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 …

Béa ‘s Sewing Adventures Shannon Dress

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The Instagram Takeover Dress The Simple Sew Bloggers team have had a ball during May, taking over the Simple Sew Instagram feed, for Me-Made May. My turn was on Sunday 13th, and I had already planned ahead what I was going to post, but then I changed my mind on the day absolutely on a whim! I’d introduced myself in my first post, wearing one of …

Nel Nan and Nora’s Shannon Collection Trousers and Shorts (x2)

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I’ve had the Shannon pattern since it was included with issue 31 of Love Sewing Magazine (September 2016) and have used the dress and top pattern on a few occasions, which was really quick and easy to make. For some reason I didn’t make the trousers or shorts until very recently, but then having realised how much I like them, …

Fayeraysews’ Shannon Collection Trousers

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I am usually a skinny jeans girl, but the idea of having a pair of well-fitting sailor-style wide legged trousers to stomp around in really piqued my interest; enter Shannon. Trouser fitting is something that I have become quite adept at (out of necessity), and I have a standard set of fit adjustments to account for my long crotch, wide …