If you have followed my blog for a little while, you know that I occasionally sew, too.
Last weekend I wanted to finally tackle my current grand project – a new pair of Jeans. The last attempt (which, to be fair, was only a muslin made from an old bedsheet) didn’t work out too well. I really should know by now that it’s always a size down in sewing patterns, not up … so this is two sizes too big.
And while this is probably the technically best pair of trousers I’ve made so far, doubt settled in. Is this really the pattern I want? Isn’t it a bit high-waisted for my waist-less midriff?
So now I have to cut out a new pattern, and start over. That was too much for me to stomach last week, so instead I made this:
I generally like the pattern, and will make it again, but with a few tiny changes.
As you can see, there’s not a lot in terms of gather under the inset, I’d like that a bit more ruffly. And the arms were a bit tight for me, so I’ll lower the scythes about an inch.
I’m also not too convinced by the the gaping neck … any suggestions? Maybe it’s just the fabric, and I should have put some interfacing (which the pattern doesn’t call for) on the plackets?