Ok, so they are not really clown pants. They appear to be somewhat cute little boy pants when they are innocently hanging on the wall there.
These are the Treasure Pocket Pants from the book Sewing For Boys. This is the third pattern I've made from the book, and like the others, this was a GREAT pattern. (Just make sure you check out the pattern update here if you try it.) So many great finishing details like the faux fly and hem facings. All while keeping in mind what a little boy would like- lots of easy to access pocket space for little boy belongings.
The problem is that I cut them a size too big, and Hendrix looks like he's wearing harem pants/ MC Hammer pants/ chef pants/ mall rat JNCO's. (anyone?)
He really loved wearing them, they just look a bit too goofy for me to stomach taking them out into the world. Of course, that's much better than making them too small, I was just really excited about him wearing these right now. And this almost-3-year-old just keeps outgrowing everything, so maybe it won't be too long after all.
It's a funny thing making clothes for your kids. Sometimes I don't know what I enjoy about it more, the process itself, or getting to see them wear it... maybe the process here served me well enough and I don't need him to wear them that bad. Unless he just really wants to take up sagging.