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Pattern Making For New Leggings

Read what owner and creator Katharina Co has to say about her pattern making process and the history of clothing patterns: NB: Leggings Base’ leggings are locally manufactured in South Africa from start to finish. “Making a pattern is a rewarding process. It makes me feel so calm and content to stand at the sun drenched work bench, creating lines and cutting out the freshly designed shapes. When it all starts to look right I hand it over to the cutting and sewing department, namely Noleen Van Wyk, who applies…

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A History Of Leggings
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A History Of Leggings

Various forms of leggings have been worn by men and women in Asia, Europe and North America for centuries. Native Americans, French fur trappers and the clans from the Scottish Highlands for example used leggings made from different cloths to protect their legs from insects, snake bites, thorns and of course, cold weather. In Europe, noblemen, soldiers and later sportsmen were wearing some form of leggings throughout the centuries and in colder countries such as Russia or Korea, men and women have been using woollen leggings as an additional layer…

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