July 21, 2020

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Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

Get your doll ready for the 2021 Summer Olympics with this patriotic pattern hack of the Love From Lola Basic Leotard Pattern.

Giveaway Alert! We're giving away one Team Spirit Leotard for 18-inch Dolls AND 3 Doll-Sized Olympic Medals featured in this free craft tutorial

Be sure to leave a comment and tell us:

What's your favorite Olympic Event to watch?

Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

Get the Pattern Here:

Basic Leotard PDF Sewing Pattern For 18-inch Dolls Basic Leotard PDF Sewing Pattern For 14.5-inch Dolls

1. Start by placing the Leotard front piece on the center of a piece of paper. Trace around the pattern piece.

 

2. Fold the Leotard front pattern piece in half. Use this to mark where the center front is along the neckline.

Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

 

3. Measure and mark 1⁄2 inch in from each side seam.

 

4. Draw a line from the center neckline down to the markings you just made. You should have a triangle shape on the leotard front now.

 Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

 

5. Cut out the triangle-shaped portion of the leotard front.

6. Following the instructions on page 12 of the Basic Leotard pattern cut out the leotard back and the sleeves. You will also need 2 pieces cut to roughly 8 x 10 inches for the leotard front. One of the main fabric and one of the overlay fabric.

Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

7. Place your main fabric down with your overlay fabric on top.

8. Center the overlay pattern piece on top. Pin through all three layers to secure the pattern piece in place.

Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

9. Stitch the overlay in place following directly alongside the edge of the V shape. Stitch only along the edge of the V shape, do not stitch along the leg and crotch seam.

10. Remove the pattern piece. Taking care cut away the excess fabric leaving 1/8 inch along the stitched line. You will be left with something that looks like this.

Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

11. Place the pattern piece marked ‘Basic Leotard Front’ on top and cut out the pattern. Use the stitching line as a guide and place the top of the V at the neckline center.

12. To finish treat this completed piece as the leotard front and follow the steps found on page 7 of the Basic Leotard Pattern to finish the leotard.

Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

13. Finished leotard!

This technique can be used to create a variety of different designs on your leotard, or simply omit the sleeves and make a swimsuit instead!

Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

Team Spirit Leotard Pattern Hack

ENTER TO WIN A Team Spirit Leotard AND 3 Doll-Sized Olympic Medals

To enter this week's contest, simply click the link below and then enter through the giveaway widget at the bottom of the blog post, there are many things you can do to earn multiple entry points!

Contest Details: You enter through the entry form that is embedded on this page and appears just below this paragraph, if you don't see it, be sure to visit the page from your desktop or an alternate browser such as Google Chrome. It may not appear on all mobile devices. The complete rules and entry details appear on the entry form. This is not a comment contest - in other words, leaving a comment on the bottom of this page is not an official entry method. The only required entry method is to leave a comment under this post and then confirm that you did it in the contest widget. One person will receive the PF Gift Card. You can enter once, or gain multiple entries by completing the other entry methods and increase your chances of winning. Please review all Terms and Conditions on the giveaway page before entering. While we wish we could run this contest everywhere, for legal reasons it is only open to eligible residents of the U.S. and Canada, not including Rhode Island. This contest is exclusively endorsed by Liberty Jane Clothing and Pixie Faire. 

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We'd love to hear from you. Leave a comment and tell us - What's your favorite Olympic event to watch?

Commenting below and confirming your entry in the widget above gives you one entry method, the other methods are listed in the widget above, be sure to enter in as many ways as you can to receive the maximum amount of entries to win the leotard and medals!

Thanks, everyone!

The Pixie Faire Team


79 Comments

Kate
Kate

July 22, 2020

Although I’m not a big sports fan, I love watching all of the Olympic events. My favorite Summer event is gymnastics and my favorite Winter event is figure skating.

Linda A Gawthrop
Linda A Gawthrop

July 22, 2020

Gymnastics!

