Sewing Activewear: How to make your own professional-looking athletic wear

Sewing Activewear: How to make your own professional-looking athletic wear

by Johanna Lundström

Paperback

$28.99

Overview

Want to start making your own activewear? Or perhaps you are already into sewing your workout clothes, but are ready to step up your sewing game and achieve more professional results? Then this book is for you! Sewing Activewear: How to make your own professional-looking athletic wear takes you through all the fundamentals and then move you to the next level. So that you will be fully equipped and empowered to create your own workout wardrobe—that is both functional and stylish.



Sewing Activewear is the ultimate sewing guide for creating your own workout clothes that are both functional and stylish. Fully illustrated step-by-step tutorials covering everything from beginner techniques and professional fashion industry methods. Comprehensive activewear fabric chapter and extensive guides to the best seams on every household sewing machine. And plenty more!



CONTENT

Fabrics and notions for activewear

• Fabric types

• Stretch, weight and compression

• Activewear fabrics and the environment

• Notions

• Thread

• Elastic

• Needles



Seams for activewear

• Seam guides for every machine

• Seam allowances

• Serger overlock seams

• Sewing machine stretch seams



Seams for hemming (incl. large chapter on coverstitching)

• Sewing machine hems

• Coverstitch hemming

• Flatlock hems



Flatlock seams

• Flatlock on a serger

• Sewing machine mock flatlock seam

• Faux flatlock using a coverstitch machine



Projects (over 25 fully illustrated tutorials)

• Sleeves with thumbholes • Fold-over elastic

• Card pocket

• Ties and strings

• Knit binding

• Ribbing

• Elastic openings

• Cords and drawstrings • Crotch gussets

• Waistbands

• Zipper pockets



Interviews

• Jalie

• Sheila Powell

• Beverly Johnson

• Fehr Trade

• Gwyn Gyldenege

• Christopher Hansson

• Speciality Outdoors

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789163961502
Publisher: Last Stitch
Publication date: 07/14/2019
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

FABRICS FOR ACTIVEWEAR

Fabric types

Stretchability

Fabric weights

Activewear fabrics, our health

and the environment



SEAMS FOR ACTIVEWEAR

Seam allowances

Serger overlock seams

Sewing machine seams



SEAMS FOR HEMMING

Hemming on a sewing machine

Coverstitch

Flatlock hem



FLATLOCK SEAMS

Flatlock on a serger

Sewing machine mock flatlock seam

Faux flatlock with a coverstitch machine



NOTIONS FOR ACTIVEWEAR

Thread

Needles

Other useful notions

Elastics for activewear

PROJECTS

Sleeves with thumbholes

Fold-over elastic

Card pocket

Ties and strings

Knit binding

Ribbing

Elastic openings

Cords and drawstrings

Crotch gussets

Waistbands

Zipper pockets



INTERVIEWS

Jalie

Sheila Powell

Beverly Johnson

Fehr Trade

Gwen Gyldenege

Christopher Hansson

Speciality Outdoors

Johanna Lundström

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