Patterns, Sewing activewear

Workout leggings sewing patterns with gussets or moved inseams

Are you looking for workout leggings sewing patterns that has a crotch gusset and/or a moved inseam? Most ready to wear workout leggings these days have crotch gussets and/or moved inseams for better movement and less rub.  So I figured I should compile a list of the activewear leggings sewing patterns that fits those criteria too. Now this is not a complete list by any means, so please tell me if you know of more leggings sewing patterns like this.…

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Sewing activewear, work in progress

Next up: Spoonflower print workout shorts

It’s time to whip some new workout clothes and hopefully I will keep improving the activewear skills that I’ve worked hard to acquire. First up is a pair of workout/running shorts using my own sports jersey Spoonflower design. This project also marks a return to my own leggings draft after a few projects using commercial patterns. The patterns were good, but the hassle of fitting a leggings pattern is actually quite substantial for me so I will stick to my basic…

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Sewing activewear, Video, work in progress

Video: Making new workout clothes – my fall sewing plans

It’s time to make more activewear! In this video I talk about my four planned projects and how I will actually do some batch sewing this time (something I normally never do). The lure is not having to re-thread the machines a million times, plus I get to really practise specific techniques, something I feel I really need to do in order to improve my skills. Also I will brave the tape binder attachment for my Janome Coverstitch again and…

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Made by me, outfit

What I wore Monday to Friday: July

Last week was my second week of my summer vacation and the first one that felt like a proper summer holiday, since we had a lot of fun social things going on and people visiting us, plus the weather was really nice. And of course I wore summer clothes each day, so let’s take a look at what my hand made outfits looked like last week! Monday Burdastyle silk blouse and straight leg trousers. Had lunch with my oldest daughter…

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Made by me, My makes

My DVF inspired Butterick wrap dress

So here is the finished wrap dress! If you have followed my journey you know that I wanted to make a wrap dress inspired by the classic Diane von Furstenberg ones. So I wanted something with a slightly retro vibe, without being too literal. When I found this fabric last year I immediately felt it would be perfect for a wrap dress, since it had more body than most lycra knits plus the print has a kind of 60-70’s vibe…

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Made by me, Sewing knits, Tutorials, Video

Video: How to sew a wrap dress inspired by Diane Von Furstenberg

Yes my Diane Von Furstenberg inspired wrap dress is done and I even managed to vlog the process! So if you want to see the end result and and also hear me being super nerdy and go deep into all the little details that makes a wrap dress, well then this video might be worth watching 🙂 In it I talk about everything from adjusting the pattern and expand on a bunch of knit sewing techniques, such as how to…

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