he’s thinking here, don’t you!

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The details:

Pattern is KwikSew 3663 which I must have made 30 times by now. The fabric was bought by Mark in Colombo, Sri Lanka and is a very high grade cotton with a fine hand. The top is this Rugby. Setting is Hobart. We won’t discuss the shoes.

 

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