Added Aug 2, 2011
These trousers are made using Simplicity 3688, a re-released pattern originally from 1941. I made them in a lightweight navy wool. What a fabulous pattern! I really enjoyed sewing these up (despite being slightly confused about which pant legs to sew together—does anyone else get graphically challenged with trousers??)
I paired these trousers with a vintage-inspired Fair Isle sweater from my favourite store, Ness
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
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