A year ago I made a version of this vest and it got plenty of wear, so it was time to make up another- with a slight twist
In my work life, there is a single constant – professional garb. Trousers, button-down shirts, and jackets have been my wardrobe staples. But times have changed – workplaces are more casual. More than that, I’m learning what I want to wear and it isn’t what’s in my closet. So it’s time to work on workwear.
Third time around for this pattern. Am I a glutton for punishment?
Lately, when I’ve looked through my wardrobe I’ve been bored with everything I own. There are a couple of things I like, but most of my clothes are either very simple and basic, or they don’t fit. The ‘don’t fit’ piece can eventually be remedied, but it’s faster to make something new. So for the next couple of months, I’m focusing on work wear or more polished weekend wear.
Every morning I stare at my wardrobe and nothing excites me. I’m really tired of the standard pants/shirt/topper silhouette and am beginning to realize that I want to wear dresses.
I’ve been ogling choker tunics and dresses since last summer, and finally had the right fabric and pattern.
This was one of those ‘clear the fabric & pattern stash’ projects. But I wound up with some pants that will be great for casual days. Continue reading “Simplicity 8378 ~ Hacking Pants”