Making Stuff: Skinny Slacks for Big Brother {Men’s Pants Refashion}

by This is Carrie on December 9, 2011

Since the advent of the Slim Slack refashioning tutorial, I just can’t bear to buy boys pants (other than jeans) off the rack anymore.  The selection of men’s pants at the thrift store is always so amazing, I think I have a stack of a half dozen pairs just waiting to get attacked with scissors.

I fell in love with the pattern on these old, men’s, polyester slacks and the price tag: $1.99 at my local thrift store.


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KP December 9, 2011 at 4:32 pm

I will pay good money for a couple pair!!!!


megan December 9, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Our local thrift stores are pathetic, and way overcharge for used clothing. Love how these pants turned out though. Too cute!


jonita mortensen Reply:

Putting in the front fly would stop me from trying to do boy’s pants.


Aimee December 10, 2011 at 5:41 pm

Cutest. Pants. EVER. I love little boys in slim pants! And these are downright stylin’.


Susan C December 11, 2011 at 7:12 am

These pants are so cute. I wish I had boys so I could try out the pattern.


Dennis May 31, 2012 at 12:28 pm

Found you site today and i love the pants. I decided i wanted to learn how to sew so I could make my boys slacks. I had the idea to use thrift store pants (thats where i get mine) and you already did the hard part for me! thanks so much!


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