All posts tagged: Leggings

Crazy Dog Lady? Maybe… just a little…

 Muahaha… yes, I couldn’t resist. How could I not join in on this challenge!? I had a vision in my head of puppy running leggings, but couldn’t find any fabric that fit what I was imagining. Plus, there aren’t many dog prints out there that look quite as adorable as my little mutt babies… sooo… in came Spoonflower… I used the same photo that I used for our Christmas Card this past year. I tried adding a few designs but ultimately decided to go with plain white. Gotta work on my pattern repeats if I want to try this fabric design thing again. I used the Sloan Leggings pattern from Hey June (view B, tall, 3/4 length). I was drawn to this pattern because of the design – and the long inseam option, of course!  I used my awesome Spoonflower Modern Jersey fabric and this black Tricot Satin Matte Nylon Spandex Knit from Girl Charlee. My puppy fabric turned out to be a little more see-through than I was imagining, but it still worked well enough. …

KnitFix! + Aztec Matilda Leggings

Happy day after Christmas! I get to celebrate again tomorrow when we have our extended family get-together. I love this time of year so much! You also know how much I love Stitch Fix! Well, when Girl Charlee came out with KnitFix… naturally, I had to give it a try :) Not that I need more fabric… but we won’t talk about that right now… ;) So you get a cute little tote bag with 6 mystery fabrics, 2 yards each. Here’s what I got in December’s KnitFix: I’ve been eyeing all of the cute printed leggings out there, and I’ve been psyching myself up to start my Ginger Jeans (my pattern is ready, my fabric is ready… I’m just not mentally ready)… :/ so I figured I’d start with some super simple pants – leggings! I used the black/gray/white aztec print fabric from my KnitFix and the Matilda Leggings pattern from Spit Up & Stilettos. I really love this pattern! I cut between the small and medium size. I wanted them to be full …