Saturday, August 10, 2013

It turns out to be very easy being green

The Sewing Lawyer doesn't wear a lot of green.  At least the greens that tend to get worn around here are more at the blue end.  But I'll be wearing it a bit more this summer, recently having created a pair of cropped jeans (Jalie 2908) in a busy green print.

It is a glorious day and I decided to take my auto-photo outside in the very green of our back yard.  Pardon me for squinting.

From that distance you can't sufficiently admire the print on the very stretchy stuff (lurking deep in stash) I used for these.


Here's a closer view, with my shirt (RTW lime green embroidered and beaded linen, if you please) tucked in so you can see ... well, not much more.

All right then, here's some extreme close up photos.

A view of the front is at right, showing the quilting cotton print I used inside the fly, pockets and waistband.


And the back.  So you can admire the vanishing pockets.

You may call The Sewing Lawyer crazy for cutting these out single layer so the print is mirrored, and matching it at the side seams and pockets.

Despite the thin inner waistband, the entire thing was too thick for either my Pfaff or my Featherweight (with buttonhole attachment) to cope with, so I hammered in a snap.

Everything, down to the zipper and thread, from stash.  Yay for "free" clothes!

16 comments:

  1. Beautifully made! Love the inside detail, and the colour is delightful...well done on this 'free' outfit...J

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  2. These are adorable - so fresh and summery! Totally agree with Judith on cute inside detail.

    Karen

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  3. Very spring/summer like. And yay for the stash!

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  4. Very nice! I love the colors, and the fit!

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  5. They are very fashionable trousers for deep lurking stash! The pattern mirroring is terrific, and must be very satisfying every time you see it,I love secret details in custom clothes.

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  6. Very nice outfit and the fit is perfect!

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  7. These are cute and I love the shot in the backyard!

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  8. Very impressive pattern matching and mirroring. I'm usually too lazy to do that! You just look summery!

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  9. I sure do enjoy a peek at perfection. Well done! And you look great in your green outfit in your very green yard.

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  10. I love the green (I've just got into green recently asa well:)). I do think your contrasting but blending touches on waistband, fly shield and pockets are so beautifully done.

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  11. Wow this is a cool outfit and green is my favorite color so you had me at green :)

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  12. You look lovely in all your green splendor! What designer details you've added to those pants, wow. Thanks for sharing!

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  13. Love love love the jeans! Well done!!

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  14. I love these! What fab fabric!

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  15. You do nice work Sewing Lawyer. I like your attention to detail!

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  16. Love the secret stripes! Beautiful work.

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