July Sew My Style – Lander pants

We shall just gloss over the fact that June’s Sew My Style, the Suki Kimono, is not yet on here shall we? My fabric took over three weeks to arrive and I missed the reveal day which I was cross about. I’m intending to make two of them for Christmas presents – organised I know! However, the urgency for that make has gone. There has been some progress though. The pdf is stuck together and cut out and the fabric for one of them has been cut out. This all took an age – some of those pattern pieces are massive! I have more important makes now, including a shirt for my husband’s birthday. Continue reading

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Simple Sew Lapwing Trousers

Hello again! I’m back with another Simple Sew blog post to show off my new Lapwing trousers. This pattern would make a great first trouser pattern.¬† They are a loose fit so that would be one less thing to worry about. The Lapwing trousers are a casual trouser that have a drawstring waist. If you would like to follow a tutorial to make these you can read this one written by the Wardrobe Architect. Continue reading

Simple Sew’s Palazzo trousers tutorial

Well this is all very exciting and quite a big deal for our little blog because I am a Simple Sew blogger! There are a number of us who have been added to the blogging list¬†(Nelnanandnora, the Wardrobe Architect, Crafty Clyde and Coolarama) and we’re going to share some tutorials of Simple Sew’s patterns. First up for me are these gorgeous wide-legged trousers, or Palazzo trousers. The pattern is available here.

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