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Espresso Leggings Class in Austin

Hey all, this is just a quick note for those of you in the Austin area. I’m teaching a class on Cake’s Espresso Leggings pattern at Fabricker next Tuesday night. You can checkout the pair I blogged about here.
This pattern is so great because it uses your exact measurements to create a great fitting pair of leggings. The pattern accomodates those with waist sizes 25″-55″ so if you’re worried the pattern won’t fit you, think again!

For the class you will need:
  • Cake’s Espresso Leggings pattern (buy it at Austin Fabric Co-Op!)
  • 1-1.5 yds of knit fabric. If your thigh circumference is more than 30” you will need 2-3 yds. Fabric Suggestions: Jersey, doubleknit/ponte, stretch velvet, stretch mesh, ITY, stretch lace. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Knits with a 5-10% Spandex/Lycra content (no spandex means your leggings will be baggy in the knee area)
  • 1-2 yds of ¾wide elastic

  • Sewing machine that can sew a ZIG ZAG stitch
  • Matching thread
  • BALL POINT sewing machine needles
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Pencil
  • Tape Measure
  • Ruler
  • Tracing paper (optional)
  • Twin needle (optional)

Wear tight fitting pants/shorts to class to get the most accurate measurements.

You must PRE-WASHfabric before class (otherwise you’ll end up with cropped leggings after you wash them!)

This class is for ADVANCEDBEGINNERS. You must know how to operate a sewing machine but you don’t have to have previous garment sewing experience.

Here’s the details:
Tues Jan 21 @ 6pm
Small class size – 4 people max
$35 for the 4hr class
Call the store at (512) 323-2668 or visit in person to register (and buy your fabric!)
You can get your copy of the pattern at the store.

Hope to see ya there!

Comments (1) for post “Espresso Leggings Class in Austin”

  • HI Dixie,
    A friend and I just learned about this class! Will you be teaching it again any time soon? We’d really like to take it!

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