Tag Archives: trousers

Tales out of Anchor

The preceding three costume posts were all for the same game, Tales out of Anchor Event 2, held at YHA Langdale in the first week of February. Here you see the finished outfit. My entire character, never mind the outfit, started with the tailcoat, which … Continue reading

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Knee breeches

I made these for Tales out of Anchor, an indoor LARP for which the kit brief is approximately Regency with touches of 1930s China. For the same costume: frilly shirt. * The ultimate ancestor of this pattern is the Sewaholic … Continue reading

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Top 5s of 2015

‘Tis the season! Tis the season for the annual sewing roundup hosted by Gillian at Crafting a Rainbow. Reflections I haven’t sewn as much this year as last year, and I’ve blogged much less. Some of this is for good … Continue reading

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Pink!

I’m not dead! Sewing’s been slow, though, thanks to dentistry – I’ve had three wisdom teeth out in the last month and do not quite trust myself to operate the go-fast-and-stab-things machine when dealing with dental pain and/or dental painkillers. … Continue reading

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MyImage M1253 with red detail

Not much to report here. These are another set of MyImage M1253 trousers, this time nominally view B (the only difference is that the inset panel is plain rather than pleated). In the original only the front leg is pieced; … Continue reading

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Top 5s for 2014: Hits

It’s 18th December already, which is just ridiculous; I’m sure Hallowe’en was only about a fortnight ago. Anyway, it’s time for what has become an annual tradition in le sewing blogosphere – looking back over the year in sewing, and picking out … Continue reading

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Top to bottom: Trousers

After two years of demon-haunted mayhem, the current campaign for my once-a-month LARP club is coming to an end. Come September, we’re kicking off an all-new sword-and-sorcery adventure, which means new characters, which means NEW KIT! My ambition for my new character … Continue reading

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I have run out of trouser jokes

This post is light on photos because black on black is a pain to photograph and also I forgot. Something that initially became clear when I surveyed my me-made wardrobe, and which has become even more obvious during Me-Made May, … Continue reading

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Jeans!

I am one of those people who practically lives in jeans when not at work, and so when my go-to pair of black jeans showed signs of finally giving up the ghost a couple of months ago, it was clear … Continue reading

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Trouser the lot of ’em!

So in the last waistcoat post I mentioned that it had originally been scheduled to blog alongside the matching trousers, but this had not happened because the trousers in question had also not happened. The trousers are another set of … Continue reading

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