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Maternity Style: Cappuccino Cardigan

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Specs: Pattern: Cappuccino Cardigan by Candy Castle View: Long sleeves, no cuffs. Size M graded out to L at the hips. Adjustments: none Fabric: Jersey Knit from Minerva Crafts Worn at: 30 weeks pregnant I have one cardigan that is probably the most worn garment in my wardrobe. It’s actually one that was mysteriously found after a summer of visitors, …

Gabriela of Chalk & Notch: Podcast Episode 6

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In Episode 6 of the Maternity Sewing Podcast, Erin talks with Gabriela, owner of Chalk & Notch patterns, about a couple of her most popular sewing patterns and why her patterns seem to work so well for pregnant, nursing, and postpartum sewists. Podcast Player: Show Notes: You can find Maternity Sewing at MaternitySewing.com. Keep in touch with us by following …

Jodi of Sew Fearless

Sewing Self-Confidence after Pregnancy: Jodi of Sew Fearless

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Through pregnancy and post-partum our bodies go through massive changes in size and shape, unfamiliar redistributions of weight, and are constantly changing. These changes can be disorienting and can cause even the most self-confident of women to feel alien in her body. Today on the Maternity Sewing blog we have Jodi from Sew Fearless to talk about how she uses …

The Maternity Sewing Podcast Episode 5: Sewing for Dementia with Chuleenan Svetvilas of CSews

Sewing for Dementia with Chuleenan: Podcast Episode 5

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In Episode 5 of the Maternity Sewing Podcast, Erin talks with Chuleenan of CSews about sewing for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia and the simple but important things to consider when sewing for someone with dementia that can help both them and their caregiver. Podcast Player: Show Notes: You can find Maternity Sewing at MaternitySewing.com. Keep in touch with us …

How to Sew Nursing Pads (With Free Pattern)

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If you plan on nursing your new baby, you’ll soon find that nursing pads are a necessity. Leaks are inevitable, especially those first months as your flow is the strongest, and even before you give birth you can have some colostrum leaks already. Did you know your milk can start flowing as soon as you hear your baby cry? How …

The Maternity Sewing Podcast Episode 4: Where Erin & Lisa Live

Where Erin & Lisa Live: Podcast Episode 4

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In episode 4 of the Maternity Sewing Podcast, Lisa and Erin chat about where they live (rurally in France and the Seattle area, respectively), what their homes are like (they both need lots of work) and the upsides and downsides to where they live (the biggest downside being access to fabric stores!). Podcast Player: Show Notes: You can find Maternity …

Sewing & Body Image with Charlie of This Blog is Not for You on the Maternity Sewing Podcast: Episode 3

Sewing and Body Image with Charlie: Podcast Episode 3

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In Episode 3 of the Maternity Sewing Podcast, Erin talks with Charlie, M.Sc., a sewing blogger and psychologist, about a few of the ways sewing is good for your mental health, why it’s important to be selfish, and how sewing is a practice in mindfulness. Podcast Player: Show Notes: You can find Maternity Sewing at MaternitySewing.com. Keep in touch with …

The Maternity Sewing Podcast: Episode 2 - Postnatal Contraception with Dr. Hannah.

Postnatal Contraception with Dr. Hannah: Podcast Episode 2

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In this episode, Erin talks to Dr. Hannah about postnatal contraception. Hannah is a senior resident medical officer in obstetrics and gynecology who also happens to be a sewist. Counseling women on contraceptive options, particularly in the postpartum period, is a big part of her job. In this episode, Hannah introduces several different contraceptive options and explains what you need …