Let’s be honest. If there is something we all need right now it’s Iso pants. You know something comfy that still looks cute whilst we’re all endlessly hanging around in our homes socially distancing – and works if you need to leave the house for toilet paper ;) These my friends are my Iso Opal pants. And gosh are they comfy!
Sometimes it happens that everything works out just right – and I can’t even tell you how much of a happy accident it was that we were finalising this pattern during the early part of this year when Perth was in it’s strictest lockdown. Having some super comfy iso opal pants to spend my days in was wonderful.
I made this pair of wide leg Opal pants from my favourite natural linen, and I can’t wait to wear them in the warmer months. Linen is my true love, and basically all i want to wear when it’s hot. It’s amazing how choosing a different view and fabric makes these pants look so different to my $1 Opal pants!
As this linen tends to blend into itself I decide to add a few details to this pair that only really show themselves on closer inspection. For the front pockets I sewed the pocket facing on the outside of the patch pocket so they are a bit more of a band and a feature. And for the back pockets I did the same – turning the top edge of the pocket towards the right side of the garment before topstitching. Though these are very subtle details I can’t tell you how much joy they give me!
I don’t think I’ve ever blogged about this Eucalypt woven tank top before – but it’s my absolute favourite summer top. It’s made from a gorgeous Liberty of London print and it’s just so comfy and cool and somehow manages to coordinate with everything in my wardrobe all the time. It’s magic!
Now that Perth is getting warmer I can’t wait to get some more use out of these two additions to my wardrobe!
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