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Linden Sweatshirt and Peg Leg Leggings

Both of these garments were made as samples for some new classes I’m teaching here in Austin at The Cloth Pocket. Scroll to the end of the post if you want more info on that! Let’s start with the top which is the Grainline Linden Sweatshirt. I love everything Grainline does. Their patterns fit me well with just a couple minor changes. I simply graded out to a bigger size at the hip. I like…

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Fehr Trade Steeplechase Leggings

(doing my best zombie “Thriller” pose) I’ve been working out lately. Like, a lot. Running every morning (highly recommend the Cto5K app for your phone…), yoga-ing (that’s totally a word, right?), taking Krav Maga classes, and this month Miss Lulu and I are taking a workshop to learn the dance to “Thriller” for Halloween! So to facilitate all this running and punching and zombie dancing, I’ve been sewing ALL THE ACTIVEWEAR. These projects are both the Steeplechase…

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Patterns for Pirates – Peg Leg Leggings

EVEN. MORE. ACTIVEWEAR. SEWING. Yep, I’m on a roll and perhaps even a little obsessed. Most of my sewing the past couple months has been geared toward some type of sports, exercise or outdoorsy-ness. Sorry, not sorry. This is my first Patterns for Pirates make and it’s pretty successful. These are the Peg Legs – a simple leggings pattern with no side seams (yay!) and no waistband elastic (double yay!). The fabric is again from…

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Cake Espresso Leggings

First of all, I fully realize that leggings are not pants so no, I don’t intend to walk out on the street like this. But this is a sewing blog so I’m gonna wear ’em on here FOR SCIENCE! Second of all, I have to admit my good friend Susan works for Cake and helped me pick out the perfect fabric and gave me tips and such. She’s great, and now I have awesome leggings!…

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