You will need
- -fabric for leggings;
- -sewing machine;
- -elastic band.
The first thing you should do is to choose a suitable fabric. The rule here is one: fabric for leggings should be sure to stretch. It might be lycra, knits and other fabrics, which are well drawn. But if the garment you want to sew for my daughter, see if you have a wardrobe of things, of which you can make excellent children's tights. Carefully measure the fabric to leggings turned solely on size.
If you sew leggings the child, then the pattern can be done quite simply: take the tights my daughter that it fit like a glove, and, putting them to paper, draw the pattern of future leggings. You can use the pattern from the magazine, but they do on the standard baby figure and your drawing will be different. But in the "adult" case is to use a pattern from a magazine.
After applying the pattern to the fabric carefully cut on the drawn lines blank for future tights. Cutting the fabric, leave a gap the size of 2-3 cm in order to sew conveniently.
Leggings sew on the sewing machine. In the process of sewing be careful, because the stretch fabric is not taut. Note that string need to pick strictly by the color of the product.
Grab a rubber band of the right color and vsheyte it in the upper part of the leggings. Before adding the gum, it is desirable to carry out the fitting, to later wearing didn't cause discomfort. This applies to both children and adults fashionistas.
Bottom leggings, you need to bend and also flash. If desired, the finished product can be decorated with original embroidery, funny applications and other interesting features.
Advice 2 : How to sew leggings
Leggings – comfortable and practical clothing. In combination with skirts, tunics and short or long sweaters, it can emphasize the dignity of the figure or to hide its flaws. Usually, these skinny pants are made from stretch fabric. Done correctly the product must fit you like a glove, never get wrinkled and do not SAG. You need to practice with the knit stitch and other seams the elastic on the sample of the working fabric, then you can begin to sew the leggings.
You will need
- - cut-way stretch knit of a dark color;
- - scissors;
- - sewing machine with Jersey stitching and the foot;
- needle for knitting;
- - overlock;
- - tracing paper or newspaper;
- - elastic webbing;
- - threads;
- - iron and gauze.
Correctly choose the working fabric for sewing leggins. Experienced seamstresses usually use Jersey, best of all – the-way stretch. It stretches in two directions and retains its shape after washings. It is important that the fabric was nice to wear – after all, leggings are usually worn on the naked body.
Stitching the product is recommended from dark fabric, then the pants can be combined with clothes of different colors. In addition, they visually make the legs more slender.
Make pattern of the leggings to desired length - long, medium or short. The easiest option is to find a finished drawing of a suitable size or use the old skinny jeans, carefully thrust them into the inside seam. Parts cut can be decomposed into-way stretch knits across and along.
Prepare the right tools for sewing knit. You need a specially designed thin needle (they will push the slices of loops on knitted fabric without damaging them). Well, if the sewing machine has a knit stitch. If not, to make the seam elasticity, you need to configure the zigzag, making it more frequent. Finally, you will need a special foot for knits and a serger.
Make neat slices parts cut and finish them with serger. Next, grind details knit pants straight stitching (an inch should be 5-7 stitches!). If the machine can't deal with loose leaf, use the advice of experienced seamstresses: put the newspaper under the wrong side of the working fabric or to make strips of tracing paper and lay them on top of the lines. With the finished product paper will be easy to clean.
Treat the bottom edge of the pants with the serger, with a little stretch fabric. Then put on overlay seam elastic tape and prostrochite it zigzag. Instead, you can tuck the hem (4cm for a hem) and sew it with a double needle ("face" things will work out with double stitching). Another option is to sew the cuffs that have to fold the foot. They should be slightly narrower leg opening.
Follow the hem of the top products, leaving its inner side a small hole. You only have to wear it the elastic band.
Try not to iron the shirt, do not wash them in hot water, otherwise they will quickly lose their elasticity and much sit. If you want priotity sections, test the effect of iron on scrap fabric. Then carefully treat it is not very hot sole through a damp cheesecloth or a couple.