Liddia
Liddia

July 22, 2020

I like the diving

Jill Shoemaker
Jill Shoemaker

July 22, 2020

Gymnastics!

Joanne Spence
Joanne Spence

July 22, 2020

In the summer I try to catch all the gymnastics, pool events and rowing. In the winter it’s figure skating, hockey, biathlon and anything on a sled.

Marietta
Marietta

July 22, 2020

High dive is my favorite

Michelle Wheeler
Michelle Wheeler

July 22, 2020

Gymnastics

Joy S.
Joy S.

July 22, 2020

My favorite Olympic Sport is definitely Figure Skating.

Cheryl R.
Cheryl R.

July 22, 2020

In the summer I love Gymnastics……..in the Winter Figure Skating

Donna Sherry
Donna Sherry

July 21, 2020

My favourite summer sport is Diving. Winter Sport is Skating

Christa
Christa

July 21, 2020

Gymnastics, both men’s and women’s.

Patricia S.
Patricia S.

July 21, 2020

Equestrian.

Gail Beam
Gail Beam

July 21, 2020

Ice skating, gymnastics, track, and volleyball are my favorites.

Pam
Pam

July 21, 2020

gymnastics in the summer Olympics and ice skating in the Winter

Marci
Marci

July 21, 2020

Ice skating

Sam
Sam

July 21, 2020

For watching – probably figure skating

Deborah Fields
Deborah Fields

July 21, 2020

I enjoy the ice skating Competitions.

Carmen
Carmen

July 21, 2020

Swimming!

T
T

July 21, 2020

My favorite olympic event us the rings. They are so daring!

DAWN K HELM
DAWN K HELM

July 21, 2020

Love the gymnastic events with rings, balance beams and floor routines. Adorable outfit for the dolls. Thanks so much.

Mae Lynn Beck
Mae Lynn Beck

July 21, 2020

My favorite sport to watch is gymnastics. I’m always amazed at what they can do.

Shirley
Shirley

July 21, 2020

My favorite is women’ and men gymnastics.

Roxanne Perez
Roxanne Perez

July 21, 2020

I like the figure skating the best.

Joy
Joy

July 21, 2020

Love Olympic Swimming. Amazing to watch. :)

Connie
Connie

July 21, 2020

Ice skating is my favorite.

Sue
Sue

July 21, 2020

I like figure skating.

darlene
darlene

July 21, 2020

love the skiing

Sue S
Sue S

July 21, 2020

I love watching the gymnastics and marveling at how flexible they are!

kathy m.
kathy m.

July 21, 2020

my favortie event is gymnatics on th bars so graceful or it seem to be

Jeanne
Jeanne

July 21, 2020

I love the ice skating…so beautiful.

sheila
sheila

July 21, 2020

summer: gymnastics
winter: ice skating

Linda
Linda

July 21, 2020

My favorite Olympic sport to watch is the ice skating and gymnastics. The metal hack is great for clubs or church groups who want to save money. They can also be specified for certain accomplishments.

Julie
Julie

July 21, 2020

Definitely gymnastics! Thanks for the pattern hack!

Alice
Alice

July 21, 2020

swimming and skating

Sharon
Sharon

July 21, 2020

Badminton.

Judith Martinez
Judith Martinez

July 21, 2020

My favorite event to watch is gymnastics.

Denise
Denise

July 21, 2020

I love watching gymnastics figure skating and diving

Donna Landreth
Donna Landreth

July 21, 2020

I like the swimming and diving. Thank you Cinnamon for the awesome giveaways.😘

Jane
Jane

July 21, 2020

women’s gymnastics !!!

Pat
Pat

July 21, 2020

I love the gymnastics

J.J. Goody
J.J. Goody

July 21, 2020

Figure Skating

Lisa
Lisa

July 21, 2020

I love gymnastic! Especially uneven bars. For winter sports it would be skiing,sledding and figure skating.

