Alternative post titles were going to be something along the lines of “I Love My Mommy” or “My Mother is an Enabler.” Because last weekend when I went to the store to get more lining material for skating costumes (a necessary purchase, and mostly for my paying clients) my mother came along. And when I was looking around and explaining that I pretty much can’t wear any of the non-jeans RTW pants that I own because they don’t fit anymore, and how I will totally need more grey and navy pants for this summer (at some skating events I act in an quasi-official capacity and there is a dress code) because the ones I made last summer were fine, but the fabric was so cheap that it really isn’t lasting well, well, my mother broke down and got me some fabric. Which wasn’t my intent, as I wasn’t expecting the store to have such a great selection of pants-weight fabrics in stock when I brought her, but, well, I don’t turn down gift fabric.
|Top: subtle pinstripe. Unknown fiber content, though I guess polyester?
Very soft, though it had a funny smell when I washed it.
Bottom: crepe-like poly-rayon-lycra. I love this stuff!
|Left: Ribbed knit with cotton content? $2.49/yard from the mystery sale pile.
Right: navy poly-rayon-lycra for more pants.