RTW Copycat with Fehr Trade

For the final IPM2016 contest  it’s RTW Copycat which asks us to be ‘inspired by a RTW (ready to wear) image and recreate that look using indie patterns. Your image might be from the catwalk, a magazine or a shop brochure‘.

My inspiration comes from Sweaty Betty’s cycling collection and I’m reacreating the look with two patterns from Fehr Trade:

And it just so happens that making sportswear was on my New Year’s resolution list hurrah!  Making my own cycling gear felt like a huge achievement and I’m supper pleased with the final result. My entry for IMP2016 contest is over on TMS blog and it has a lot more details about fabric, sewing etc.


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    1. Thanks – I won’t need a neon vest anymore when cycling. I think in these shorts drivers will see me from a mile away!


  1. They are awesome! I haven’t done cycling shorts yet – though have kept the foam from ones that have worn out, so I really don’t have an excuse. Have you done a long ride yet? How does the foam from Make Bra stand up?


    1. So far I’ve just done a short bike ride and the foam feels fantastic. But I’ve yet to really put it to the test on my daily commute (6.6 miles each way) – so I’ll let you know.


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