Cropped Flares

Isn’t it funny how you change your ideas about a particular style? I’ve never been one for short trousers, preferring them to be super long and sweep the ground if anything, yet here I am lusting after all the variations of cropped trousers currently showing.  My first foray was a pair of black linen culottes […]

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Finished – Black Stretch Capris!

I finished off the black stretch capris that I made on my perfect rainy day inside sewing.  They just needed hemming and a button – the very things that I find most difficult to do.  That problem is all in the head of course! They’re a bit so-so, and I blame the fabric.  I think […]

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It’s Such a Perfect Day…

It’s raining outside… …and I’m at home,alone,with a miserable cold. The perfect excuse for some quality time indoors!    I had to show you this one – I first tried them on backwards!!The funny thing is they almost fit me that way!And yes, I know, lunchtime in my pyjamas… The front at the front, is […]

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Trousers – Wide or Narrow Leg?

Are you a wide-leg trouser fan, or are narrow legs more your thing?  I’ve always felt more comfortable in straight or narrow legs, and have never really been a wide-leg-trouser person.  I tried some on once (actually they were pyjamas!) and they looked alright, but I’ve never owned a pair as they always seemed so […]

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Finished – City Cargoes!

During the RTW Tailoring Sewalong I started suffering from “jacketitis”, and the only cure for this is to make something completely random and unplanned, so I whipped up these trousers from stash.  “Whip up” being a bit of a lie, as they had six pockets – two of them requiring unpicking precision stitching! Plus the fit […]

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