It was a bad day.
First I pulled out a pair of wool pants I’d cut out a couple of years ago, and although the fit of that pattern was several iterations ago, I figured it wouldn’t hurt too much to make them up anyway. I start in on them, only to find out that the wool has a worn spot right on the upper thigh. I did buy that fabric new, but it was cheap for wool, and that was probably why.
Pattern edited to match my usual fit changes.
Pattern just barely fit on the 100% wool fabric I got from my aunt (who likely had it since the 70s).
Start cutting out, only to realize there’s a gash in the fabric right in the middle of the front thigh, sewn together with a whipstitch using the same thread that’s in the fabric, so likely done in the factory.
I had started to play around with embellishing the leg with embroidery or lace or something to cover the slit, but really – do I want to put that much work into fabric that’s obviously seconds, and ancient to boot?
Two tosses in one day. Ouch.