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Wet cat having a bath on my cashmere at Ames jeans pattern tissue. #catsofinstagram #cashmerettemakes #cashmerettepatterns #sewingfriends #lovesewing #lovetosew #amesjeans
Me-made top ✔️
Me-made cardigan ✔️
Me-made jeans ✔️
Me-made ready to slay this gd Monday morning face ✔️
#simplicity2365 @simplicity_creative_group #blackwoodcardigan @helens__closet #amesjeans @cashmerette #sewist #sewistsofinstagram #makeyourown #sewyourown #sewyourownclothes #boisesews #idahosews #sewingforselfcare
Pattern pieces for the #CashmerettePatterns #amesjeans are all traced out @mayfieldfabric QUESTION: 1. Where do you guys find muslin for jeans? Do you use cotton with stretch in it or just buy the denim you will end up using? 2. Do anybody esle make a list of the pattern pieces and mark them off as you go 🤣🤣 #plussizesewing  #sewingplans #ilovetosew #memadegarments #sewingprojects #sewing #diystyle #sewingvlogger #sewersofinstagram #imakemyownclothes #youtubeseamstress #memadestyle #sewcialists #sewingistherapy #sewcial #sewnistas #sewingfun #sewingtools #shesews  #makersgonnamake #rtwfast2018 #sewingcreative
Pattern pieces for the #CashmerettePatterns  #amesjeans  are all traced out @mayfieldfabric QUESTION: 1. Where do you guys find muslin for jeans? Do you use cotton with stretch in it or just buy the denim you will end up using? 2. Do anybody esle make a list of the pattern pieces and mark them off as you go 🤣🤣 #plussizesewing  #sewingplans  #ilovetosew  #memadegarments  #sewingprojects  #sewing  #diystyle  #sewingvlogger  #sewersofinstagram  #imakemyownclothes  #youtubeseamstress  #memadestyle  #sewcialists  #sewingistherapy  #sewcial  #sewnistas  #sewingfun  #sewingtools  #shesews  #makersgonnamake  #rtwfast2018  #sewingcreative 
I sewed up my second pair of #AmesJeans in a lightweight stretch twill. I’m ready to tweak the fit and make a third. #thenimblethimbleportchesterny #dartmouthtop #cscmakes
My #sewsaturday2018 fabric haul from @backstitchshop . Some of the amazing @atelierbrunette dazzle night snuggly sweatshirt, gorgeous blackest black stretch denim to attempt my first #amesjeans and L spotted this Michael Miller remnant called ‘to the moon and back’ so we had to buy that to make her and O some very special pyjama bottoms
My #sewsaturday2018  fabric haul from @backstitchshop . Some of the amazing @atelierbrunette dazzle night snuggly sweatshirt, gorgeous blackest black stretch denim to attempt my first #amesjeans  and L spotted this Michael Miller remnant called ‘to the moon and back’ so we had to buy that to make her and O some very special pyjama bottoms
I’ve been wanting olive jeans, and I found this lightweight twill at @thenimblethimbleportchesterny #amesjeans
I’ve been wanting olive jeans, and I found this lightweight twill at @thenimblethimbleportchesterny #amesjeans 
#sewphotohop day 30: What's next?
After taking off nearly the entire month of September to regroup, I think I'm ready to get back to machines. The #quadrajeans that thread theory launched are going to be perfect for @willtubaforfood and I'm looking forward to making myself a pair of #landerpants and #amesjeans 
Stay tuned 😁
#sewphotohop  day 30: What's next? After taking off nearly the entire month of September to regroup, I think I'm ready to get back to machines. The #quadrajeans  that thread theory launched are going to be perfect for @willtubaforfood and I'm looking forward to making myself a pair of #landerpants  and #amesjeans  Stay tuned 😁
#ootd @deer_and_doe_patterns #nenupharjacket in silk noil and @cashmerette #amesjeans.  Bacardi approves.  #sewing#imademyclothes #memadeeveryday
Help! I’ve been wanting to make my own jeans for a while and the #amesjeans from @cashmerette are the perfect pattern, but I want bell bottoms. Does anyone know how to hack the pattern for bell bottoms?? I’m lost. #sewing #sewyourownclothes #cashmerettepatterns
Help! I’ve been wanting to make my own jeans for a while and the #amesjeans  from @cashmerette are the perfect pattern, but I want bell bottoms. Does anyone know how to hack the pattern for bell bottoms?? I’m lost. #sewing  #sewyourownclothes  #cashmerettepatterns 
Working on my second pair of @cashmerette #amesjeans, with many more to come.  #conemillsdenim from @shoplamercerie  and #libertytanalawn lining!  #sewing #selfsewnwardrobe #jeansmaking #curvysewing
I've just got the Ames jeans pattern back in stock as well as listing a bunch of bolt end remnants. Today I'm spending with my family and trying to refashion a size 18 prom dress into a size 10 outfit, fit for a mermaid. I'll be sharing some progress snaps in stories if you're curious.
#amesjeans #cashmerettepatterns #cashmerette #sewingjeans
I've just got the Ames jeans pattern back in stock as well as listing a bunch of bolt end remnants. Today I'm spending with my family and trying to refashion a size 18 prom dress into a size 10 outfit, fit for a mermaid. I'll be sharing some progress snaps in stories if you're curious. #amesjeans  #cashmerettepatterns  #cashmerette  #sewingjeans 
Comfortable and confident. Can’t ask for more from my clothes. #ddmelilot #cashmerettepatterns #amesjeans #sewwithstitch #imakemyownclothes
Learning my sketch app by practicing drawing what I wore yesterday 
#robertscollection #amesjeans #mybodymodel
#sewphotohop - wardrobe essentials. Definitely jeans. No wardrobe is complete without them. These are the @cashmerette #amesjeans. This outfit is all me made, a @1_puddlelane_patterns #MRT and a @rebeccajpage #circlecardie. All fabrics from @lushfabricsaustralia except for the denim, which was from @spotlightstores .
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#handmade #toowoombasews #isew #sewsewsew #madebyme #madebyhand #handmadejeans #lovetosew
Yesterday morning I decided I didn't want to wear a plain ol' Target t-shirt to see my husband's grandparents... Today. For various reasons* I have no nice tops in my wardrobe, so it became a race against the clock to make something. 
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Cue a @spotlightstores visit for this drapey spotted #tencel, @officeworks online submission then in-store pick-up for the @cashmerette #MontroseTop pattern (plan printing 🙌), pre-washing my fabric (of course), and eagerly awaiting the kids' bedtime so I could get crafting. A productive night, completed almost the whole thing, then finished hemming it about 20 minutes before we left this morning. I'm amazed and very, very pleased with how quickly this pattern goes together.
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Considering I didn't do a muslin and have never made this one before (or any woven Cashmerette tops) I'm fairly happy with the fit. It's a little tight in some places depending on how I move (mostly upper chest if I push my shoulders back, and arms when I take it off, but that may be my fault or the fabric's fault, not necessarily the pattern). But it's definitely wearable, and 1000x more polished than every other top in my wardrobe. I also wore it with my #amesjeans (well, #amestrousers because they're cotton sateen not denim) because #handmade ! 
