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Coral: How to Sew the Dress Pocket

The Coral Sweater & Dress View B has a lined in-seam pocket that is kind of unusual in its construction. To help you better visualize the construction, we’ve created this tutorial. It follows Step 2B through H of the instructions. What You Need: Pattern Front sewn up to Step 2A Pattern piece 4 (Pocket Lining)…

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Sewing the Side Seams of the Citrus Leggings

Sewing the side seams of View A and View B of the Citrus Leggings can seem a bit tricky because of the weird pattern piece shapes, but no need to fear! It’s not actually hard to sew them. Here are some photos and extra information to help you through the process. View A: When you sew…

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Size Selection and Fit for the Citrus Leggings

For the Citrus Leggings, we recommend that you select your size based on your hip measurement and make any necessary changes from there. Every person’s body is unique and every person has different fit preferences and these are all affected by the particular fabric you use. Additionally, these leggings are quite forgiving in fit because…

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Fabric Selection for the Citrus Leggings

The Citrus Leggings are designed for a stretch knit with 40% horizontal stretch and some vertical stretch. That means that a piece of fabric that is 5″ wide will easily stretch from side to side until it is 7″ wide and when you pull it from top to bottom it will have a little stretch…

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Coral Sweater & Dress: Size Selection & Fit

The Coral Sweater & Dress is a loose fitting sweater or dress with a slight cocoon shape. As you can see from the size chart, there are two size sets to choose from. They overlap for one size to accommodate grading between sizes. Our patterns have been drafted with two basic blocks. We’ve done this…

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Coral Sweater & Dress: Recommended Fabric

To make the Coral as designed, you need three different fabrics: sweatshirt fleece, ribbing, and cotton jersey. And because it is meant to be color blocked, you need sweatshirt fabric in three different colors. There are quite a few options for variations though which makes this such a fun pattern! Sweatshirt knit The Coral is…