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 …

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, …

Maternity Friendly Fringe Dress

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Hi Maternity Sewists! I’m Lara, the blogger behind Lara Handmade. When I was pregnant, I focused on sewing patterns that worked for both pregnancy and postpartum and ones that required no pattern adjustments because I’m a #lazysewist. However, I had one maternity dress in mind that required two small adjustments to make it maternity (and postpartum/nursing) friendly. I wanted a …

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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 …

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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 …

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Featured Designer: Candy Castle Patterns

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We’re thrilled to have Rebecca of Candy Castle Patterns as our featured designer this month (September, 2018). To celebrate, their patterns are on sale all month! Use the coupon code CANDY at checkout for 15% off. Read on to get to know the designer a bit better. Hi there! I’m Rebecca of Candy Castle Patterns and I’m so glad to …