Sunday, 21 February 2010

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Marimekko and Cloud leggings

In my pursuit to finish my leggings pattern I had to make another two pairs, one with a leg cuff and another with a button cuff. The pattern will includes these two options but also the un-banded hemmed leg that the starry leggings had.

These Marimekko ones have a banded cuff and are size 18m/2T. Although Maia is two, she normally wears 3T to accommodate her largess in the booty department, but these still fit her perfectly as the fabric has such a good stretch recovery. The big print actually makes her legs look so spindly that I'm tempted to make myself a pair. To wear to the circus, or a rave.

And these brown clouds leggings have a button cuff. Unlike the first pair I made, these have a massive big button on the band rather than three tiny ones. And they're a 3T/4T so at the moment they are pretty slouchy at the ankle. Thanks to all the people who volunteered for testing, hopefully they'll be ready to go soon!

8 comments:

  1. Hope you got my email about these!
    Where did you get that stretchy marimekko fabric from? It's fabulous!

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  2. Gorgeous! Maia must have the best wardrobe this side of edingburgh (and i live a long way away lol)

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  3. cuuuute! LOVE the marimekko fabric!

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  4. Lime green looks great, at least you won't lose her in a crowd!
    Love the fabric. Kx

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  5. Gah! Those brown cloud leggings are too much! I want them. For me, not the kids.

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  6. Leggings look great..and I even have a piecce of that green fabric in my stash. Just wondering when the pattern will be available to purchase. It is getting cooler here in NZ and I so need to make Finny some tights.

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