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Saturday, 21 August 2021


It takes a certain type of person to have hiking shorts/long pants that don't fit anymore morph to getting canvas and take up sewing. Not a problem mind you, just a certain type of person.
On another blog this morning someone was talking about his treadle sewing machine that does heavy material and light leather better than a modern electric machine.

I have made shirts and pants in the past, for costumes. Making practical everyday pants is a bit different, and would likely require a few tries.
... Or I could just start wearing a kilt. Hey, Utilikilts even come with cargo pockets! But the price... my Scots ancestry, dilute tho' it be, finds that appalling.

I'm not up to seriously looking at a kilt, I see them around but I'm really used to pants & shorts. When I need a new pair of shorts or pants I just buy them... I'm a big fan of the Wrangler "hiker" shorts, the length is right and I'm really used to the pockets...
For pants I have cargo pants and cheap jeans.

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