"Sew Your Own Activewear" Book (signed)


Signed copies are now available for a very limited time only! Purchase now to avoid disappointment. This edition will be signed by the author and shipped from London (please state in the order comments if you'd like it to be written to a specific name).

"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.

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).