Goodness me, easily one of the longest makes in my personal history. I don’t know about you guys but much of my sewing is solitary, squished as it is into school hours. To stop myself from going completely doolally Radio 4 is my non-judgmental and constant companion. Often for months after a make I can bring to mind some of the tales bought to my ears via 92-94 FM. For these trews the wordy earworms were:
- the Afternoon Drama “Setting A Glass” with James Fleet
- the indignities meted out upon the embalmed body of Eva Peron (Evita’s Odyssey)
- the ‘Saving Species’ special on the spoon-billed sandpiper
The results of the near month-long endeavour? My first ever me-made trousers of denim!
Loving my pocket embellishment, sure hope they stand up to the washing machine. If they do? I will consider myself finally liberated from denim-related changing room shame. I can once and for all cast off the oppression of ready-to-wear jeans in rubbish leg-length and unrealistic hip-to-waist ratios. Yay! I’ll leave you with a little bit of an apron-y teaser-y taster: