DIY high waist pants and cropped high low top

With the weather getting cooler and cooler in the evenings, I’m completely in heaven.  I absolutely live for fall and the fabulous fall fashions.I looked in my closet and noticed I had only one pair of wide leg pants, which I happen to love by the way and unfortunately they seemed to fit quite different post baby.  Not quite sure what that’s all about, probably the extra width of my hips which despite working out was probably inevitable.

So I knew a new pair of wide legs were in my future.

This fabric from moodfabrics.com is a must have when making pants that require movement.  It feels amazing, super comfortable and looks very luxe.

The pattern used for these pants was the same pattern I used for these plaid pants, which was from one of my favorite pairs of jeans I ripped up with a few changes:

-Removed the fly
-Added a 4″ waist band
-Added a 9″ side zipper
-Added 3″ to the length

The top was made using a self drafted top which I’m in the process of making available to you for free download. (FYI time management)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pants-DIY
Top-DIY
Heels-Jimmy Choo
Clutch- Bottega Venetta

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14 Comments

  1. September 17, 2015 / 5:57 am

    Love the look! Both the top and pants look great. What fabric did you use for the top?

    • September 17, 2015 / 6:55 pm

      Thank you….the same fabric used for the pants was used for the top.

    • September 17, 2015 / 6:55 pm

      Thank you

    • September 17, 2015 / 6:55 pm

      Thank you so much!

  2. September 17, 2015 / 10:08 am

    Gorgeous outfit, your pants are perfect!

    • September 17, 2015 / 6:56 pm

      Thank you Levone

  3. September 17, 2015 / 6:59 pm

    That fabric looks very luxurious and I bet is cuts and sews very well. I love those pants, a few pair of wide legs are on my ever-growing to-sew list as well! Looking fabulous as usual!

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  4. September 18, 2015 / 1:16 am

    That is so gorgeous! Can't wait for the download!

  5. September 18, 2015 / 11:57 am

    What a beautiful outfit on you! I love every detail of each piece! I have some fine wool Lycra just like this In Navy, I purchased from a boutique fabric store in Sarasota Florida named Pennie Fabrics. If you ever find yourself in Florida near Sarasota, you should stop in and take a look. They have fabulous fabrics I've not seen before and based on your taste in fabrics, I think you'll enjoy yourself! Anyway I love what you've created here so much…I love to make a pair of slacks out of my fabric too! I hope they turn out as nice as yours!

  6. September 18, 2015 / 5:43 pm

    Just Beautiful:) Nikki could you provide a pattern for the pants as well….please!!!!

  7. September 20, 2015 / 7:16 pm

    I love this entire outfit!!!!!! So chic.

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