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90s Leggings & Crop Top

Added Mar 23, 2014

by sewing fanatic

Nth Is, New Zealand






Leggings & Crop Top – Butterick 6541 Fast & Easy Misses 1992

I whipped these leggings up in a jiffy, and I even made another crop top like last time, out of what was left over of this generous sized stretch knit off-cut I bought from the discount section of the sewing store. All in all I made both items within a day, but if I was being more careful I could have paid attention to matching up the print design more perfectly. The topstitching at the waist is a bit wonky, as the fabric was very stretchy and hard to control; also I didn’t evenly distribute the elastic in the neckline of the crop top, if you can tell lol. The leggings I made in medium size look like relaxed loose pants rather than leggings because the fabric is so stretchy. But the great thing is now I feel motivated to go and work out in a non-self-conscious way lol, and in one of the latest trendy prints. Here I am pretending to exercise at the outdoor gym… don’t laugh haha. Location: Grey Lynn

Material Notes

polyester 4-way stretch knit in tribal print, waistband elastic, elastic underwear lace in pink




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Beach, Casual, Other

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  • Daicrinne_leaves_large

    Jun 20, 2014, 12.35 PMby daicrinne

    Your workout gear does look like great motivation – that is a fabulous print!

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      Jun 22, 2014, 07.57 AMby sewing fanatic

      Thank you, that adds even more motivation for me now, encouraging x

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    Apr 1, 2014, 02.12 PMby liliv-1

    I love it and I wish I had your body!

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      Apr 1, 2014, 10.19 PMby sewing fanatic

      Thank you doll (- but trust me, i know just how bloated my tummy gets when I’m on my periods! Haha)
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    Mar 31, 2014, 08.11 PMby Mary Athey

    This is a fabulous two piece outfit for working out in nadia. You look great x

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      Apr 1, 2014, 02.01 AMby sewing fanatic

      Cheers, appreciate that so much :D xx

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    Mar 31, 2014, 06.31 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Love these items Nadia! ♥ Work it out my friend! :-))

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