These are the quickest pair of pants I have ever made! I only spent about 15 minutes on them, it would have been less but I made a mistake pinning the waistband and had to redo it. Next time I think they will be 10 minute pants!!
The best part is that I only had to sew 2 sides, the shirt cuffs are the hem for the pants.
I found this men's XL waffle orange shirt at a thrift store when I was looking for shirts for Peanut Butter's halloween costume. When I saw the sleeves I knew they were going to be the legs for a refashioned pair of pants.
I took a pair of pants that are a little bit big and laid them out on the sleeves. I cut around the pants, a little bigger on the crotch side and about the same size on the top. (These pants have a very long crotch and I have to fold the pants over twice.)
Once the pants were cut I pinned the right sides together and sewed the crotch seam using a zig zag stitch. Then I made a pocket for the elastic and fed the elastic through and sewed up the opening.
It couldn't be any easier!
He still needs the top folded over, but in a few months they will fit perfectly!
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