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I made this version of the Blank Slate Oceanside Pants last year just after my daughter was born and just thought they were just okay.  While they made it into my top 5 misses from last year, I found them recently and decided I’d been unfair to them and the pattern.  It’s pretty typical for me to hate things I’ve managed to make directly postpartum (shocker that my mind would be otherwise occupied in that time! :D).  So, in fairness to the process and these pants that really are quite nice to wear in the heat of summer, here’s the Blank Slate Oceanside Pants in a nice herringbone linen. Blank Slate Oceanside Pants Pattern details This pattern is a great loose fitting pant with a drawstring/elastic combination waist.  The pattern has just one piece (minus pockets and drawstring) which is a good and bad thing.  It’s good because one piece…

Refashion Runway: Buttons This week’s Refashion Runway theme is buttons.  I came up with this button yoyo wristlet. The challenge of using buttons in refashioning proved to be…