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Audrey Capri Pants #2

Pattern: Ottobre 3/2009 Audrey Capri Pants #17 Fabric:  Cotton twill, less than a yard Fabric Price: ~$4.60
Size: 116cm graded to 104cm waist and 122cm length Child's Age: 7
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This was my second attempt at these pants.  The first ones I made were nice and fitted until you got to the waist and then they were just too small.  The side zipper couldn't even be zipped all the way up.  Interestingly enough, this did not deter Monkey Pants from wearing them for two weeks straight anyway.
This time, to deal with her other-worldly proportions, I traced out a new pattern using size 116cm and grading the waist down to the 104cm size, I think, as well as making them an inch longer to about the 122cm size.  I also bought the correct invisible zipper in a matching color! This is pretty serious for me.  In addition to the first pants attempt turning out too tight around the w…