Just enough

20170629_213907[1]I found these linen curtains in a thrift store and thought they may be just enough wide for a pair of trousers. And what do you know, it’s exactly what I need! (The seam allowance is included on this pattern.)

Good to know, since I often come across these curtains in thrift stores, they were really popular when I worked in a fabric store in early 2000’s, so I guess they’re badly out now. (No, I haven’t got a clue about fashions in home decorating) They often come in great fabrics though, and I’ve been wondering if I could use them for something. Now I know.


6 responses to this post.

  1. It’s hard to see the fabric in your pic. Looks lightweight and drapey? Let’s see the pants when they’re done !


    • You’re rigtht, I was so excited about it actually being the right size, It’s at yellow-green linen, will show (off) pants when (if) they’re ready:)


  2. Panelgardin? I så fall är jag med på banan! Brukar själv köpa de jag gillar och jag håller med, kvalitén är ofta jädrans god!


    • Ja prixis! De har ofta jättefina mönster men jag har tänkt att de var för smala för att göra något av. Men icke, då. Upptäckte att den var lite solblekt, men det ingår ju i sporten att lösa det.


  3. Posted by Crazyqstitcher on July 17, 2017 at 7:33 am

    Isn’t it great when you get a bargain and it works out for what you have in mind. Well done. I too, hope to see the final result.


  4. […] But I loved this color so much! It’s the leftovers from the pants I made from curtains (here  although I haven’t got a photo yet of the finished […]


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