Monday, September 8, 2014


You know what's heartbreaking?  Hand-sewing about 55% of a pair of trousers, including side seam pockets, and then realizing that they are about 4" too large for their intended wearer in all areas except the waist.  Carpenter jeans: not a good Regency look.

Actually it was more super-annoying than heartbreaking, because taking out backstitch without a seam ripper (I can never find one when I want one) is a whole lot slower than ripping out machine stitching.  Ah well...they should fit now.  Once I finally put them back together, that is.

1 comment:

  1. Fabulous blog. Enjoyed reading and then I read this... and I loved it. Been there and ripped out many a seam. Following your