Tag Archives: fitting trousers


Before throwing myself into the next Big Trouser Thing, I thought a top or two would be in order. I fancy a knit and am currently drawn to draped / wrapped designs for some reason, so it’ll probably be one … Continue reading

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The clocks ‘fall’ back early tomorrow morning so these are autumnal trousers. The fabric is twice the weight of the linen I used in the last pair of pants, but I needed to make the same adjustments again to cater … Continue reading

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Well what d’ya know!

Will you look at that!  Lookie look look look. Those are my skinnies – BurdaStyle 2012/10/116.  Finished.  Passable fit?  Hell yes and I am very, very pleased with myself. Picture quality is OK (just) …. sorry …. but I guess … Continue reading

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A Dollop of Pants Perspective

Need I say more about crotch fit?

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Finished Object BS 04-2011-104

BurdaStyle 04-2011-104 are finished and they’re not too bad really given the last few speed bumps encountered en route. I’m pretty happy with the fit at the back.  Even creased from an afternoons wear they hang nicely enough I think.  … Continue reading

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Trousers and the piles in the corner

The third and final muslin for BS 04-2011-104 is done and I am happy enough with the fit.  I won’t picture it here because I’m sick of the sight of it and its not really much different from the last … Continue reading

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Trouser muslin #2

Winter is well and truly here and my sewing room is snug, perfect for avoiding housework and other chores.  As is mucking about with crotch alterations apparently.  I really really need to get cleaning.  Soon. Consequently my muslin has been … Continue reading

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