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Holey Yoga Pants!

My yoga pants are 10 years old or so. Until last year they had a new look to them because I rarely wore them. I didn't like how fitted they were. That's no longer the problem.

I've worn and washed them so often that the legs got baggy and holey, in particular around the knees. I wonder why the knees since I can't bend them. I lost the ability to sit cross-legged in my late 30s. I wonder if I can do that again if I were to get knee replacements.

Anyway, back to the holey yoga pants. By today's standards of yoga pants, mine are loosey-goosey, which I like and which means I won't find a similar pair ever. Fortunately, the rest of my holey pair of yoga pants still has a lot of wear to them. Simply patch the knees, right? 

I've only sewn stretchy material once or twice. I always got nervous, panicky, even a bit scared. Today, I nipped all that in the face, and had a lot of fun. :-)

 

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  1. YOU are So Full of Colorful Fun!
    Thank you for sharing the Joy of YOU with us/me.

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  2. It brings them out.
    Coffee is on and stay safe

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    1. Dora, I'm quite pleased with the result. Still got the other knee to do. One day. :-)

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  3. Why not make it colourful to match you. Happy New Year to you!!! I hope you had a good Christmas and a nice new year’s eve.

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    1. You said it, Birgit. And, so I am. I'm that eccentric old lady in the background dancing to the music blaring out of somewhere. I love it.

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  4. anything with two legs and no zipper is a pair of yoga pants as far as I’m concerned. It sounds so much better than sweatpants. (These days, that’s all I ever wear and I neither sweat nor do yoga while wearing them). Cheers ...happy New Year!

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    1. Sallie, I think about learning a few basic yoga moves. I'll think about it some more. lol Cheers!

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  5. Works for me! I don't sew either but patches are good! Happy New Year!

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    1. Hi, Anita. I just realized nearly everything I do is some kind of rendition, adaption, or modification of patchwork. I describe my style of cooking as mish-mash, for instance. Ha!

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  6. Hello,
    I like the colorful patches on your yoga pants. I am pretty sad at sewing. Take care, stay safe! Have a happy new week!

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    1. Eileen, I love that phrase "I am pretty sad at sewing." I am, too, but I finally decided not to let that get in my way. Mama would've shuddered at my stitching, once upon a time. I now feel confident sewing in zigzag. I'm almost ready to use another kind of foot pedal. (Ha, I called it a dog pedal!)

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  7. You could be starting a new designer fashion there 😀

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    1. hahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahaha. Wouldn't that be something, Eunice!

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  8. This is a second post I've seen today about repairing clothes! The other person took out a faux inside shirt of a sweater. I really like the loose yoga pants too and would repair them if they needed it. Those patches look colorful and fun!

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    1. Last year the challenge was sourdough bread. Maybe this year will be repairing clothes. :-)

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  9. I'm wholly team find-a-replacement. I've been buying leggings for walking lately, and I like them, so I would urge you to replace. I mean, repairing is good. And sewing stretchy is a great challenge to overcome. But seriously, you might find a pair that's so much better than what you have now.

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    1. Being a senior (snort, that's funny) I need the challenge to keep my brain toned and maintained, Liz. Even if we weren't in SIP time, my shopping choices are few around here. I may be able to count to one. Two, in a stretch. Not that I'm complaining. :-)

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  10. My 'shlumping-around-the-house' pants always go in the knees too . . . and I patch 'em up like that too. The more bright colours the better . . . which does horrify Mrs Widds just a little bit. She's far more elegant and colour-co-ordinated than I could ever be in my wildest dreams. :)

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    1. We're fashion plates, Widders, and we don't know it. :-)

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  11. ...and I use things until there's nothing left to use.

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Thanks for the good cheer. :-)

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