5 ways to make your wardrobe last through pregnancy - MaternitySewing.com

5 Ways to Make Your Wardrobe Last Through Pregnancy

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Newly pregnant and ready to put away your regular wardrobe? Not so fast – you might be surprised at how far your regular wardrobe can take you. No doubt your body will change a fair bit. Not only will you grow a belly, but you’ll probably go up a few sizes overall. It’s impossible to predict how much weight you …

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Maternity Style: Fringe Dress

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Specs: Pattern: Fringe Blouse and Dress Pattern by Chalk & Notch View A, Size 4 Adjustments: Waistband moved up two inches to accommodate baby bump Fabric: Cotton Flannel Pictured at 34 weeks pregnant I’ve had my eye on the Fringe Dress Pattern by Chalk & Notch for a while now, so I was thrilled when Lisa reached out and asked …

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Maternity Style: Two Pegs Dress

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Specs: Pattern: Two Pegs Dress by Boho Banjo View A, Size S, longer sleeves Adjustments: None Fabric: Rayon challis from Minerva Crafts Pictured at 36 weeks pregnant Now this is a dress that I had not expected to love as much as I do. When I saw the product listing of the Two Pegs Dress pattern, I did not think …

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Introduction to Cloth Menstrual Pads

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I wonder what you thought when you saw the title of this post – “Oh cool!”, “Ehm, what?” or even “Gross!”? My mission here is to at least pique your interest, because I definitely think sewing your own cloth pads is cool! I’ve been using them for a couple of years now, but I admit that when I first heard …

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Maternity Style: Waterfall Raglan Top & Dress

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Specs: Pattern: Waterfall Raglan by Chalk & Notch View A with long sleeves – Size 4 Adjustments: None Fabric: Sweater Knit Pictured at 37 weeks pregnant I’m so excited to be guest blogging for MaternitySewing.com today! I am so very near to the end of my pregnancy at this point, but I am thrilled that this resource exists and know …

Pregnant Elisabeth in Frankie Mae Top

Miss Frankie Mae Top

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Pattern: Miss Frankie Mae Top  by 1 Puddle Lane Style B – Long Sleeve + Size 10 US/14 AUS Adjustments: 1” added for height, which I do for 99% of patterns.  Cuffs added to sleeves due to preference. Fabric: Burnout sweater knit from Sincerely Rylee Fabrics Pictured at 37 weeks pregnant Hello – I’m Elisabeth, blogger and sewist at Stitching …

Infinity Dress Sewalong 6: Bandeau Top

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In the final part of the Infinity Dress Sewalong, we’ll sew the bandeau top. Gather your front and back bandeau top pieces, coordinating thread, pins, scissors, and of course sewing machine. A serger is optional. We’re using a contrast thread throughout this Infinity Dress Sewalong for visibility purposes, but we advise you to use coordinating thread for your dress. We’ll …

Infinity Dress Sewalong 6: Skirt

Infinity Dress Sewalong 5: Skirt

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In part 6 of the Infinity Dress Sewalong, we’ll assemble the skirt and attach it to the straps and waistband. Gather your skirt and and waistband & strap pieces, coordinating thread, pins, scissors, and of course sewing machine. A serger is optional. We’re using a contrast thread throughout this Infinity Dress Sewalong for visibility purposes, but we advise you to …

Infinity Dress Sewalong 5: Waistband

Infinity Dress Sewalong 4: Waistband

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In part 5 of the Infinity Dress Sewalong, we’ll assemble the waistband and attach the straps. Gather your pleated straps, front and back waistband and waistband lining pieces, coordinating thread, pins, scissors, and of course sewing machine. A serger is optional. We’re using a contrast thread throughout this Infinity Dress Sewalong for visibility purposes, but we advise you to use …

Infinity Dress Sewalong 4: Straps

Infinity Dress Sewalong 3: Straps

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In part 4 of the Infinity Dress Sewalong, we’ll start sewing! Gather your cut out pattern pieces, fabric marker, coordinating thread, pins, scissors, and of course sewing machine. A serger is optional. We’re using a contrast thread throughout this Infinity Dress Sewalong for visibility purposes, but we advise you to use coordinating thread for your dress. We’ll walk you through …