But sometime last year I found a decent sized chunk of denim in the remnants bin for a very low price, and I bought it because the thought of making breeches out of it amused me. I find it rather silly that people call denim shorts "jorts", and denim printed leggings "jeggings", so I am calling these jeeches.
grey wool breeches, and foolishly started them at the same time, so I ended up having to make the same alteration to the knee on both pairs.
I've been intrigued by the bizarre front flap pockets in the breeches of this red suit for a long time, so I put a similar one in these. They're a bit narrower than the original ones, and I don't know what I'll use them for, but it was good exercise. It was a bit troublesome to put together but came out well enough.
|I sewed the front section onto just the outside layer of the flap,|
then sewed the rest of the waistband onto both layers.
|Another reason I didn't use brassy buttons on the knees |
is that I only have silver coloured buckles.