Mimi-G Simplicity 8749 Trousers

Mimi-G Simplicity 8749 Trousers

This month I made Simplicity 8749 trousers for another Minerva Crafts Blogger Network* (“MCBN”) post. You can read about the project and the beautiful fabric on the MCBN website here, and I thought I’d give you a bit more detail here about my approach to fitting the trousers in this post.

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Hollyburn skirt

Hollyburn skirt

I think I’m really starting to see the benefits of trying to stick to patterns and fabrics which are relevant to my lifestyle and represent the way I’d like to dress, if RTW tended to fit me better!

I’ve seen lots of lovely versions of the Hollyburn skirt on the blogosphere, and none that made me wrinkle up my nose the way I do sometimes when I think I like a pattern and then see something about it that puts me off! In fact, every version I saw seemed to be really flattering. I was sold!

Here’s my version:

  

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