The other day I saw myself walking into the gym and realized that I was dressed like an elementary school student. I was wearing pink polka-dotted shorts, a t-shirt from elementary school (no lie), and an obnoxious blue UNC headband. The great thing about this look is that no one bothers you while working out, but I decided to put a little more effort into my workout wardrobe. Enter the Tie Back Tank by Greenstyle Creations and a second version of the Simplicity 84244 leggings .
It might have something to do with all of the Valentine’s Day advertisements I keep seeing, but the bra-making bug bit me again. In the past week, I’ve sewn up two matching sets. Here’s the first: a Cloth Habit Harriet Bra paired with Simplicity 8436, a Madalynne X Simplicity pattern. Continue reading
I did a little impulse shopping at Joann’s over the Black Friday holiday. On Wednesday, I took advantage of their 5 for $5 sale on Simplicity patterns and picked up this pattern, along with a few others. I then went back on Friday and bought the fabric for this project. This fabric was just 40% off (no better than a regular day at Joann’s), but I bought it anyway. It is a fairly thin poly-spandex blend from their activewear section. It’s nothing special, but I wanted a grey performance material and this fit the bill. Continue reading