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I have a pair of brown pants that I purchased today at a thrift store, however, they are too small (I am very thin).  I cannot return them, but do you have any suggestions on what I can turn the pants into?

You can try to make a skirt out of them, but my guess is that will be difficult if they are too small.  The best option may be to make a purse out of them.  If you google 'pants purse' you will find videos and images that give you some great ideas and how to.

Good luck!  

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Suzette Pare


I have a website called The site allows a woman to enter a few basic measurements and create a virtual (3D) model of their body. The purpose of the site is to give them visual information as to what is right and not right for their body type. I can answer any questions pertaining to body type, style, color analysis, and what is right for each body type.


I have been a costume designer for over 25 years. I am credited as a designer in over 150 shows, including film, gaming, and theater. As I grew in my craft, I discovered that I had an eye for what type of garment is good for the female body, how each body type looks different the same garment, and how easy it is to create 'rules' to follow to always look as pulled together as possible while maintaining an individual sense of style.

High school graduate Private classes in: Make-up, wig design, sewing, pattern making, cutting, millinery, design, rendering, and fabric enhancement.

Awards and Honors
Nominate seven times for the prestigious Carbonell Award in South Florida as best costume designer. Winner of one Carbonell Award.

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