ALL-IN-ONE GYM TIGHTS TUTORIAL WITH FREE PATTERN

Hello Everyone!

My project for today is part two of last weeks post. Making this tights is quick and easy. Cotton or nylon lycra can be used.

REQUIREMENTS

Good quality lycra
Elastic for the waist
Matching polyester thread
Floss for the overlocker
Stretch twin needle

SEAM ALLOWANCE

6 mm

STITCHES

Straight stitch
Zigzag stitch
Three thread overlocking
Four thread overlocking

SEWING INSTRUCTIONS

Pin the pattern to the fabric and cut the two panels out.

With right sides together, pin and stitch the inner leg seam of one panel together with the 4 thread overlocker. Repeat the same for the other panel.


Turn one leg right side out and slip it into the other leg, right sides together.

Pin and stitch the crotch together.


With right sides together, pin and machine stitch the two casing sides together, using a stretch stitch. With right sides together, pin the casing to the top edge of the tights and overlock.

Measure the waist and cut elastic about 10 cm shorter then the waist circumference. Overlap the two raw ends by 1-1,5 cm. Use a zigzag stitch to sew it together.

Quarter pin the casing and the elastic. Pin the elastic to the wrong side of the casing, matching the pins up.

Machine stitch, or overlock the edge of the elastic and the casing together.

Fold the elastic over to the wrong side and pin the edge of the elastic to the edge of the casing and tights seam allowance.

Machine stitch together with a straight stitch, while stretching at the front and back.

Pin/tack the hem of each leg.

Machine stitch on the right side with a twin stretch needle.


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PLEASE NOTE THAT I WILL BE TAKING A BREAK TO WORK ON NEW SEWING COURSES AND OTHER PROJECTS.
THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

HAVE A GREAT WEEK FURTHER!

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