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Sailor Pants


Being a fashion designer has it’s advantages. Creating your favorite version of sailor pants in a summer corduroy is one of them.

After much pattern searching and coming up empty-handed, I decided to work off of my vintage wool sailor pants. I found a great piece of military blue corduroy at the local goodwill, and figured if they didn’t work out I was only out $4 at the most.


The results were great, so I added some vintage red buttons from eBay, and searched the internet for eyelet how-to’s. I stole the lacing out of some pants headed to Goodwill.


Find out more details at  http://hometownvictorygirls.blogspot.com/2013/11/ahoy-sailor-one-girls-love-affair-with.html

About the author: I am a Fashion Designer/Artist who does not spend near enough time in the sewing room. I love vintage especially the 30’s and 40’s. I have been fortunate to make many great friends recently who love the vintage life too. Hope you enjoy my journey to my happy vintage life!

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  • BoPeep November 7, 2013, 9:27 am

    The pictures don’t do these pants justice! If only you could see all the inside facing detail! Phew! Great job Wild Kat!

    • Wild Kat November 15, 2013, 10:46 pm


  • BobbinBombshell November 9, 2013, 3:06 pm

    I love real sailor pants! These could not have been easy. Great job!

    • Wild Kat November 12, 2013, 9:21 am

      Thank you! Most of the hard work was in the details, but those details make the pants. After all, ready made “sailor” pants or patterns usually only have buttons (faux mostly) that follow the bib pattern.

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