Drop Your Sword

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I’ve been taking an Intro to Clothing Construction class at Otis and this is my second project.  Initially patterned to be drawstring cargo pants, my stubborn personality and mum’s borrowed sewing machine gnawed at my docile student’s better half.  So I took a risk.  After much laboured sewing and as much time spent ripping seams, here it is.  My inspiration was taken from Rag & Bone and samurai gear.  Be gentle with the commentary.  I’m only a novice of thread and needle.

credits: VPL B-tank, diy samurai pants, Camper wedges

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63 Responses to “Drop Your Sword”

  1. March 31st, 2009 at 3:50 PM

    FJ says:

    Those are really great pants. I want some 😉

  2. March 31st, 2009 at 5:12 PM

    Life In Technicolor. says:

    dude,
    you MADE those pants?!?!? they are epic! zomg. i think the little harness/bondage feel is cool and my fave part is that oversized zipper! its so NOW! :) i wish i could DIY stuff… but i really cant do anything artistic/domestic, besides theatre which i studied. and the fabric looks really good, may i know what u used?
    thanks for dropping by my blog, can we trade links maybe? i like what i see…
    cheers!

    andrea xoxoxx
    Life In Technicolor.

  3. March 31st, 2009 at 7:29 PM

    Victoria C says:

    I am so so impressed! Amazing job girl!
    Are you a ballet dancer btw? Your pictures are always so graceful, I love it xx

  4. March 31st, 2009 at 8:47 PM

    momazpe says:

    you really can wear anything, i love it.
    http://www.moneasywardrobe.com

  5. March 31st, 2009 at 9:02 PM

    styleseeking zurich says:

    you look great in those pants~
    love the zipper detail!
    and i agree, you look always so graceful in your photos!

    MiJi

  6. April 1st, 2009 at 1:17 PM

    Gloria says:

    love the shoes:)
    bisous

  7. April 1st, 2009 at 4:58 PM

    stefanie says:

    wow well done! Looks great!

  8. April 1st, 2009 at 9:01 PM

    phuong says:

    omg, amazing DIY! really great job you did there.. i really like your poses/style and blog mind if i linked you =)? ps;you should try bowling sometime though, it’s really funny and you’re missing out!

  9. April 2nd, 2009 at 1:08 AM

    Ashley says:

    Well done! I adore the pants, and the fact that you crafted them yourself is amazing! Bon travaille!

  10. April 2nd, 2009 at 5:41 AM

    freeteyme says:

    you rock on those pants! btw, i love your poses – so creative!

  11. April 5th, 2009 at 1:27 AM

    Nika says:

    love this look!

  12. April 7th, 2009 at 1:08 AM

    Nina says:

    seriously amazing pants! great job! and i went to otis, too. :)

  13. April 28th, 2009 at 9:14 PM

    twentythirtyforty.net says:

    Can’t believe you made these pants! As I was scrolling through the pictures, all I could think was, “Wow. Those pants are amazing.” I am seriously impressed! Very interested to see the next DIY project!

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