Feathers Flights // Sewing Blog: Floral Print Leggings


Floral Print Leggings

With this second pregnancy I have been extremely sick. I was so sick that I rarely wanted to get dressed in regular clothes. I wanted something comfortable, cute, and stretchy for growing. I just traced some leggings I already own, but Miranda has an awesome tutorial about drafting and sewing your own leggings.
The leggings are actually made with swimsuit fabric. I found this fabric about a year ago on sale at Joann's and got some to make a circle skirt for my sister. A couple of weeks later I couldn't stop thinking about the gorgeous print, so I went back and luckily it was still there on sale. I got a yard for myself for a future swimsuit, but used it for these leggings instead. I love them!
The shirt is a XL maternity shirt that I cut and sewed to my size. I love the glamour of it and it's actually the perfect tunic length to match with these leggings. I did add a tiny cuff to the hems to give a little extra length. I have long legs that need lots of extra length. These leggings make (and made me happy when I sick) me so happy that I jump for joy.
And because my blog is also focused on my family, here are the awesome outtakes with Henry. He is such a clown. He loves doing anything to make us laugh and nonchalantly taking the center of attention.


  1. Wait! First of all, congratulations on the new pregnancy! When did you announce it? I missed it! It was a total surprise for me, but I got happy for you! And as for the leggings, they look great, I love the fabric print...

  2. Your leggings are so cute, not to mention they look super comfortable! Great job.

  3. Those leggings look great. I am totally not that brave.
    So sorry you have been sick. That is never fun. Hope you can enjoy the rest of the pregnancy!

  4. congrats on your pregnancy! And yay for comfy pants :)

  5. Swimsuit fabric! That's genius- I especially like the idea for kids, that seems like it would be a lot more stain resistant than regular knit fabric. Great outfit, great pics, great idea, and I always love a Henry cameo. Thanks heather!

  6. How did I miss this!!! Congratulations, congratulations, congratulations!!! I hope you feel better soon. :)

  7. I think that that floral print is better on your long legs than on a slim swimsuit: we can see all those gorgeous flowers!!!
    MammaNene @ SergerPepper

  8. Love floral leggings! I might try this with some left over fabric I have from www.organiccottonplus.com, thanks!

  9. Love floral leggings! I might try this with some left over fabric I have from www.organiccottonplus.com, thanks!


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