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*I haven't made or worn a woven shirt in over 4 years thanks to pregnancy, nursing, weight gain, having a large bust anyway, and priorities. I also don't like buying clothes and know that store-bought tops almost always fit this busty lady badly. But I'm done having babies, I'm no longer nursing, I've found the holy grail of busty/curvy and plus-size sewing pattern companies (@cashmerette), and I'm starting to prioritise myself a little more these days. So maybe a few more of these will make their way into my wardrobe 😊
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One day I will have a mirror in my dressing area. Today is not that day 🤷 please excuse the #bathroomselfie
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#handmadewithlove #handmade #blue #white #spot #polkadots #sew #sewingforadults #sewing #yesimadethis #handmadewardrobe
Yesterday morning I decided I didn't want to wear a plain ol' Target t-shirt to see my husband's grandparents... Today. For various reasons* I have no nice tops in my wardrobe, so it became a race against the clock to make something. _ Cue a @spotlightstores visit for this drapey spotted #tencel , @officeworks online submission then in-store pick-up for the @cashmerette #MontroseTop  pattern (plan printing 🙌), pre-washing my fabric (of course), and eagerly awaiting the kids' bedtime so I could get crafting. A productive night, completed almost the whole thing, then finished hemming it about 20 minutes before we left this morning. I'm amazed and very, very pleased with how quickly this pattern goes together. _ Considering I didn't do a muslin and have never made this one before (or any woven Cashmerette tops) I'm fairly happy with the fit. It's a little tight in some places depending on how I move (mostly upper chest if I push my shoulders back, and arms when I take it off, but that may be my fault or the fabric's fault, not necessarily the pattern). But it's definitely wearable, and 1000x more polished than every other top in my wardrobe. I also wore it with my #amesjeans  (well, #amestrousers  because they're cotton sateen not denim) because #handmade  ! _ *I haven't made or worn a woven shirt in over 4 years thanks to pregnancy, nursing, weight gain, having a large bust anyway, and priorities. I also don't like buying clothes and know that store-bought tops almost always fit this busty lady badly. But I'm done having babies, I'm no longer nursing, I've found the holy grail of busty/curvy and plus-size sewing pattern companies (@cashmerette), and I'm starting to prioritise myself a little more these days. So maybe a few more of these will make their way into my wardrobe 😊 _ One day I will have a mirror in my dressing area. Today is not that day 🤷 please excuse the #bathroomselfie  _ #handmadewithlove  #handmade  #blue  #white  #spot  #polkadots  #sew  #sewingforadults  #sewing  #yesimadethis  #handmadewardrobe 
Working on my next pair of jeans. This time the #amesjeans from #cashmerettepatterns . Am loving my patch from @mademarioncraft
New patterns now in stock from @cashmerette. Sizes 12-28 and up to cup size H. 
#ipswichswimsuit #amesjeans #rivermontdress #lenoxshirtdress #concordtshirt #plussizepatterns #stitchesseattle
#sewphotohop Day 3, all in one or separates: if you had asked me last year, when I was living in Bangkok, I would have said all on one, as summer dresses rule in the heat. But now that I’m on Vermont, I’m having fun with layering and mixing and matching separates, as evidenced by this Me Made May photo. (From left, #turnerdress + #estellepontejacket , #harrisonshirt + #seamworkastoria + #sewingarielle , #amesjeans + #classicshirtpattern + #jennacardi ) #memadecombo #handmadewardrobe #sewcialists #makersgonnamake #vermontsews #memade #ilovesewing #memadeeveryday #memadeoutfit #sewphotohop2018
#sewphotohop  Day 3, all in one or separates: if you had asked me last year, when I was living in Bangkok, I would have said all on one, as summer dresses rule in the heat. But now that I’m on Vermont, I’m having fun with layering and mixing and matching separates, as evidenced by this Me Made May photo. (From left, #turnerdress  + #estellepontejacket  , #harrisonshirt  + #seamworkastoria  + #sewingarielle  , #amesjeans  + #classicshirtpattern  + #jennacardi  ) #memadecombo  #handmadewardrobe  #sewcialists  #makersgonnamake  #vermontsews  #memade  #ilovesewing  #memadeeveryday  #memadeoutfit  #sewphotohop2018 
I made jeans! Eeee! I wasn't brave enough on my own but the jeans class at @drygoodsdesign got me 85% there. This weekend I finished the waistband topstitching, hem, button, and rivets. (Rivets are fun. Gleeful hammering. Bam bam bam!) Then I bought fabric for 2 more pairs. I'll diagnose the fit later...for now I'm just excited to have made jeans, enjoyed every step, and had a comfy result. So satisfying. Look forward to many more pictures of my butt. Thanks to @cashmerette for making a hip-friendly jeans pattern!  #literallyriveting #jeansmaking #cscmakes #curvysewingcollective #seattlesews #cashmerettepatterns #amesjeans #sewingcat #buttselfie #sewcialists
I made jeans! Eeee! I wasn't brave enough on my own but the jeans class at @drygoodsdesign got me 85% there. This weekend I finished the waistband topstitching, hem, button, and rivets. (Rivets are fun. Gleeful hammering. Bam bam bam!) Then I bought fabric for 2 more pairs. I'll diagnose the fit later...for now I'm just excited to have made jeans, enjoyed every step, and had a comfy result. So satisfying. Look forward to many more pictures of my butt. Thanks to @cashmerette for making a hip-friendly jeans pattern! #literallyriveting  #jeansmaking  #cscmakes  #curvysewingcollective  #seattlesews  #cashmerettepatterns  #amesjeans  #sewingcat  #buttselfie  #sewcialists 
Tired of not being able to find hiking pants that fit, so layered up my #jubashorts (tweaked to fit well this summer) and some pull on pants I like, and going to see if I can hack some out. Starting with a muslin in soft quilting cotton. If they turn out I can use them as pj pants. Going to also use my straight leg #amesjeans legs as a reference.
Tired of not being able to find hiking pants that fit, so layered up my #jubashorts  (tweaked to fit well this summer) and some pull on pants I like, and going to see if I can hack some out. Starting with a muslin in soft quilting cotton. If they turn out I can use them as pj pants. Going to also use my straight leg #amesjeans  legs as a reference.
Last minute pre-holiday sewing using #amesjeans off-cuts and a snippet of #naniiro
#makenine update: I have managed to make three of the planned patterns. I successfully made #amesjeans and I made an #uptondress both from #cashmerette. I also made the #dartmouthtop but I didn't like it. Nothing wrong with the pattern, it just wasn't "me". I bought a swimming costume so that is now ditched. I currently have changed my mind about the #tillyandthebuttons #cleodress and might stick with the one I have. I have made other things in between. Am still hoping to make at least 5 off my list!
#makenine  update: I have managed to make three of the planned patterns. I successfully made #amesjeans  and I made an #uptondress  both from #cashmerette . I also made the #dartmouthtop  but I didn't like it. Nothing wrong with the pattern, it just wasn't "me". I bought a swimming costume so that is now ditched. I currently have changed my mind about the #tillyandthebuttons  #cleodress  and might stick with the one I have. I have made other things in between. Am still hoping to make at least 5 off my list!
The top is @inthefolds #collinstop made from random scraps around the house. Love the shape and construction but must remember to use the same fabric for the low back piece unless I want everyone looking at my at my butt. Which is very cute in my @cashmerette #amesjeans. Will definitely be making the top again, lengthening the front an inch or so and reducing the armscye by a couple inches. I’m also planning on making the sleeved version. This pattern has so many options!
