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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 …

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 …

Maternity Sewing Podcast Episode 10: Nursing Bras

Nursing Bras with Hanne Vandersteen: Podcast Episode 10

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In Episode 10 of the Maternity Sewing Podcast, Lisa talks to bespoke bra maker Hanne Vandersteen about what to consider when sewing or buying nursing bras. Hanne explains why she started sewing nursing bras and encourage all nursing women to have at least one beautiful nursing bra that makes them feel pretty when wearing it! Podcast Player: Show Notes: You …

Infinity Dress Sewalong 2: Size Selection & Fitting

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In the 2nd part of the Infinity Dress Sewalong, we’ll talk about size selection and fit for your Infinity Dress. You can find the whole sewalong here. Size Selection: The only fitted part of this dress is the waistband. It sits at the underbust in front and natural waist in the back (more on that below) so we’ll use our …

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Infinity Dress Sewalong 1: Fabric and Supplies

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Welcome to the Knit Infinity Dress Sewalong! In this series of posts we’ll walk you through all the steps necessary to make yourself a gorgeous Infinity Dress. In part 1 of the Infinity Dress Sewalong we’ll talk about fabric selection and what other supplies and notions you need. See all the sewalong posts. Buy a copy of the pattern. Fabrics …

Erin & Lisa of Maternity Sewing in their Knit Infinity Dresses

Introducing the Knit Infinity Dress Pattern

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Infinity dresses are named for the infinite ways they can be worn, thanks to the innumerable ways you can wrap the straps to make the bodice uniquely yours. Our Infinity Dress Sewing Pattern is a deluxe version featuring: a pleated front to accommodate A-F cups shaped straps to minimize bulk when wrapping a waistband that provides stability and waist definition …

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 …