January is prime time for kicking butt on your new year鈥檚聽resolutions. At the top of my personal list there鈥檚 being more active and getting my butt to the gym. I don鈥檛 know about you, but new gym equipment and attire always helps me get more excited about working out. So if you鈥檙e looking to add a new piece to your wardrobe that can be worn to the gym and beyond, check out this athleisure garment we鈥檝e just made.


Materials and Tools:



1. Download and print our pattern. Then cut, following the line.

2. Place the pattern over the sweatshirt and use your tailor鈥檚 chalk to trace its outline.

3. Use your scissors to cut, following the line.

4. Fold a 1/4-inch hem around the edge, then fold it a second time to create a double hem fold.

5. Use the fabric glue to create a perfect, crisp edge.

step 2

First, download and print our pattern. If you don鈥檛 have an A3 printer, print the pattern onto two sheets and then tape them together. Next cut, following the line. At this point, use tailor鈥檚 chalk to trace the pattern outline and use your scissors to cut, following the line. You should now have a pretty open-back sweatshirt. Lastly, double fold the raw edge and glue to create a crisp edge. Done!


Pair it with your fave leggings and sneakers for your workout, or wear it with joggers, heels and a bold lipstick to dress it up :)


How else would you style your open-back sweatshirt? Tweet us your ideas @BritandCo, and check out our Pinterest for more DIY workout gear!