The top is @inthefolds #collinstop  made from random scraps around the house. Love the shape and construction but must remember to use the same fabric for the low back piece unless I want everyone looking at my at my butt. Which is very cute in my @cashmerette #amesjeans . Will definitely be making the top again, lengthening the front an inch or so and reducing the armscye by a couple inches. I’m also planning on making the sleeved version. This pattern has so many options!
Pattern restocks! We love an indie pattern here at Habbydays #ogdencami #amesjeans #cashmerette #linden #madebyrae
Sneaky peek of my Ginger Jeans pocket plan! I’ve sketched out some sashiko designs and plan on using my grandmother’s Belding Corticelli thread I found when I was there this summer.
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This is a 2” grid and I used the edges of the pocket to place my pattern so I knew where I wanted it. To make life easier I created a pattern for my circles and then just traced around with my chaco liner.
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What’s on your pockets for #JoinUs4Jeans?? Tag us so we can see!!
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#sewcialist #sewcialists #sewcial #isew #sewistsgonnasew #maker #makersgonnamake #handmadewardrobe #memade #memadewardrobe #handmade #isewmyownclothes #imakemyclothes #ilovesewing #makeitsewcial #sewing #isew #instasew #locosews #loudounsews #novasews #northernvasews #diyjeans #handmadejeans #makeyourownjeans #memadejeans #gingerjeans #jeanspockets #gingerjeanspockets
Sneaky peek of my Ginger Jeans pocket plan! I’ve sketched out some sashiko designs and plan on using my grandmother’s Belding Corticelli thread I found when I was there this summer. ✂️ This is a 2” grid and I used the edges of the pocket to place my pattern so I knew where I wanted it. To make life easier I created a pattern for my circles and then just traced around with my chaco liner. ✂️ What’s on your pockets for #JoinUs4Jeans ?? Tag us so we can see!! . . . . #sewcialist  #sewcialists  #sewcial  #isew  #sewistsgonnasew  #maker  #makersgonnamake  #handmadewardrobe  #memade  #memadewardrobe  #handmade  #isewmyownclothes  #imakemyclothes  #ilovesewing  #makeitsewcial  #sewing  #isew  #instasew  #locosews  #loudounsews  #novasews  #northernvasews  #diyjeans  #handmadejeans  #makeyourownjeans  #memadejeans  #gingerjeans  #jeanspockets  #gingerjeanspockets 
I'm currently talking myself into my first pair of jeans! I may be convincing myself for another two weeks. :/ Buuttttt at least I have the fabric and the pattern right?! #cashmerette #amesjeans #sewingjeans #handmadewardrobe #sewit #talkingmyselfintoit #lovetosew #lovetocreate
✂️✂️ FINAL SPACE REMAINING!✂️✂️
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JEANS! The ultimate wardrobe staple. Learn to make your own pair at our 2 day Jeans Workshop with @oldfashionedway. Next Sunday & Sunday 12th August - we have just 1 space left so be quick! You can choose from the @closetcase.patterns Ginger Jeans or the @cashmerette Ames Jeans and the pattern is included with the class ✂️✂️✂️
✂️✂️ FINAL SPACE REMAINING!✂️✂️ . . JEANS! The ultimate wardrobe staple. Learn to make your own pair at our 2 day Jeans Workshop with @oldfashionedway. Next Sunday & Sunday 12th August - we have just 1 space left so be quick! You can choose from the @closetcase.patterns Ginger Jeans or the @cashmerette Ames Jeans and the pattern is included with the class ✂️✂️✂️
Y’all I did it! I hacked the @grainlinestudio #uniformtunic for a body it was not designed for — that is, a body above a 44” bust (which is even lower than most mainstream clothing brands’ upper limits... 🙄 come on...). Here’s what I did: I used the upper bodice and shoulders from the FABULOUS #montrosetop by @cashmerette (seriously cannot say enough good things about the fit and versatility of this incredible pattern, which was obviously designed for my body ❤️🙌) and the lower bodice and neckline from the #uniformtunic. I’m pretty thrilled with the final result, sewn in #robertkaufman #linen from @ewefibers. Speaking of EWE Fibers, if you’re local and you want help hacking this pattern, stop by and I’ll walk you through my process! Can’t wait to make the matching sweater in the fall... (oh and please excuse the wrinkles, photos were taken after a day at the shop).
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#sewinghacks #sewistsofinstagram #curvysewing #handmadewardrobe #memadeeveryday #handmadetunic
Y’all I did it! I hacked the @grainlinestudio #uniformtunic  for a body it was not designed for — that is, a body above a 44” bust (which is even lower than most mainstream clothing brands’ upper limits... 🙄 come on...). Here’s what I did: I used the upper bodice and shoulders from the FABULOUS #montrosetop  by @cashmerette (seriously cannot say enough good things about the fit and versatility of this incredible pattern, which was obviously designed for my body ❤️🙌) and the lower bodice and neckline from the #uniformtunic . I’m pretty thrilled with the final result, sewn in #robertkaufman  #linen  from @ewefibers. Speaking of EWE Fibers, if you’re local and you want help hacking this pattern, stop by and I’ll walk you through my process! Can’t wait to make the matching sweater in the fall... (oh and please excuse the wrinkles, photos were taken after a day at the shop). . . . . . . #sewinghacks  #sewistsofinstagram  #curvysewing  #handmadewardrobe  #memadeeveryday  #handmadetunic 
Decided that I wanted railroad pinstripe #amesjeans in an ankle length. I used the straight legs and shortened them four inches. Wearing a #springfieldtop in rayon challis from #imaginegnatsshop. 
Stretch denim from #michaellevinefabrics #cashmerettepatterns #cscmakes
New mustard #dbp our from @lushfabricsaustralia today! Here I’m wearing the @rebeccajpage #CircleCardie, @patternsforpirates #sweettee and @cashmerette #amesjeans .
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#isew #isewmyownclothes #handmade #toowoombasews #toowoombahandmade #handmadeinaustralia #handmadejeans #handmadehustle #madebyhand #memadeeveryday #makersmovement #makersgonnamake
The finish line is in sight! Just ironing the hems of my #amesjeans (well, #amestrousers in cotton sateen instead of denim) and then I'm done! 
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I've been sewing for 10 years and have never made pants (edit: trousers like this) within the last month I've made 2  pairs! Thanks @cashmerette for the wonderful sizing, pelvis and leg options :) 10/10 would recommend this pattern. 
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#handmade #homemade #sew #sewing #sewingforadults #sewingformyself #selfishsewing #cotton #black #white #spot
The finish line is in sight! Just ironing the hems of my #amesjeans  (well, #amestrousers  in cotton sateen instead of denim) and then I'm done! _ I've been sewing for 10 years and have never made pants (edit: trousers like this) within the last month I've made 2 pairs! Thanks @cashmerette for the wonderful sizing, pelvis and leg options :) 10/10 would recommend this pattern. _ #handmade  #homemade  #sew  #sewing  #sewingforadults  #sewingformyself  #selfishsewing  #cotton  #black  #white  #spot 
Our patterns aren’t retro but that didn’t stop Tanya from putting her own vintage twist on our Ames Jeans and Harrison Shirt!

