This is my latest pair of trousers. Being very tall is easily assumed proportionally I’m long. Actually I’m all legs and arms. My short torso can make high waist clothes, although very elegant, look a bit oversized and weird on me. Not that is a look that I don’t like, I love high waist clothes however I have to remember to modify the crotch hight before committing to it.
My pair looks exactly like the pattern. This is the 3rd project I sewn from Named and they all fit me wonderfully. This make is exactly my style of work clothes. Smart, comfortable and quirky.
Next time I plan to reduce the crotch length by 2 cm lowering the waistband. The only customisation was to sew in place the side pleats of the waistband, creating beautiful tucks.
Carrot trousers is a style where the legs are narrow contrasting with voluptuous hips. I heart this shape but my fellow hates it. He told me “Tell them. this is one of your failures”.
Is it? Ok, the crotch is seriously high, Simon Cowell high but that doesn’t necessary put this make into an ‘un -wearable’ category. If I wear similar shade on top it would look like a jumpsuit. I actually think this style is very slimming.
I didn’t turned-up the end of the hem as per pattern instructions as the current length suits low heels. The fabric was a gift from Marie during the Bath meet up. Not sure the content. It has a some spring on it, doesn’t like to be ironed. I believe has some type of rayon as it doesn’t crease much.
The colour of the fabric has a beautiful sheen. If I had enough I would had loved to make a matching jacket. I’m looking for good notch collar coat pattern to make in January so if anyone has a good indication I would love to hear, preferable something you sewn yourself or seen it made.
The fit is good. I didn’t notice many wrinkles when wearing them but looking at the pictures, there is some excess fabric that I could remove for the next one.
So, sincerely, what do you guys think?