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Athleisure Yoga Pants - Tessa - West 1

Athleisure is activewear garments which are technical enough for your sporty workouts yet comfy enough for everyday relaxing and errands! Pair a tank or top pattern with a tights or pant pattern for a stylish and sporty coordinated outfit.

Take these pants one step further with contrast panels, wide or narow waistbands and the leg width style to suit you. We will customise your pattern for the perfect fit, then sew it up with stretch fabric techniques on your sewing machine, serger or coverstitch machine. Bonus in class: Find out how to draft a crotch gusset and what a coverstitch machine can do for your activewear sewing.

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  • You must be familiar with your sewing/ serger/ coverstitch machine/s before class and it must be in good condition.
  • Serger (preferable) OR Sewing machine in good working order with:
  •       Instruction manual, Foot control, Power Cord, All presser feet.
  • Coverstitch machine(optional) in good working order with:
  •       Instruction manual, Foot control, Power Cord, All presser feet.
  •       If you do not have a coverstitch machine bring a sewing machine and twin stretch needle for hems etc.



  • Sewing machine: *Bobbins; *Stretch needles 80/12; *Stretch twin needle 2,75/75 OR 4.0/75
  • Serger: *Serger stretch needles 80/12
  • Coverstitch: *Coverstitch ELx705 machine needles (optional)
  • *Sharp fabric scissors OR  *Rotary cutter and *mat
  • *Paper scissors
  • *Pattern tracing paper
  • Pen, Mechanical pencil, coloured pencils, eraser
  • Scotch Tape
  • *Ruler, *Fashion/ *French curve
  • Basic sewing notions: *Thread snips;  *Glass head pins;   *Pin cushion;   *Tape measure; *Seam ripper;  *Chaco Liner marking chalk; *Press cloth for garment


PATTERN:Sample pattern is Jalie #3022 Yoga pants.

Choose a pattern to suit your experience level:



  • Fabric and/or contrast meterage according to pattern requirements.Athletic fabric must meet the stretch requirements (2-way or 4-way and stretch %) as specified in your pattern.
  • Elastic width/s and lengths according to pattern requirements.
  • *Thread & serger thread to match or contrast with fabric as required


  • PDF Patterns: Print at 100% scale. Measure test square on printout. Assemble PDF pages as describe on pattern company website.
  • Trace pattern: Measure your hip circumference around the body at the fullest part of your hip. Do not add any extra. Find the pattern size corresponding to your hip measurement on the pattern envelope. Trace the pattern pieces but do not cut out. Bring these pieces to class where we will confirm size/s and make any alterations to waist size, leg length, knee width, hem circumference etc. as required
  • Fabric/s: Prewash and dry fabrics as you intend to care for finished garment.

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Skill Level:
Instructor Name:
Tessa Elston

Athleisure Yoga Pants - Tessa - West 1

$ 150.00