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My 1950's take on the @cashmerette #HarrisonShirt and #AmesJeans. I used Kaufman Cambridge shirting from @lafinchfabrics , which I embroidered using a vintage Vogart transfer from the 50's. My jeans are Cone Mills S-Gene denim from a Cashmerette kit. More on my blog, Mrs. Hughes (link in profile).
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#mrshughesblog #cashmerettepatterns #cscmakes #1950sfashion #1950sjeans #1950sshirt #1950sstyle #plussizevintage #plussizesewing #handmade #handmadeincalifornia #sewing #sewingblogger #embroidery #retrostyle #retrojeans #retrosewingblogger #retrosewing
Our patterns aren’t retro but that didn’t stop Tanya from putting her own vintage twist on our Ames Jeans and Harrison Shirt! @tanyamaile ・・・ My 1950's take on the @cashmerette #HarrisonShirt  and #AmesJeans . I used Kaufman Cambridge shirting from @lafinchfabrics , which I embroidered using a vintage Vogart transfer from the 50's. My jeans are Cone Mills S-Gene denim from a Cashmerette kit. More on my blog, Mrs. Hughes (link in profile). ..... #mrshughesblog  #cashmerettepatterns  #cscmakes  #1950sfashion  #1950sjeans  #1950sshirt  #1950sstyle  #plussizevintage  #plussizesewing  #handmade  #handmadeincalifornia  #sewing  #sewingblogger  #embroidery  #retrostyle  #retrojeans  #retrosewingblogger  #retrosewing 
What can I say, I'm a rebel 🤷 The instructions have the zipper shield made of the main fabric, but I wanted a little peekaboo of hamburger (my pocket lining) so I went with that instead. 
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Pear pelvis, straight leg version of the #amesjeans (well, trousers as I'm not using denim) by @cashmerette . Spotty cotton sateen from Tissatex, Montreal, QC waaaay back in 2013.
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#black #white #fabric #cashmerette #sewing #handmade #pants #trousers
What can I say, I'm a rebel 🤷 The instructions have the zipper shield made of the main fabric, but I wanted a little peekaboo of hamburger (my pocket lining) so I went with that instead. _ Pear pelvis, straight leg version of the #amesjeans  (well, trousers as I'm not using denim) by @cashmerette . Spotty cotton sateen from Tissatex, Montreal, QC waaaay back in 2013. _ #black  #white  #fabric  #cashmerette  #sewing  #handmade  #pants  #trousers 
This outfit seemed to fit my mood this morning. I had my bluegrass/alt country music turned up high. #sewhouse7 #taborvneck #cashmerettepatterns #amesjeans #sewwithstitch
Making all the jeans in the studio tonight!💫🙌🏼✨ #gingerjeans #morganjeans #amesjeans #ohmy!
Hamburger pocket lining for my trouser #amesjeans. Fabric courtesy of my sister-in-law, who's moving overseas and therefore destashing. -
This will be visible only on the inside of my pants, might as well have a little fun with it 😁
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#hamburger #quiltingcotton #handmade #homemade #itsallinthedetails
Is it a good idea? A bad idea? I don't know, but I'm going to do it. The @cashmerette #amesjeans but as trousers instead of jeans, using a cotton sateen I bought in Montreal... 5 years ago! 😲
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I think I'll need to use an actual stretch denim (as the pattern says) at some point because the recovery will be better than the sateen. I've already made a skinny leg pair in a light tan/camel cotton sateen and they are a bit stretched out, not even 1 week old.
Is it a good idea? A bad idea? I don't know, but I'm going to do it. The @cashmerette #amesjeans  but as trousers instead of jeans, using a cotton sateen I bought in Montreal... 5 years ago! 😲 - I think I'll need to use an actual stretch denim (as the pattern says) at some point because the recovery will be better than the sateen. I've already made a skinny leg pair in a light tan/camel cotton sateen and they are a bit stretched out, not even 1 week old.
My 1950's take on the @cashmerette #HarrisonShirt and #AmesJeans. I used Kaufman Cambridge shirting from @lafinchfabrics , which I embroidered using a vintage Vogart transfer from the 50's. My jeans are Cone Mills S-Gene denim from a Cashmerette kit. More on my blog, Mrs. Hughes (link in profile).
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#mrshughesblog #cashmerettepatterns #cscmakes #1950sfashion #1950sjeans #1950sshirt #1950sstyle #plussizevintage #plussizesewing #handmade #handmadeincalifornia #sewing #sewingblogger #embroidery #retrostyle #retrojeans #retrosewingblogger #retrosewing
My 1950's take on the @cashmerette #HarrisonShirt  and #AmesJeans . I used Kaufman Cambridge shirting from @lafinchfabrics , which I embroidered using a vintage Vogart transfer from the 50's. My jeans are Cone Mills S-Gene denim from a Cashmerette kit. More on my blog, Mrs. Hughes (link in profile). ..... #mrshughesblog  #cashmerettepatterns  #cscmakes  #1950sfashion  #1950sjeans  #1950sshirt  #1950sstyle  #plussizevintage  #plussizesewing  #handmade  #handmadeincalifornia  #sewing  #sewingblogger  #embroidery  #retrostyle  #retrojeans  #retrosewingblogger  #retrosewing 
Halfway through 2018, so thought I’d see where I was up to with my #2018makenine. Three patterns made (including at least 6 MRTs!), and muslins started for four other patterns!  However I have decided not to make the Lander Pants, as I don’t think they’ll suit. I might swap this for either another pair of pants, or shorts... .
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#jenniferlaurenhandmade #lanewaydress #cashmerettepatterns #lenoxshirtdress #1puddlelane_patterns #missrubytuesdaydress #patternsforpirates #p4ppencilskirt #charmpatterns #ritablouse #amesjeans #ultimatedressbook #polkadotdaydress #megannielsenpatterns #mnacacia
Halfway through 2018, so thought I’d see where I was up to with my #2018makenine . Three patterns made (including at least 6 MRTs!), and muslins started for four other patterns! However I have decided not to make the Lander Pants, as I don’t think they’ll suit. I might swap this for either another pair of pants, or shorts... . . . #jenniferlaurenhandmade  #lanewaydress  #cashmerettepatterns  #lenoxshirtdress  #1puddlelane_patterns  #missrubytuesdaydress  #patternsforpirates  #p4ppencilskirt  #charmpatterns  #ritablouse  #amesjeans  #ultimatedressbook  #polkadotdaydress  #megannielsenpatterns  #mnacacia 
Having fun with pocket linings. #nofearnewjeans #amesjeans #cashmerettepatterns
My favorite part of sewing with denim is all the special details you can add!  Often we talk about not wanting our garments to look HOMEMADE, but I think this is the perfect opportunity to make our garments look HANDMADE!  Please check out my post 👉🏼 @skirtfixation blog for tons of ways to customize your denim garments. (And enter the  Cone Mills denim giveaway while you are there!)
