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Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing ISLY | I Still Love You - Art, Sewing, Design, Bookbinding, Photography, Crafts Fehr Trade: tag One of the favourite features of my PB Jam Leggings pattern is that there’s a secure, inner pocket at the upper back to keep things like your phone, keys, or gels handy while you’re working out. While I was developing the pattern, I decided to make this pocket one layer, and use the exterior of the leggings as the other side of the pocket, sealing off the bottom with topstitching. But sometimes you may not want any topstitching visible from the right side, so to do this, you only need one extra piece of fabric and a few short steps. Making the pocket invisible from the outside will only add about 5 minutes max onto your construction time, but if your fabric is thick, definitely consider cutting your pocket from a thinner lycra! Here’s the finished invisible pocket on my latest “rainbow sherbert” pair I’ve just finished! instead of just one. Peplums are a major AW12 trend and one that’s well within reach of most home sewists and high street shoppers. read more >> 12 July 2012, 14:27 Step 1

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