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Comfortable Sleek Pants

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Get all the comfort of elastic-waist pants without the baggy style, with this article from Threads #180 (August/September 2015) by Sandra Miller.

I've been sewing elastic-waist pants for years because of their comfort and ease of construction. I've talked to many women who share my feelings, but some worry that a pull-on style might be baggy and unfitted, so I've devised a method for an alternative look. The elastic remains, so you don't have to sacrifice comfort for a svelte waistline.

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