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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 …

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Miss Crayola Creepy on Quilting and Garment Sewing: Podcast Episode 9

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In Episode 9 of the Maternity Sewing Podcast, Erin talks with another Erin, Miss Crayola Creepy, about her journey from quilting to garment sewing back to quilting. She talks about what she’s learned from quilting that helps her with garment sewing (and vice versa) and shares some really exciting news! Podcast Player: Show Notes: You can find Maternity Sewing at …

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 …

Maternity Sewing Podcast Episode 8: Developing the Knit Infinity Dress Pattern

Developing Our Infinity Dress Pattern: Podcast Episode 8

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Erin and Lisa talk about their new Maternity Sewing exclusive Knit Infinity Dress pattern (launching next week, December 4th!), what it was like to work together to develop a pattern, and why they think their new pattern is awesome. Podcast Player: Show Notes: You can find Maternity Sewing at MaternitySewing.com. Keep in touch with us by following our blog (follow …

Holiday Weekend Sale 2018

Holiday Weekend Sale!

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Have you had your eye on one or more of the patterns we carry? Now’s your time, as all patterns are on sale Friday through Monday! Get 20% off, no code needed. Happy sewing! Check out our patterns! Sale runs from Friday night November 23rd 00:00 PST to Monday night November 26th 00:00 PST.

Audrey of Skirt Fixation talks about many of the challenges she has faced while pregnant including miscarriage, grief, pain, and anxiety.

Audrey’s Story – Many Pregnancies and Many Challenges: Podcast Episode 7

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In Episode 7, Audrey of Skirt Fixation tells Erin her personal story of having gone through many pregnancies and some of the challenges she has faced through them including miscarriage, loss of a loved one, and physical pain. She goes into depth on her experience of prenatal anxiety, a poorly understood condition that has affected her in her last several …

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 …

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 …