7/8 Trousers

7/8 Trousers

Raising trouser hems 7/8 Trousers I’m always on about eco fashion. Two great books to read explaining why we should strive to be as green in our fashion choices as possible are Over Dressed by Elizabeth L Cline and To Die for by Lucy Siegle. On to this...
Patchwork Jeans

Patchwork Jeans

Patchwork jeans tutorial Old pair of jeans This in one of the trends I’ve been a bit slow to connect with. Luxe casual is great, but distressed and tatty? I’m not so sure. Certainly not at first glance anyway. I did a bit of distressing to a pair of...
Adding Stripes to your Trousers

Adding Stripes to your Trousers

Side stripe trouser tutorial The plain black trousers before the make over The best thing about up cycling old clothes is they become new. Sure they may be a bit worn, but stuff that has been lurking in the back of my wardrobe for a while, is now being worn again. I...
Harem Pants with Buttons

Harem Pants with Buttons

How to make harem pants Add buttons to make harem pants Here is another easy way to make harem pants out of existing trousers. I already had these workout pants in my wardrobe. All I did was make a fold to decrease the volume at the hem on the outer leg side of the...
Jodhpurs and Knee Patches, India

Jodhpurs and Knee Patches, India

DIY jodhpurs Original H and M Jodhpur style treggings A couple of posts back I showed how I gave a vintage tweed jacket some elbow patches. These H and M treggings on the right have the distinctive Jodhpur reinforced inner knee area but not the flared hip design. Good...

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