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Sewing activewear

  • 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…

  • Next up: Sewing a sports bra

    May is all about sewing activewear for me and now it’s time to tackle making a supportive sports bra. Supportive as in not just sewing a cropped tank top, but in fact making sure the bra has the proper foundation to be supportive during high impact…

  • Video: New activewear sewing plans

    Time to make some activewear again. In this video  I share my upcoming sewing plans, plus ask you for some suggestions on which project to make! Things mentioned in the video Get my book Sewing Activewear Facebook group Sewing Activewear Sports bra from Ki-Ba-Doo How…

  • Knit running hat

    Lately several of my sewing projects have been centred around keeping warm when exercising outdoors and when I’m running and biking I need something unobtrusive on my head that is warm, but not too warm. Hence why I drafted this knit hat pattern.  It covers…

  • Kwik Sew 3567 wool top

    Kwik Sew used to be such a prolific activewear pattern company and when I first started making moisture wicking knit activewear I used a lot of their patterns. Now they seem to focus primarily on regular clothes and I miss the old days! But that doesn’t…

  • Live show: How to sew your own activewear

    Here is the full video from Sunday’s livestream about sewing activewear! We had a super fun chat and a lot of the conversation was around different kind of fabrics and how to pick the right one for each project. Here are some of the topics…