2018 Makes

Ginger Jeans

Pattern Jeans have been a dream make for me for pretty much as long as I've been sewing. I put them on my 2018 Make Nine list to encourage me to get on with making them. I chose the Closet Case Ginger Jeans pattern and opted to make the mid-rise skinny version. I also signed… Continue reading Ginger Jeans

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Ultimate guide to sewing & fitting trousers: review (part 1, Carrie Trousers) 

Earlier this year I had a go at making my first pair of trousers. For all that the construction of trousers is relatively simple, the fitting can be tricky, and it's safe to say it didn't go very well.  In my first attempt at trousers was using the Sew Over It Ultimate Trousers pattern. I… Continue reading Ultimate guide to sewing & fitting trousers: review (part 1, Carrie Trousers)