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Sewing activewear

  • Jalie Anne-Marie running dress

    So here it is, the running dress I made for my half-marathon in May. I used the Anne-Marie dress/top pattern from Jalie but did quite a few desiign modifications. Mesh back. I added a big mesh panel in the back for instance and covered all the opening…

  • Open back workout top

    Sometimes I get very specific design ideas in my head, and then just dive right in without doing a test garment! This workout top was an example of this approach, and in hindsight, I should have tried it before I cut into my precious Meryl…

  • Sewing yoga capri leggings

    So let’s take a look at one of my latest and favorite activewear make, a pair of bold print yoga capri leggings. I just love this fabric, and this was my last piece, and I just barley managed to squeeze all the pieces in (good…

  • Video: Sewing activewear–my latest makes

    I’ve spent the last few months sewing a 5-piece activewear collection, and now finally, all the pieces are done! This collection is way more colourful than my normal workout gear, it wasn’t really intentional but I’ve managed to score more colourful activewear fabrics locally lately,…

  • Video: How to sew a sports bra

    Remember that I decided to try sewing a highly supportive sports bra, inspired by Beverly Johnson’s stellar advice in my book Sewing Activewear? Well, I’m happy to report that I came out on the other side of that adventure! And if you want to know…