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How-to Bellbottom Pants

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Measure the Panel Fabric
How to make Bell Bottom Pants

How to make Bell Bottom Pants

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You will need a panel that tapers down to about 2" at the top. A good finished width for the bottom of your panel is between 3"-6". This picture shows a bottom width of 6.5", which includes a 1/2" for seam allowance.

Measure the height of your opened seam on your pants, and add two inches.

Don't feel limited by one kind of fabric. You can patch together lots of pieces of fabric to create your panels, or even cut up another pair of jeans to make matching denim panels. Once you have cut your two panels, we can stitch them in.

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