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#denimsewing #pdfpatternsewing #diydenim #skirtsewing #denimweek #denimdetails #sewingjeans #sewingblogger #sewersgonnasew #makermovement #makersgonnamake #sewingforme #handmadefashion #isewmyownclothes #imakefashion #sandbridgeskirt #gingerjeans #amesjeans #ashjeans #birkinflares #realdealjeans #danubeskirt #morganjeans
My favorite part of sewing with denim is all the special details you can add! Often we talk about not wanting our garments to look HOMEMADE, but I think this is the perfect opportunity to make our garments look HANDMADE! Please check out my post 👉🏼 @skirtfixation blog for tons of ways to customize your denim garments. (And enter the Cone Mills denim giveaway while you are there!) . . #denimsewing  #pdfpatternsewing  #diydenim  #skirtsewing  #denimweek  #denimdetails  #sewingjeans  #sewingblogger  #sewersgonnasew  #makermovement  #makersgonnamake  #sewingforme  #handmadefashion  #isewmyownclothes  #imakefashion  #sandbridgeskirt  #gingerjeans  #amesjeans  #ashjeans  #birkinflares  #realdealjeans  #danubeskirt  #morganjeans 
#AmesJeans notions kits are back in store! Get everything you need for RTW-worthy jeans.
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#cashmerette #cashmerettepatterns #sewing #isew #sewingjeans
Tried a couple more jean experiments and I'm so happy with the results.  I'm living in them like a second skin 🐍Number  One is a faded black/silvery pair - the denim has minimal stretch and great structure.  Number Two is made from a cotton tencel blend and are high-rise, which I never thought worked for me.  Of course, it was all in the fit.  Just another myth debunked by slow fashion. ☄️💥
Both fabrics from @spoolandspindle.  Both patterns self-drafted from an RTW pair of Levis, with guidance from #gingerjeans and #amesjeans instructions.  Topstitching thread gifted by @wavesongart.
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#indiesewing #jeansmaking #slowfashion #patterndrafting #sewcialists #imakemyownclothes #diyfashion #memadeeveryday #makeityourself
Tried a couple more jean experiments and I'm so happy with the results. I'm living in them like a second skin 🐍Number One is a faded black/silvery pair - the denim has minimal stretch and great structure. Number Two is made from a cotton tencel blend and are high-rise, which I never thought worked for me. Of course, it was all in the fit. Just another myth debunked by slow fashion. ☄️💥 Both fabrics from @spoolandspindle. Both patterns self-drafted from an RTW pair of Levis, with guidance from #gingerjeans  and #amesjeans  instructions. Topstitching thread gifted by @wavesongart. . . . #indiesewing  #jeansmaking  #slowfashion  #patterndrafting  #sewcialists  #imakemyownclothes  #diyfashion  #memadeeveryday  #makeityourself 
Finished my #amesjeans by #cashmerettepatterns and am taking them out for a test drive. I like them a lot, but I might size down next time. This is the pear torso with the straight leg. #sewwithstitch
Today’s jeans photo... front and back basted together to check fit... not perfect, but better than my first pair and definitely wearable! 😀
I need to research what to do about the creases radiating at the front for my next pair (I don’t suppose there’s much I can do for this pair at this stage)...
It’ll be a couple of days before I get back to these now, so if anyone has any ideas in the meantime, let me know! 
#amesjeans @cashmerette #sewingjeans #sewcialists
Today’s jeans photo... front and back basted together to check fit... not perfect, but better than my first pair and definitely wearable! 😀 I need to research what to do about the creases radiating at the front for my next pair (I don’t suppose there’s much I can do for this pair at this stage)... It’ll be a couple of days before I get back to these now, so if anyone has any ideas in the meantime, let me know! #amesjeans  @cashmerette #sewingjeans  #sewcialists 
And now I have the back of a pair of jeans!
#amesjeans @cashmerette #sewingjeans #sewcialists
Sunday is fly-day!
#amesjeans @cashmerette #sewingjeans #sewcialists
I have front pockets!
#amesjeans @cashmerette
All ready to start sewing #amesjeans pair no 2...
Many alterations for this pair. I have high hopes! 😀
@cashmerette
All ready to start sewing #amesjeans  pair no 2... Many alterations for this pair. I have high hopes! 😀 @cashmerette
Wearing my #amesjeans for the first time! Will try to get better photos at some point. #musingsofanoviceseamstress
#mmmay18 day 30 - a tie-dye print, dolman-sleeved viscose T-shirt made with a pattern by @signeeriksen_skaberlyst. The pants are my second pair of #cashmerette Ames jeans. .
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#memademay #memadeeveryday #imakemyownclothes #handmadewardrobe 
#diyfashion #sewcialists #isew
#curvysewing #plussizesewing 
#denmarksews #sysysy #skandinaviasyr 
#skaberlyst
#cashmerette #cashmerettepatterns #cashmeretteames #amesjeans #amesjeanshack
Any fellow sewists out there who listen to podcasts?  In the last year or so I've really gotten into audio drama podcasts--Tanis is definitely one of my favorites.  So I have my Tanis fan tee along with my #AmesJeans and #sundancejacket on today.  Only one day left of #mmmay18!  #tanis #memademay18 #memademay #isewmyclothes #imakemyclothes #curvysewing #sewistsofinstagram
Cutest little pocket ever! This is, believe it or not, my very first pair of jeans in traditional indigo. #amesjeans #cashmerettepatterns
I just trimmed one inch of bobbin thread off at the end of the seam - it had JUST lasted long enough! I hadn't even noticed it was running low... The #amesjeans are progressing nicely, braving the fly front today. #musingsofanoviceseamstress
I just trimmed one inch of bobbin thread off at the end of the seam - it had JUST lasted long enough! I hadn't even noticed it was running low... The #amesjeans  are progressing nicely, braving the fly front today. #musingsofanoviceseamstress 
#mmmay18 day 25 (and a day late) - my other pair of @Cashmerette Ames jeans pants in black viscose crepe twill from @stoffstil. It’s a great pattern and I will certainly be making more of them 👌❤️✂️
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#memademay #memadeeveryday #imakemyownclothes #handmadewardrobe 
#diyfashion
#curvysewing #plussizesewing 
#denmarksews #sysysy #skandinaviasyr #cashmerette #cashmerettepatterns #cashmeretteames #amesjeans #amesjeanshack
I am in head-to-toe @cashmerette today!  This is my #webstertop wearable muslin in a voile from @boltfabricpdx and my #AmesJeans, still looking supafly after a wash and a dry.  Happy Friday everyone! 🔆 #mmmay18 #memademay18 #memademay #mmmay #memadeeveryday #isewmyclothes #imakemyclothes #idahosews #boisesews #sewyourown #sewistsofinstagram
I was only going to practice topstitching, check tension etc. but then I jumped right in and started sewing... Immensely excited to sew the #amesjeans! My first go at making jeans and I feel like such a badass for even trying, but already I find myself constantly going "it's not perfect but..." So dear inner critic, shut up will you?! #musingsofanoviceseamstress
I was only going to practice topstitching, check tension etc. but then I jumped right in and started sewing... Immensely excited to sew the #amesjeans ! My first go at making jeans and I feel like such a badass for even trying, but already I find myself constantly going "it's not perfect but..." So dear inner critic, shut up will you?! #musingsofanoviceseamstress 
#mmmay18 day 22. I actually love these @cashmerette #amesjeans - they might be a tad snug but the denim is our supersoft so they feel good. I like the leg shape and the waist height. These are the pear shape option. Next time I will leave off the pocket stay bits.
