"Sewing for Gymnasts" is the third title in Marie Porter s "Spandex Simplified" series, and is all about designing and creating spectacular and durable leotards for gymnasts of all disciplines - Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Trampoline, Tumbling, Acrobatic Gymnastics, Aerobic Gymnastics, and more. This book is appropriate for beginner to advanced levels of sewing ability, and is written from both a designer, and former "performance" athlete s point of view. It will teach everything from the basics, to tricks of the trade. "Spandex Simplified : Sewing for Gymnastss" will prepare the reader to design and make almost any design of practice or competition leotard imaginable. Given the cost of decent competition leotards - or even practice leos! - this manual will more than pay for itself with the savings from just one project!Sewing for Gymnasts is written in laymans terms, featuring carefully explained, step by step instructions, as well as many full colour photos and sketches. Only basic sewing knowledge and talent is required. Learn everything from measuring, to easily creating ornate applique designs, to embellishing the finished leotard in one book!