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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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Pregnant in Autumn: 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 or nursing in autumn. 1st …

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Maternity Style: Ultraviolet Tee

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Specs: Pattern: Ultraviolet Tee by Tuesday Stitches (Also available in maternity version) View A Adjusted for my height Fabric: rayon jersey and polyester crepe At 22 weeks pregnant You know the best thing about these two Ultraviolet Tees? I made them about a year before I got pregnant. The reason they still work so well now is that they are both …

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 …

How to Sew a Waistband Extender for Jeans - on Maternity Sewing

How to Sew a Waistband Extender for Jeans

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If you’re a jeans-all-day-every-day woman like me, the first thing that probably won’t fit you anymore after you get pregnant are your favorite jeans. With a first pregnancy you might be able to squeeze in for a good few weeks, but with following pregnancies you’ll grow out of them pretty early on. You’ve probably heard of the non-sewing method before …

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 …