Black Pleather/Ponti Pants



I picked up a remnant of black pleather on Fabric Visions sale table and immediately had a vision of a ponti/pleather pair of pull on jeans.  I am loving all of the rtw pairs I have seen around but not being flamboyant in nature, I felt a toned down pair was more my 
bag.  


I decided to splice my front and back leg pieces and insert the pleather.  I had leftover ponti in my stash from these pants which have since been passed on to my daughter.  The ponti is deliciously thick so I knew it would hold the style well.



For the pattern, I did consider buying Stylearc's Georgie Stretch
Woven Jean pattern, or Jalie's Eleonore Pull On Jeans pattern but decided to work with what I have.  Ginger Jeans as a pattern was a no brainer really because it is already in my stash and I have used it already.  To adapt the pattern to a pull on style was simply a mater of adding a mock fly and inserting elastic into the waistband.  I added belt tabs so I could wear a belt if necessary but actually I don't need to.  I left off the front pockets in favour of faux pockets because I didn't want the bags showing.


All in all I am really happy with the resulting pants.  My only disappointment is I used the last of the ponti!





Comments

  1. That was an inspired decision to use the jeans pattern. I might try that myself sometime. These pants look really cool and will be much more comfy to wear than a full pleather version.

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    1. That was my other thought Megan! How durable and comfortable would a full pleather pair be?

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  2. Wow, these look quite fabulous! Very glamorous!

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    1. Thank you! I like the idea of glamorous!

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  3. Very glamorous jeans indeed...and they must be so comfortable. Well done!

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  4. They look great and very clever use of the Ginger jeans pattern. My Stylearc Georgie pattern arrived in the mail today, but I will sit in the queue for a little while yet.

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