Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Next up: Pinstriped dress pants

Last Thursday was my birthday, so I am now 28. Oh snap, I'm so old! My parents got me an awesome food processor and Andrew got me this Le Creuset casserole. I am very excited by both! 
 The downstairs neighbors were nice enough to watch t-rex while we were in New Orleans. Same colors, but different sizes...
 This is the fabric for my pants. It's a navy "superfine" suiting that I bought at Discount Textile Outlet.
 This is my pattern: Vogue 1051. Making these pants has been boring and a pain in the butt. There are four welt pockets.
They are nearly complete, but I just organized all of my sewing stuff and realized that I have no pants closures. Grr. I do not feel like driving to Jo-Ann today, since I just went yesterday to get more navy thread.

I didn't make a muslin, so we shall see if they look great or horrifying!

3 comments:

  1. You will love cooking with the le creuset casserole, I had one and loved it. I really like the neighbor dog...hmmm a coon hound, I might want to add one of those to my pack...someday! The pants patterns is really nice and should look great in that fabric you're using.

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  2. Happy birthday! Le Creuset are great - just don't use any metal spoons or anything on them as this leaves a mark (speaking from experience here...!)

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  3. I feel like the worst friend ever. I've been so wrapped up in insanity lately that I didn't wish you a happy birthday! D: I'm sorry D: D: D:

    I'm so happy you have a food processor. I was so close to buying you a cheap one last year!

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