Batch Sewing a Trio of Goodness

Body positive batch sewing creates a trio of leggings in a creative st @ Making the Flame.

In a 13-day span this month, I made 9 pairs of McCall’s 6173 leggings for two different people! How much do I love these leggings? Including the pairs made for others, I’ve sewn this pattern twenty-one times since September 2013. I call that a TNT among TNTs! I cannot rave enough about how easy these […]

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Fade to Black

Two nights ago, I had a weird dream that one of my co-workers read my blog and said, “Ebi, I like your skirts and all, but I’m bored. Do something different.” In response to that, I woke up and evaluated some exciting pants I’d thought about making. These are not those pants. :-p But they’re […]

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They’re Not Pants

“They're Not Pants” McCall's 6173 leggings – Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

There are two camps on the topic of leggings theory. Some people say they are not pants, some people (clearly) believe they are pants. What is interesting, though, is that — it seems — most people from both groups own and wear leggings. So, can’t we all just get along? *wink* I made yet another […]

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Part the Second: Jetty

Here’s the second look, as promised — this day my family went down to the beach, in Connecticut, for a graduation party. The party itself was set back from the beach, next to some pretty typical Connecticut marshes. Being a water baby, I stayed with the waves. (Plus, those nasty nasty marshes were full of […]

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Part the First: Horns

We all have those makes that take awhile  to grow on us, or that we ‘meh’ on, but actually wear a lot. These leggings are one of those sneaky makes! They’re McCall’s M6173, altered to fit me to a T. Now, I love my customized M6173 pattern and the leggings I make from it, but […]

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Friends and Brothers

Some people are creatures of habit, and some are thrill seekers. I was a Very Cautious Person until my early 20s, when I finally got sick of being called fussy, stubborn, close-minded, etc. I’m not 100% free spirit yet, but I am a lot more open to possibility now. So when it was time to have dinner with […]

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