Purple Persuassion

I think I’m stuck in a pattern rut. I can’t seem to pick a new pattern to make. I’ve made Thurlows again! I feel the need to apologize or shout that “Yes, I know I suck”. But damn it, when you find something you like and you’re not half bad at making it, well you know.

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The only exciting thing about these Thurlows is that they’re shorts. *gasp* I know right!?! Same boring Thurlows for a 3rd time now. They’re even made from the same fabric as my first pair. I had just enough to squeeze these out. Hopefully these last longer. I’m still pissed about the whole pocket debacle.

I don’t really have too much more to say that I haven’t said before. I took 1″ from the front and back. Lopped it right off the top and slid the pocket markings down. I used my usual crotch curve markings (Still weird to share that. You don’t normally talk crotch with people.)

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I used some leftover cotton you might recognize from my first Colette Sorbetto. I wished I would have used a heavier interfacing in the waistband. This fabric doesn’t have a lot of structure so the waist band kinda collapses when worn. My shirt lays over it so you don’t notice it but I know it’s there!

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Hmm…lots of cat hair in that pic. Something I didn’t mention on my denim Thurlows is that I work the belt loops into the waistband. I don’t like adding them last and they just look like crap. This was my easy fix.

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Again no back back pockets. I thought of making some sort of pocket flap for faux pockets but I really wanted to wear them so I said screw it.

I would love to say that the next post isn’t going to be more pants (shorts in this case) but I plan on cutting fabric for Jamie Jeans from Named today. I might get mad at them when I’m sewing so maybe I’ll throw a shirt in there. I’ve been trying really hard to work from fabrics I’ve had in my stash. Hence, leftover purple and frames fabric. I’m sure there’s a few shirt’s worth of fabric lurking in there somewhere.

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