##mmmay18 #dressfabricshop #dressfabrics #fabricshop #dressmaking #crafting #jeans #denimfabric #cottonjersey #jerseyfabrics #printedfabric #frenchterryfabric #sewyourownclothes #patterndrafting #sewingcoats #woolfabric #boiledwool #irelandsews #sewireland #fabricsupplier
#mmmay18  day 22. I actually love these @cashmerette #amesjeans  - they might be a tad snug but the denim is our supersoft so they feel good. I like the leg shape and the waist height. These are the pear shape option. Next time I will leave off the pocket stay bits. ##mmmay18  #dressfabricshop  #dressfabrics  #fabricshop  #dressmaking  #crafting  #jeans  #denimfabric  #cottonjersey  #jerseyfabrics  #printedfabric  #frenchterryfabric  #sewyourownclothes  #patterndrafting  #sewingcoats  #woolfabric  #boiledwool  #irelandsews  #sewireland  #fabricsupplier 
Here are some details on my #AmesJeans.  Some lessons for next time--I would choose a higher quality zipper (this is Coats and Clark and it gets stuck easily) and one that matches the rivets and buttons more closely.  This time I used what was at my disposal (JoAnn's, which has terrible zipper selection IMO). Next time I would probably order a kit.  But the fly came together pretty well--as I mentioned in my previous post, @closetcase.patterns has a terrific sewalong for the Ginger Jeans and the fly section worked for the Ames pattern really well.  You can also see my MERMAID POCKETS, which I love so much.  Not only because of the unique design but because you would never ever ever find pockets like that in a store.  They are a joyful reminder that I made these jeans!  Which I need every once in a while because the topstitching very nearly undid me.  I actually took my machine in to be serviced partway through this project because I thought there was something broken, when really it's more that topstitching is just difficult.  You have the added pressure of making it look really good while sewing through a LOT of denim--I broke needles, I broke thread, I swore a lot.  In hindsight, I would have picked a more muted color that would be forgiving of mistakes until I got the hang of it and maybe just used regular thread with a denim needle--I think my machine would have been happier.  Thankfully the last step on this project was hammering in the button and rivets--you can really take out all that pent up frustration in a productive way 😁. All in all this is a great pattern and was a huge learning experience.  I think I'm going to step back and do some simple projects as a palate cleanser, and then try another pair!  If you have been nervous to try, I say give it a go--take your time, as they are definitely not a quick sew, but enjoy the steps and the new skills.  Look for sewalong or YouTube tutorials if you're struggling with instructions.  Ask questions on insta.  You can do it!! @cashmerette #sewingjeans #sewyourown #curvysewing #memade #memadeeveryday #youcandoit
Here are some details on my #AmesJeans . Some lessons for next time--I would choose a higher quality zipper (this is Coats and Clark and it gets stuck easily) and one that matches the rivets and buttons more closely. This time I used what was at my disposal (JoAnn's, which has terrible zipper selection IMO). Next time I would probably order a kit. But the fly came together pretty well--as I mentioned in my previous post, @closetcase.patterns has a terrific sewalong for the Ginger Jeans and the fly section worked for the Ames pattern really well. You can also see my MERMAID POCKETS, which I love so much. Not only because of the unique design but because you would never ever ever find pockets like that in a store. They are a joyful reminder that I made these jeans! Which I need every once in a while because the topstitching very nearly undid me. I actually took my machine in to be serviced partway through this project because I thought there was something broken, when really it's more that topstitching is just difficult. You have the added pressure of making it look really good while sewing through a LOT of denim--I broke needles, I broke thread, I swore a lot. In hindsight, I would have picked a more muted color that would be forgiving of mistakes until I got the hang of it and maybe just used regular thread with a denim needle--I think my machine would have been happier. Thankfully the last step on this project was hammering in the button and rivets--you can really take out all that pent up frustration in a productive way 😁. All in all this is a great pattern and was a huge learning experience. I think I'm going to step back and do some simple projects as a palate cleanser, and then try another pair! If you have been nervous to try, I say give it a go--take your time, as they are definitely not a quick sew, but enjoy the steps and the new skills. Look for sewalong or YouTube tutorials if you're struggling with instructions. Ask questions on insta. You can do it!! @cashmerette #sewingjeans  #sewyourown  #curvysewing  #memade  #memadeeveryday  #youcandoit 
Here is what I wore yesterday for running errands- plus my little photobomber (I am dog sitting). This is my @closetcase.patterns #ebonytee sweatshirt and my @cashmerette #Amesjeans. Can you tell I was a little too busy for photos last weekend? I’m almost glad it’s the week again 🤣 #mmmay18 #sewing #sewcialists #memadeeveryday #handmadewardrobe #curvyootd #curvysewing
Did you know you can make your own great-fitting jeans? You can! @lladybird will be here August 3-5 to teach our Jeans Making Master Class. You can choose to sew the #gingerjeans from @closetcase.patterns or the #amesjeans from @cashmerette. What are you waiting for? Check out the details on the Classes page of our website and sign up! It’s going to be awesome!!! 😎 #pintuckandpurl #pintuckandpurlclasses #sewingmasterclass #jeansmaking
Did you know you can make your own great-fitting jeans? You can! @lladybird will be here August 3-5 to teach our Jeans Making Master Class. You can choose to sew the #gingerjeans  from @closetcase.patterns or the #amesjeans  from @cashmerette. What are you waiting for? Check out the details on the Classes page of our website and sign up! It’s going to be awesome!!! 😎 #pintuckandpurl  #pintuckandpurlclasses  #sewingmasterclass  #jeansmaking 
Me Made May 21: Admiring my topstitching efforts back in the comfy Ames Jeans again today! 😁
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#mmmay18 #memademay #cashmerettepatterns #amesjeans #hotpinktopstitching #topstitching #brisbanesews
Me Made May 20:  A busy day of children’s parties today, and this was the only photo of me, so it’ll have to do! 
Top:  Another Miss Ruby Tuesday peplum from @1_puddlelane_patterns, made in DBP from @lushfabricsaustralia 
Jeans (that you can’t see) are @cashmerette Ames in Spotlight denim. .
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#mmmay18 #memademay #amesjeans #cashmerettepatterns #1puddlelane_patterns #missrubytuesdaypeplum #lushfabricsaustralia #brisbanesews
Day 19 #mmm18 #memademay18 #memademay and it's the weekend so it must be #amesjeans from @cashmerette
It has taken literal blood, sweat, and tears but they are really starting to look like jeans! #AmesJeans @cashmerette #sewyourown #sewingjeans #imakemyclothes #isewmyownclothes
Several inadvertent themes running through my most recent #mmmay18 #memadecombo efforts. Can you spot them?  Day 16: @cashmerette #turnerdress + @stylearc #estellepontejacket Day 17: @seamworkmag #seamworkastoria + Cashmerette #harrisonshirt + @tillybuttons #sewingarielle Day 18: @musepatterns #jennacardi + @lieslgibson #classicshirtpattern + Cashmerette #amesjeans - #memademay #memadeeveryday #layering #handmadewardrobe #vermontsews
#mmmay18 day 18. Cashmerette Ames jeans (simplified into pants) in a steelblue viscose crepe twill from @stoffstil and a top from Burda Plus (f/s 2015) in a medium heavy modal jersey from @kroldesign 
It’s my second Ames jeans pants - both made last week - and I love 💕 the pattern! The pants are tight - but still they stay up! I wear them all day and they don’t slide down my hips like tight pants often do - no... they stay up! It’s fantastic 😍 Thank you @cashmerette for making such a great pattern 🙏❤️✂️ They somehow manage to feel roomy around the hips even while still staying tight. I simplified the pockets and made them in one piece across the middle. The backside in self fabric (no pocket shield needed), and the other side in non-stretchy cotton. Worked beautifully. Looking forward to doing more pants (and jeans when I can be bothered to put the extra work 😉). .
