Favourite trousers from RTW

Favourite trousers from RTW

Today I will show you a project that has been finished for a few weeks, but has proven very difficult to photograph: My new trousers copied from a pair of RTW cashmere trousers. In need of favourite trousers.. I have long been in need of a new pair of trousers (or actually several, but you got to start somewhere), that I can use for work and on formal occasions. This has been a gap in my wardrobe for over a year now, but I finally got around to start making a new TNT trouser pattern this Autumn. Since starting in a new job last summer I’ve gained some weight, and none of my trousers fit me any more. -I simply can’t button a single button on them. I used to have a beautiful shop bought pair of trousers in cashmere, that I got in London close to 8 years ago. These have been my favourite pair of “dressed up” trousers ever since. They finally died after my little girl got chewing gum stuck to them two years back and they became unwearable. Still, I didn’t throw them away, most of the fabric was still good, and it seemed such a waste to just get rid of them. The trouser leg that wasn’t ruined became a newsboy cap for my husband this spring (blogged here), and the rest I saved with some vague notion that it might come in handy somehow. Last month I finally decided to take apart what was left of the trousers and[…]