Looks Like I Made It’s Shannon Shorts

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I’m always over-buying fabric. This month I found myself with a surplus of black drill from John Lewis that was too full of potential to stuff in a bag and worry about later. It’s shorts weather and I’ve been wearing my Denim Simple Sew Shannon Shorts every weekend. The sturdy structure of my drill fabric lends itself to another pair, the …

Nel, Nan and Nora’s Palazzo Trousers

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Loose trousers and culottes seem to be dominating my sewing this year! The unusually warm weather that we’ve been experiencing for the last six weeks or so has definitely influenced my sewing choices and I’m enjoying wearing something more comfortable than skinny jeans. The Palazzo Trousers can be found with issue 18 of Sew Now Magazine or direct from Simple …

Gabberdashery’s High Waisted VS Shannon Trousers mashup

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Hello seamstresses! I’m going to start with the ending and a massive spoiler alert… I LOVE THIS MAKE! OK now back to the beginning… I have wanted some high waisted wide legged jeans for ages and I was determined to make them out of Simple Sew patterns so I started with the fabric and was so happy that Doughtys, our …