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#memademay #memadeeveryday #imakemyownclothes #handmadewardrobe 
#diyfashion
#curvysewing #plussizesewing 
#denmarksews #sysysy #skandinaviasyr #cashmerette #cashmerettepatterns #cashmeretteames #amesjeans #amesjeanshack
#burda #burdapattern #burdafashion
#mmmay18  day 18. Cashmerette Ames jeans (simplified into pants) in a steelblue viscose crepe twill from @stoffstil and a top from Burda Plus (f/s 2015) in a medium heavy modal jersey from @kroldesign It’s my second Ames jeans pants - both made last week - and I love 💕 the pattern! The pants are tight - but still they stay up! I wear them all day and they don’t slide down my hips like tight pants often do - no... they stay up! It’s fantastic 😍 Thank you @cashmerette for making such a great pattern 🙏❤️✂️ They somehow manage to feel roomy around the hips even while still staying tight. I simplified the pockets and made them in one piece across the middle. The backside in self fabric (no pocket shield needed), and the other side in non-stretchy cotton. Worked beautifully. Looking forward to doing more pants (and jeans when I can be bothered to put the extra work 😉). . . #memademay  #memadeeveryday  #imakemyownclothes  #handmadewardrobe  #diyfashion  #curvysewing  #plussizesewing  #denmarksews  #sysysy  #skandinaviasyr  #cashmerette  #cashmerettepatterns  #cashmeretteames  #amesjeans  #amesjeanshack  #burda  #burdapattern  #burdafashion 
#memademay Day 18: not a terribly impressive outfit today, but I’m running errands, teaching and looking at another house, so it’ll do. Wearing my #amesjeans with a #plantaintee and my rainbow speckled #lindensweatshirt 
#mmmay18 #cashmerettepatterns #deeranddoe #grainlinestudio #blundstone
#memademay Day 17: we didn’t get the house we bid on yesterday, but we are about to get the first rain in months so that’s a plus. I’m teaching an ocean themed unit today so it seemed a good time to break out my octopus print #scouttee along with my #amesjeans 
#mmmay18 #grainlinestudio #youcanhackit #cashmerettepatterns #cottonandsteel #cottonandsteelcloset #faerysteps
Sorry folks, it’s another basic AF me made may outfit 🤣 But this one comes with a question. What’s your favorite jeans pattern? I’m looking for something higher waisted and with a different fit than my Ames to mix it up a bit. I know I could hack but why not go the lazy route? I would super appreciate it if your suggestions accommodate a 52” hip 🦄 T-shirt: a #summerconcerttee from @dixiediy made ages ago, don’t remember where I got the fabric 🦄 @cashmerette patterns #amesjeans in an awesome allegro denim from @stonemountainfabric #stonemountainfabric 🦄 me made bra and undies makes four items for today 🦄 #curvysewing #sewcialists #handmadewardrobe #memadeeveryday #mmmay18 #memademay #sewnwithlove #sewn
Sorry folks, it’s another basic AF me made may outfit 🤣 But this one comes with a question. What’s your favorite jeans pattern? I’m looking for something higher waisted and with a different fit than my Ames to mix it up a bit. I know I could hack but why not go the lazy route? I would super appreciate it if your suggestions accommodate a 52” hip 🦄 T-shirt: a #summerconcerttee  from @dixiediy made ages ago, don’t remember where I got the fabric 🦄 @cashmerette patterns #amesjeans  in an awesome allegro denim from @stonemountainfabric #stonemountainfabric  🦄 me made bra and undies makes four items for today 🦄 #curvysewing  #sewcialists  #handmadewardrobe  #memadeeveryday  #mmmay18  #memademay  #sewnwithlove  #sewn 
New favorite me made outfit achieved! Need like 100 (or 3) more of these penny raglans. I’ve tried this one on with all my pants and it works with all of them (even the arenite pants). Is it magic? This is a size 10-12-14 for those that are curious (I would be a 20-22-24 if grainline’s size chart went that big). Me made May is messing with my finished object posting schedule 🦔 T-shirt: #pennyraglan from @grainlinestudio in a rayon knit from @joann_stores (swipe to see the shirt by it’s self) 🦔 Cardigan: @helens__closet #blackwoodcardigan in a sweater knit from @stonemountainfabric #stonemountainfabric 🦔 Jean: @cashmerette #amesjeans in cone mills denim from @threadbarefabrics 🦔me made Watson bra and undies for five total #memade items 🦔 #memademay #memadeeveryday #mmmay18 #handmadewardrobe #sewcialists #sewing #curvysewing #ootd #curvyootd #curvyfashion #fatshion
New favorite me made outfit achieved! Need like 100 (or 3) more of these penny raglans. I’ve tried this one on with all my pants and it works with all of them (even the arenite pants). Is it magic? This is a size 10-12-14 for those that are curious (I would be a 20-22-24 if grainline’s size chart went that big). Me made May is messing with my finished object posting schedule 🦔 T-shirt: #pennyraglan  from @grainlinestudio in a rayon knit from @joann_stores (swipe to see the shirt by it’s self) 🦔 Cardigan: @helens__closet #blackwoodcardigan  in a sweater knit from @stonemountainfabric #stonemountainfabric  🦔 Jean: @cashmerette #amesjeans  in cone mills denim from @threadbarefabrics 🦔me made Watson bra and undies for five total #memade  items 🦔 #memademay  #memadeeveryday  #mmmay18  #handmadewardrobe  #sewcialists  #sewing  #curvysewing  #ootd  #curvyootd  #curvyfashion  #fatshion 
#MeMadeMay Day 14: today I’m wearing my #amesjeans and short sleeved #harrisonshirt, both from #cashmerettepatterns along with my black #lindensweatshirt 
#mmmay18 #grainlinestudio #imakemyclothes
we're very excited to tell you that pre-orders have started shipping; all pre-orders are expected to ship by the end of this week! in addition, we were able to secure extra yardage of pre-ordered fabrics and you can now shop the Cone Mills denims of your dreams in the shop at imaginegnats.com/new (note that cone mills denim 9 oz in olive is expected to arrive later this week and we'll update you on yardage at that time).
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in addition to all of this (I know, more?!?!?!), two new Cone Mills fabrics have hit the shop. 100% cotton 9 oz denim in red and a super saturated stretch twill in navy and black. .
for anyone interested in one-stop shopping for all of your jeans supplies, hardware kits have been restocked as well. kits are now available in nickel, antique brass, and black oxide.
