Tag Archives: sewing trousers

Forest, Trees and BurdaStyle 10/2012 #116

Sewing my way through multiple muslins to fit BurdaStyle 10/2013 #116 was at times very frustrating, but it was also a pretty interesting process.  Interesting now that hindsight has edited out the worst of the swearing and sulking! I have … Continue reading

Posted in fitting, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Stretchy stretchiness

I have just discovered wool ponte and love the stuff.  There is an element of quiet luxary in it’s drape and the softness of the weave.  Very nice. Wool ponte is a fabric I have read about often since discovering … Continue reading

Posted in Sewing | Tagged , , , , , | 35 Comments

Giveaway winners and dance costumes

I blinked and two weeks flashed by.  The green tulle sea has been tamed and our two little mermaids turned briefly into dancing dizzy daffodils. This action picture from our lovely neighbour is a goodie as you can see both … Continue reading

Posted in Sewing | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

BurdaStyle 04-2011-104

My BurdaStyle pants are all calico’d up and ready to check.  No alterations done yet and they are without fly front zipper or pockets. Oh, apologies for the creases – I wore them while setting up for the pictures. Overall … Continue reading

Posted in Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

What do you call them?

Are they pants or trousers to you? It matters very little, I agree, other than when the damned things don’t fit and for me that happens relatively often with RTW.  I haven’t yet made a pair of trou for myself … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments