Tag Archives: trousers

grey trousers revisited

I made these trousers shortly before I started blogging and never posted about having made them as the intention of the blog was to encourage me to make new stuff, rather than talk about old stuff – not that I’ve … Continue reading

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purple trousers revisited

I hadn’t been wearing these trousers lately, as I found them uncomfortable. But I recently started thinking that they might be salvageable. The problem After I wore them a few times, I knew they were uncomfortably snug through the thigh. … Continue reading

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blue drawstring trousers

OK, so trousers haven’t been going super well for me. If you’re keeping count, you’ll know that I have one grey pair (too loose), one purple pair (too tight), and a stripey pair (too not done – though not actually … Continue reading

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zipper indecision

I managed to locate my trouser pattern with a minimum of frustration (woo!), so I’ve cut out the fronts (except for the crotch curve) and backs. I would like to get stitching, but I’m not sure how I want to … Continue reading

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purple trousers

First, some background. One very significant gap in my wardrobe is trousers/pants*, especially of the work-appropriate variety.** Nothing in the stores ever fits, blah, blah, blah. I thought I should begin at the beginning, so I bought the Vogue fitting … Continue reading

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