Needing a pair of brown cords for this winter season so NewLook Pattern 6216 was chosen to make again.
My first pair was a wearable muslin made in 2014 that I still wear mostly to hike and work around the house. The photo below was taken at the top of Sassafras Mountain, South Carolina's highest elevation, during Me-Made-May 2014 . As an aside, my husband made my hiking stick just for me. Love it! And love him! :)
Another earlier pair was modified into cropped cargo pants that I still wear occasionally. Again mostly to work around the house.
recent gray cords I made from the exact pattern, the exact same way a few months ago. I've worn these to death already! Could it be the fabric? The gray cords have no stretch whatsoever, and these brown cords do.... just a little. In fact, I specifically looked for stretch corduroy fabric thinking it'd make the pants even more perfect. *sigh*
JoAnn's and cost $16.00 using a 50% off coupon. This was not cheap corduroy fabric. Hmmm, not a very flattering back view today. The wind is blowing the extra fabric against my right leg and looks sort of strange to me, below. I do not think I am bow-legged like that!
local shoe cobbler to mend my perfect-to-me-much-beloved shoes. He added new bottom heels.... you can still see the shiny staples/nails, below...
Happy Sewing Everyone!