I used a Liberty Jane pattern to make these jeans. I added the monogram on the back pocket for my granddaughter Rose’s doll. (Now I wonder if there might be a market for monogrammed jeans!) They have regular front and back working pockets, are made with new denim (this isn’t a recycling project) and they’re have the deep gold colored double needle topstitching in all the expected places. You can see that line of single topstitching in the rear view that suggests a little of the yoke that distinguishes jeans from plain denim pants. The jeans are actually held up by elastic so little hands can pull them on and off. And oh my gosh, they’re just so cute!
*A Person Who Will Remain Nameless was checking out my new camera and wanted to know why I had taken so many pictures of an American Girl doll’s butt. Didn’t notice the darling jeans I had sewn, just thought I had turned into some kind of doll pervert. Good grief.
After I voted, here’s what I workied on: New Look pattern A6306 includes a view featuring decorative buttons . It was a no-brainer to use this trim little classic vest as a a stashbuster for my collection. Delicious chocolately brown satin for the lining and back will make for a neutral yet tactile piece that I’ll wear a lot!
I cut, lined and sewed the buttons on the vest before Election Day and finished up just in time to do my civic duty.
Next, I invite you to visit a wonderful blog at http://www.afashionablestitch.com.
She’s got great ideas on how to get your wardrobe working for you!
Just realized I never got a finished view posted here. Ta-da! This is where I either go into a long blather about all the mistakes I made or just shut up and let you enjoy the peek! The sequin-collar chiffon blouse came from Lane Bryant.