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Sunday, 10 January 2010

Lined olive wool trousers completed.

Lined olive wool trousers completed. These are the first item in the 'Botanical Gardens' SWAP 2010 collection.
I've used a back invisible zip and they are lined from the bottom of the facing in grey green striped polycotton. I will see how that feels to wear. hopefully a bit more of a comfy version of wearing PJ pants under trousers when its cold LOL.

The lining fabric was originally pale blue. I bought it to make PJs for DH. He said 'Yuk stripes' and I thought 'yuk pale blue' and dyed the fabric with green dye hoping to get a teal or aqua colour. Sadly I actually got an uneven murky greyed green. But that's fine for lining and although these trousers are heavy I hope they will be comfortable to wear


4 comments:

Nancy W. said...

They say that imitation is the best form of flattery.

I'm sure you will finish yours before I do as the doctor has put me on strict orders of "no sewing"! This just doesn't seem right.

RuthieK said...

Oh Nancy, I am sorry to hear that, and hope you will heal quickly.

gwensews said...

I LOVE olive green and have a lot of it in my wardrobe. Great, lined pants. Sew on!

Jenni said...

Those look really good and very cosy for the current cold weather.