Just Sew Helen's Sewing Diary

Hello & welcome to my Sewing Diary 🪡 a place to share my sewing plans & dressmaking, pattern & fabric reviews and pattern & fabric pairing inspiration, with snippets of tools, gadgets & notions that I use or desire.

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  1. I made jeans!  Proper jeans with a metal zipper fly, coin pocket, belt loops & rivets!

    I always have difficulty with the fit of trousers & I have made a pair of pull on jeans in the past but I wasn’t 100% happy with the fit. The Legato Jeans PDF Sewing Pattern is fully customisable for petite, regular & tall with full or flat bottom options and straight or curvy waistband incorporated.

    A lady with short brown hair is standing in front of a garden fence wearing a blue t shirt and dark blue denim jeans, the Legato Jeans