Monday, January 19, 2015

Jeggings Joy--Ottobre Designs

The pink lines are the lines for my jeggings.
It looks scary at first, but once you start tracing,
it gets  easier to differentiate the colored lines.
I haven't had a lot of time to sew for myself since we started homeschooling. I'm surprised at how good it feels. I guess when I sew more frequently, I forget just how much I really do enjoy the hunt for the perfect pattern and fabric pairing, the prepping of the pattern and the fabric, and the actual cutting, and piecing and perfecting. It is something a sewist can appreciate. The non-sewist just stares at me like I've finally lost it.

For those who have never traced a pattern from a magazine like Burda or Ottobre, the first glimpse of the pattern is daunting. All the overlapping different colored lines is intimidating. The only way to approach it, is to