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The Sasha Trousers

The Sasha Trousers

Sewing the ultimate pair of trousers is like the sewist's Holy Grail. We're searching for that perfect combination of fit and style, and hoping the next sewing pattern we try will be our new 'tnt' - 'tried'n'true'. Something we'll go back to again and again. When I sew trousers, the most important thing for me [...]

Papercut Nagoya Pants

Papercut Nagoya Pants

This time last year I don't think I would even have considered wide-leg trousers, but as usual, my insta-sewing feed fills up with a style and suddenly it doesn't seem so crazy any more. I purchased the pattern for Papercut's Nagoya Pants just before Christmas, and in the lazy week between Christmas and New Year [...]

Tamarack take two: Knit version

Tamarack take two: Knit version

Though the Tamarack Jacket I made a few weeks ago was deemed successful, I hadn't intended to make another one quite so soon. Seriously, who needs more that one quilted jacket in their wardrobe? But I had just purchased some burgundy sweat-shirting fabric, with the intention of yet another comfy winter dress, when this vision just appeared [...]