Pattern Pile, Make it & Love it’s Attached Skirt Leggings…


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With Chloe in Gymnastics, I have had the attached skirt leggings by Make it & Love it on my to-do list for a while now.

Regular leggings are fantastic, add a skirt and some sequins to them…

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And you have just hit yourself a home run.

I varied from the tutorial in the waistband area. Rather than making a whole new waistband, I cut the skirt and legging fabric with a higher waist and then turned it into the elastic casing. At the time, I thought I was cutting down on prep work. But in retrospect, I wish I had followed her tutorial for the waistband as I think it looks nicer.

All is well though, I made up for it with sequins. Lol.

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Thanks so much for stopping by, and until next time…

Happy Sewing!


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Jess Abbott the Sewing Rabbit is the founder and creative director behind the me sew crazy blog, as well as SewSet.com, 5 & 10 Designs, GNO Events, and co-editor of STYLO. She resides in Virginia Beach with her husband and 3 children.
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  1. says

    Did you use some of that elasticized sequin trim for the sequins? I used some as a waistband over the bodice-skirt seam of a dress a while back, but I couldn’t figure out how to attach it with my machine without crusing up the sequins. If you have any tips, I would love to hear them. Thanks!

    • says

      Hi Sarah –
      It was an elasticized sequin that I had been given as a gift. To tell you the truth, I didn’t really think twice about it. Just grabbed a strong needle, and sewed right on through on the sides. Worked like a charm!

      I am new to sequins, only having worked with them twice, but these seemed pretty easy.

      Hope this was of some help. Thanks!

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