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it's been so fun to be able to provide all of these great denim fabrics for you, and the excitement over them has just been contagious! wrangling giant rolls of denim (swipe to the last pic!!) is no small feat, but it is made enjoyable by knowing that these fabrics are inspiring so many of you! .
#imaginegnatsshop #handmadewardrobe #ashjeans #gingerjeans #amesjeans #morganjeans #sewyourown #isew #mmmay18 #conemills
we're very excited to tell you that pre-orders have started shipping; all pre-orders are expected to ship by the end of this week! in addition, we were able to secure extra yardage of pre-ordered fabrics and you can now shop the Cone Mills denims of your dreams in the shop at imaginegnats.com/new (note that cone mills denim 9 oz in olive is expected to arrive later this week and we'll update you on yardage at that time). . in addition to all of this (I know, more?!?!?!), two new Cone Mills fabrics have hit the shop. 100% cotton 9 oz denim in red and a super saturated stretch twill in navy and black. . for anyone interested in one-stop shopping for all of your jeans supplies, hardware kits have been restocked as well. kits are now available in nickel, antique brass, and black oxide. . it's been so fun to be able to provide all of these great denim fabrics for you, and the excitement over them has just been contagious! wrangling giant rolls of denim (swipe to the last pic!!) is no small feat, but it is made enjoyable by knowing that these fabrics are inspiring so many of you! . #imaginegnatsshop  #handmadewardrobe  #ashjeans  #gingerjeans  #amesjeans  #morganjeans  #sewyourown  #isew  #mmmay18  #conemills 
Wearing my #cashmerette #amesjeans  again. Got a feeling I will wear them every weekend until #memademay18 #mmm18 is over. RTW tee but a #helenscloset #blackwoodcardigan Also, I am trying out a new pose and I'll be honest, it hasn't turned out as well as I had hoped 😂
Ahhhhhh is there like a patron saint of denim I can say a prayer to??? Fingers crossed this goes okay! 👖👖👖#AmesJeans @cashmerette #memadejeans #sewyourown #makingjeans #sewingjeans #imakemyclothes #isewmyownclothes #sewing #sewist #seamster #seamstress
What do you wear to a hen's lunch on a (very) cold weekend in Hobart? @cashmerette #amesjeans and #appletondress (as a top) of course! #MMMay2018 #sewcialistslovemmmay
Happy day 10 of #mmmay18, which I have now have burned in my brain because I wrote the 9th on all my sample bottles and had to re-label them ALL. Fun day. So yes, another pants day for field work, though I would have worn something more practical if I had known I was going to be stuck out there all day. Oh well, at least I was cute if I also had to be sweating my ass off 🤣 Jeans: @cashmerette patterns #amesjeans in a cone mills denim from @threadbarefabrics 🤣 T-shirt: @dixiediy #summerconcerttee in a rayon knit from @joann_stores 🤣 me-made undies and be for four total items 🤣 #sewn #sewing #curvysewing #curvyfashionista #ootd #memadeeveryday #sewcialists #handmadewardrobe
Happy day 10 of #mmmay18 , which I have now have burned in my brain because I wrote the 9th on all my sample bottles and had to re-label them ALL. Fun day. So yes, another pants day for field work, though I would have worn something more practical if I had known I was going to be stuck out there all day. Oh well, at least I was cute if I also had to be sweating my ass off 🤣 Jeans: @cashmerette patterns #amesjeans  in a cone mills denim from @threadbarefabrics 🤣 T-shirt: @dixiediy #summerconcerttee  in a rayon knit from @joann_stores 🤣 me-made undies and be for four total items 🤣 #sewn  #sewing  #curvysewing  #curvyfashionista  #ootd  #memadeeveryday  #sewcialists  #handmadewardrobe 
Today I had to wear pants to work even though it’s finally in the 80s... so here we are. Honestly, this is how I would prefer to be dressing most days so I really just need to make another pair of jeans and maybe a few tees too! This outfit is brought to you 100% by @cashmerette patterns 😍 Jeans: @cashmerette #amesjeans in the allegro denim from @stonemountainfabric (11/10, would (and have) bought again and again) 😍 T-shirt: @cashmerette patterns #cedardolmantop in a mystery stash knit 😍 me made undies and bra for four total me made items 😍 #cashmerettepatterns #stonemountainfabric #sewing #mmmay18 #memademay #memadeeveryday #sewcialists #curvysewing
Today I had to wear pants to work even though it’s finally in the 80s... so here we are. Honestly, this is how I would prefer to be dressing most days so I really just need to make another pair of jeans and maybe a few tees too! This outfit is brought to you 100% by @cashmerette patterns 😍 Jeans: @cashmerette #amesjeans  in the allegro denim from @stonemountainfabric (11/10, would (and have) bought again and again) 😍 T-shirt: @cashmerette patterns #cedardolmantop  in a mystery stash knit 😍 me made undies and bra for four total me made items 😍 #cashmerettepatterns  #stonemountainfabric  #sewing  #mmmay18  #memademay  #memadeeveryday  #sewcialists  #curvysewing 
I made jeans! 👖😀 I’ve wanted to make my own jeans for ages, but despite collecting patterns and online classes, I was daunted by the whole idea. 
Then I saw that @raystitch was running a jeans workshop taught by my favourite sewing teacher Penny. They offered the course with a choice of two patterns but I asked in advance if I could use the @cashmerette #amesjeans pattern as I thought it would need fewer adjustments for my figure (I’m very definitely a pear) and they agreed. 
Making the jeans really wasn’t anything like as difficult as I’d thought it would be, but without the support of a class I probably wouldn’t have got started and, even if I had, I might well have given up long before they were finished. 
They are not perfect... a little on the snug side (I can’t actually sit down in them), and the rise is too low for me... but, having gone through the process of making one pair, I could easily see what I need to change and have already altered the pattern ready for my next pair! 
Pattern: #amesjeans from @cashmerette 
Fabric: stretch denim from @guthrieghani (they don’t seem to have it on the website anymore but I bought it earlier this year at the Knitting & Stitching show at Olympia). #sewing #sewcialists #imademyjeans #sewingjeans
Handholding: @thevillageseamstress.wordpress at @raystitch
I made jeans! 👖😀 I’ve wanted to make my own jeans for ages, but despite collecting patterns and online classes, I was daunted by the whole idea. Then I saw that @raystitch was running a jeans workshop taught by my favourite sewing teacher Penny. They offered the course with a choice of two patterns but I asked in advance if I could use the @cashmerette #amesjeans  pattern as I thought it would need fewer adjustments for my figure (I’m very definitely a pear) and they agreed. Making the jeans really wasn’t anything like as difficult as I’d thought it would be, but without the support of a class I probably wouldn’t have got started and, even if I had, I might well have given up long before they were finished. They are not perfect... a little on the snug side (I can’t actually sit down in them), and the rise is too low for me... but, having gone through the process of making one pair, I could easily see what I need to change and have already altered the pattern ready for my next pair! Pattern: #amesjeans  from @cashmerette Fabric: stretch denim from @guthrieghani (they don’t seem to have it on the website anymore but I bought it earlier this year at the Knitting & Stitching show at Olympia). #sewing  #sewcialists  #imademyjeans  #sewingjeans  Handholding: @thevillageseamstress.wordpress at @raystitch
New sewing tools... Can you guess what I’m making?
#sewing #sewcialists #sewingtools