"Sew Your Own Activewear" Book (signed)


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Signed copies were available for a very limited time only and are no longer available direct from the author. Please refer to the list of international resellers at SewYourOwnActivewear.com to buy your copy.

"Sew Your Own Activewear" is the debut book from FehrTrade founder and activewear sewing specialist Melissa Fehr. In this book you'll learn how to sew, fit, and adapt the included four basic block patterns into thirteen different activewear designs, including:

  • Vest Top
  • Crop Top
  • Winter Base Layer
  • Rashguard
  • Cycling Top
  • Raglan T-Shirt
  • Hoodie
  • Active Jacket
  • Active Leggings
  • Yoga Bottoms
  • Cycling Shorts
  • Warm-Up Bottoms
  • Split Shorts

Additionally, you'll learn how to sew robust seams (on an overlocker/serger or standard sewing machine), select appropriate activewear fabrics, and adapt patterns to your specific sporting requirements including:

  • Add a gusset to any leggings
  • Convert standard sleeves to raglan
  • Sew 8(!!) different kinds of pockets
  • Adjust for 21 common fit issues
  • Sew a wide, yoga-style waistband
  • Add a thumb-cuff to any top without hand sewing
  • And sew much more!

The book is full colour, paperback, 128 pages, published by SewAndSo, and includes pull-out patterns for four basic blocks (See photos for size range). It is also available in German.

If you would like this signed with a specific person's name, please provide details in the order comments. Otherwise, the message won't be personalised.

Please note there is now a new, additional bottom block available for free download to all those who own the book. If purchasing a signed copy now, also add the Compression Fitting Bottom Block to your cart and it will automatically be free (no coupon code required).

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