Katherine Ackerman
Katherine Ackerman

July 21, 2020

I really enjoy the gymnastic’s and swimming competition.

Kathy
Kathy

July 21, 2020

My favorite event of all time is gymnastics. It is so beautiful to watch, and I am always amazed at the new stuff they come up with.

Bridgette
Bridgette

July 21, 2020

I really like the skating.

Grandmother
Grandmother

July 21, 2020

I like swimming.

Nancy S
Nancy S

July 21, 2020

For summer – it’s gymnastics; for winter its figure skating.

Lisa Abney
Lisa Abney

July 21, 2020

Gymnastics … always entertaining!

Maria L
Maria L

July 21, 2020

For summer Olympics, I watch the gymnastics and for Winter Olympics the Ice Skating

Diyana
Diyana

July 21, 2020

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Candy
Candy

July 21, 2020

Summer Olympics-gymnastics
Winter Olympics-skiing,luge.

Margaret
Margaret

July 21, 2020

figure skating

Carm
Carm

July 21, 2020

I love ice skating and gymnastics as the are so elegant.

Lisa
Lisa

July 21, 2020

I love gymnastics and ice dancing.

Shasta
Shasta

July 21, 2020

I don’t know if I have a favorite!

Cindy
Cindy

July 21, 2020

I don’t know if I can choose a favorite!

Bridgette
Bridgette

July 21, 2020

I like ice skating!

Laurie
Laurie

July 21, 2020

During summer Olympics I like synchronized swimming.

Grannie Frannie
Grannie Frannie

July 21, 2020

All ice skating events draw my attention – mesmerizing!

Carolyn Meyers
Carolyn Meyers

July 21, 2020

Why girls gymnastics of course! I competed in floor exercise and uneven bars in high school. My second fav is synchronized swimming followed by girls track in the summer olympics.

Kathleen
Kathleen

July 21, 2020

I love women’s gymnastics.

Carrie
Carrie

July 21, 2020

My favorite is women’s gymnastics but I hate how late it is usually. I also love ice skating.

Jenny
Jenny

July 21, 2020

I like to watch gymnastics. Thanks for the giveaway!

Cynthia C
Cynthia C

July 21, 2020

I love to watch figure skating.

Holly
Holly

July 21, 2020

Summer Olympics my fave would have to be gymnastics (either sex and all types) and winter it’s the figure skating. In both cases it’s fun to watch and wonder at the skill it takes to not only compete but make it look effortless!

Cath
Cath

July 21, 2020

My favorite event is figure skating. It’s so graceful. Thanks for the opportunity and ideas. Happy stitching.

BevM
BevM

July 21, 2020

Go USA! Great doll costumes.

Dorothy
Dorothy

July 21, 2020

Figure skating is my favorite, especially the couples event. They are amazingly graceful and strong.

Lorraine M
Lorraine M

July 21, 2020

The ice skating is my favorite!

Dianne
Dianne

July 21, 2020

My favorite Olympic events to watch are ice skating and gymnastics.

Tammy
Tammy

July 21, 2020

Figure skating

Candie L
Candie L

July 21, 2020

I have always enjoyed watching the ice skating. Thank you

Susan P.
Susan P.

July 21, 2020

Winter Olympics: bobsledding. Summer Olympics: women’s gymnastics. No, I cannot do either but I like to watch them.

Leann
Leann

July 21, 2020

Ice skating – so graceful!

Linda A C
Linda A C

July 21, 2020

Girl’s gymnastics.

Amelia
Amelia

July 21, 2020

Soccer

Kathryn
Kathryn

July 21, 2020

Too cute!

Jessie
Jessie

July 21, 2020

My favorite event is the gymnastics floor exercise, which is funny because my daughter’s least favorite gymnastics event to perform is the floor exercise! (She likes uneven bars.) Thanks so much for the pattern hack and the contest!

cathy
cathy

July 21, 2020

skating

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