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Megan Neilsen Ash Jeans

While on the lookout for a pair of well fitting, wide leg jeans, a chance conversation with a sewing friend resulted in her gifting me her copy of Megan Neilsen's Ash Jeans.  They didn't work for her so perhaps they would work for me.  

I like that Megan Neilsen includes multiple styles in the one pattern and the versions I had seen on IG really looked good.

I had a remnant of denim in my stash that I picked up from The Fabric Store's infamous remnant bin.  I had 1.5m which is the perfect sized piece for jeans for me.  It had 2% lycra resulting in 20% stretch so perfect for comfortable wide leg jeans.

Because these jeans were essentially a wearable muslin and because I was due to leave for holiday in a few days, I couldn't be bothered faffing around with coloured top stitching, I decided to use matching top stitching.  This presented me with a slight problem, I didn't have any navy top stitching thread!  I really didn't want to use my precious sewing time driving …

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