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Saturday, November 27, 2010

Separation anxiety



Yesterday I traced the above pattern from Burda Style August. I have wanted knit pants that looked stylish but had the comfort of knit to wear with boots this winter; after seeing this pattern made by Tany I decided to give it a try so I bought from Fabric.com a cut of their Sophia double-knit in black. I'm hoping that the fabric has a nice recovery so that the pants won't bag out at the knees.

If you are wondering at the title...today I left my sewing machine for overdue maintenance. I had to drive 35 min to get to a certified Bernina technician and it will be gone for 7-10 days. I will use my time for doing all the prepwork for the knit pants and Paco's pattern. I keep going back and forth on what fabric to use for the jacket...I'll let you know

5 comments:

  1. I want to make this pattern too! I'll be anxious to see how it goes for you. Hope your fabric behaves!

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  2. Someone once told me to take my machine to get serviced when I go on holidays. Makes sense, but I always seem to be sewing till the last minute before I go away! Good luck with the separation anxiety!

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  3. I bought the Sophia double knit to make jeggings, but when it came it was a lighter weight than I expected for a "double knit". That looks like a great pants pattern.

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  4. I have never had my machine serviced because I can't live without it. You are a strong woman.

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  5. I used a knit fabric with little stretch for the blue and the blach knit versions of these pants, and the knit holds its shape without bagging... Hope you get the same resuts!

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