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SEW ALONG: BOO! LEGGINGS – Day 4 So now that you have made your first pair of leggings I thought I would show you how to make a few simple adjustments to get the most out of your pattern! ALTERNATE HEMMING The flip technique may not be your cup of tea, even after you have practiced it a little bit, and that is totally ok (it still rocks)!  You can use these techniques in the Swimmers rashie patterns, Baby Swimmers or with the Sleeved Skater Dress pattern too. Here are a few other options.  They are a bit more fiddly and time consuming, but...

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SEW ALONG: BOO! LEGGINGS – Day 3 Oh hello, it’s you again!  Great to see you.  Hopefully you are here to finish off your leggings! This is a link to the LEGGINGS SAL DAY 3 thread (also accessible via the Pattern Club Group Photo Albums section). Throughout the sew along you can tag your posts on social media with #boopins #boobabypins #boopinsSAL #boopinsSALday3 if you like! Today we are adding our waistband elastic! Follow the pattern to sew your waistband elastic together. Fold in half but move the overlap slightly away from the fold.  This is so when attached, the overlap of the elastic is...

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SEW ALONG: BOO! LEGGINGS – Day 2 Hello!  Welcome back, great to see you and pleased I didn’t scare you off on the first day! This is a link to the LEGGINGS SAL DAY 2 thread (also accessible via the Pattern Club Group Photo Albums section). Throughout the sew along you can tag your posts on social media with #boopins #boobabypins #boopinsSAL #boopinsSALday2 if you like! Today we are going to cover: Establish stitch settings – hem Establish stitch settings – seams Sew hems Sew rise and inside leg seams I am going to warn you right now, getting your stitch settings right is the most time...

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SEW ALONG: BOO! LEGGINGS – Day 1 Hello and welcome to the first BOO! Sew Along! Sew along’s are designed to give you confidence to step out of your comfort zone and try something that you maybe didn’t think you were capable of or have made time to try previously.  It is more fun when we all do it together, your own personal cheer squad! You are welcome to ask questions along the way and there will be a question post in the BOO! pattern club.  If all questions can be asked in the same thread, it will be a...

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SEW ALONG: BOO! LEGGINGS – Introduction So often I hear people saying they are really scared of sewing with stretch fabrics when in fact, it is not difficult at all! Sew along’s are organised sewing events at a set time where we all sew along at the same pace and help each other out as needed.  There will be a blog post published each day covering the steps of the sew-along and a post in the pattern club for you to ask questions, load photos and get help along the way.  You don’t have to participate at the time the...

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