Skirt, check. Shorts, check. Dresses, check. Swimsuit(s), check. Tops, check (and then some!). One thing missing from the suitcase: capris pants. Done and done, with a new tee thrown in for fun! We’re heading across country to visit family, which has been the driving force behind some of my sewing frenzy. (That, and knowing I won’t have the sewing room at my disposal for a few weeks).
For these grey capris, I used a well-loved pattern (used here, here, and highly modified here). Working with a tested pattern is so nice…just sew and it fits. I narrowed the legs a bit, and as I’ve done in the past, added single-welt pockets to the back to break of the vast expanse of fabric in that area (necessary, in my opinion!).
It’s funny, in person they don’t appear so wrinkly. This time, I’ll blame it on the lighting 🙂
The slim-ish fit of the capris and neutral color had me scouring through my closet to find tops with which to wear with them…like this one (blogged here), which I wear infrequently due to lack of appropriate bottoms: