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

5 Ways to Make Your Wardrobe Last Through Pregnancy

Lisa Kievits Maternity Style 1 Comment

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 …

Maternity Style - Fringe Dress - on MaternitySewing.com

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 …

Maternity Style: Two Pegs Dress - on MaternitySewing.com

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 …

Waterfall Raglan - made by Pins & Pinot - on Maternity Sewing

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 …

Maternity Style - Cappuccino Cardigan - on Maternity Sewing

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, …

How to Create a Maternity Top or Dress with Elastic

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If you’ve seen or made a knit top or dress that isn’t drafted for maternity, you can easily turn it into maternity wear by adding some elastic to the side seam. The RTW dress I used here is not a maternity garment and it shows, pulling around my belly and creating excess fabric at the back. Although I can get …

Maternity Style - Roscoe Blouse by True Bias

Maternity Style: Roscoe Blouse

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Specs: Pattern: Roscoe Blouse by True Bias View A, size 10 Adjustments for my length (5’10”): 1″ added to bodice and sleeves. Fabric: Polyester crepe At 22 weeks pregnant Today I’d like to show off my new Roscoe Blouse! I paired it with a polyester crepe with a beautiful water color bird print. I’ve had this fabric in my stash …

Maternity Style - What to Wear in Summer

Pregnant in Summer: What to Wear

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Every season brings its own advantages and challenges when you’re pregnant. In this seasonal series we’ll give you ideas of what to wear, with inspiration from our shop. No matter what season or trimester you’re in, there’s bound to be something that suits your needs! Here’s a few ideas for your wardrobe when you’re pregnant in summer. 1st trimester These …