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From a sweater
Made this pants with an XL sweater that my sister was not using any more.

Posted by Maria from Houston, Texas, United States • Published See Maria's 97 projects »
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  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut under the collar.

  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Optional. Cut the bottom band. I thought I was going to need it for the waist band but didn't.

  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 3
    Step 3

    I cut the pocket out. Left some pieces of it to make patches on the sweatpants.

  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the sweater in half and cut straight down.

  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 5
    Step 5

    unfold the two pieces, place the two right sides facing each other and sew the U shape.

  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 6
    Step 6

    sew the extra fabric around to make the patches.

  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 7
    Step 7

    I didn't want my sweatpants to be flare so I used some skinny jeans as pattern to make them fit better and I cut leaving an inch of seam allowance on the sides

  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 8
    Step 8

    sew the sides of the pants. on the wrong sides

  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fold about an inch inward for the waist band and use the string from the hoodie.

  • How to make sweatpants. Sweatpants  - Step 10
    Step 10

    cut two small wholes on the front of the pants to pull out the string and you are done.

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