Wardrobe Padding

I cleaned out my summer scraps from the sewing room the other day – aka. the huge pile of scraps from everything I’ve sewn over the last 3 months! In the process, I finished up some WIPs and sewed some scrap busters. Sewing scraps is almost like tidying, right? First up, a Maria Denmark Day-to-Night … More Wardrobe Padding

Inside-Out Jeans!

One of my Top 5 Goals this year was to get back into sewing pants. I had gained some weight over the summer and outgrown my bajillion pairs of Style Arc Elles… and in a panic before September I’d bought a bunch of RTW pants. Even with darts to add shape, they were just awful … More Inside-Out Jeans!

Pants. Flower pants!

Pants! More pants!  Stretchy, stretchy flower pants! The fabric is a really thin polyester faux-denim, which is definitely not hefty enough to be real denim. Super comfy though – especially because I slashed and spread the whole pants pattern 1” wider in front and back than my previous pants! (Not that you’d know it to … More Pants. Flower pants!

Pants!

Pants! I made pants! It took me months of muslins, and the fit is still far from perfect… but they are totally wearable, and therefore good enough for now!  The pattern I’m using is the Style Arc Elle pant. It’s a pull-on, elastic waist pant made for stretch wovens, which is pretty close to my favourite … More Pants!