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Sailor Pants and 1970s Simplicity Top

Oooh! A fun two-fer post!  Also, Happy New Year! I can't believe it's 2019. The year 2020 used to feel so far away... and now it's less than 365 days away. 
I've been kind of liking doing this two-fer post thing because it means less time taking photos and more time sewing random things -- haha. 
While out and about shopping for work pants in October/November 2018, I realized that no one really makes any interesting wide-leg pants out in the stores lately (not even Nordstrom Rack or TJ Maxx) and that's kinda what I want.
Lucky for me, I found a Burda pant that was exactly what I had my eye on! I've wanted a pair of sailor pants for maybe 3-5 years now and I just never got around to making any or even buying a pattern. Welp. Here they finally are! 


I pretty much used a wool-feel fabric from Field's Fabrics which have multiple locations within the West Michigan area. I think it was something stupid, like $3/yd which reminds me of the old days of shopping at …