Maternity Sewing, Project Sewn

Aaaaand sometimes you just have to make a black dress…

So I totally get the irony that last week I was lamenting that black doesn’t look good on me and this week I am posting a black dress. This was not actually my planned Project Sewn Week 2 entry, but it’s highly doubtful I will finish the blouse for my planned look in time to… Read More Aaaaand sometimes you just have to make a black dress…

Maternity Sewing, Pattern Review

My last maternity garment: The Rie Dress

I was tired last night and didn’t sew at all.  Instead, I have this for you, my last maternity-only garment.  The Rie Dress by Megan Nielsen Patterns: To be honest, this pattern is a little “meh” for me as a maternity pattern.  It is incredibly comfortable, which is particularly nice in the third trimester.  But… Read More My last maternity garment: The Rie Dress

Maternity Sewing, Pattern Review

Starting my postpartum wardrobe: The Pina Dress

Here it is — the first item in my postpartum/nursing wardrobe! The Pina Dress by Megan Nielsen: I thought Pina was a good place to start with my postpartum items since it serves double-duty as a maternity dress that will also work for nursing. I really like the overall style of the Pina Dress, except… Read More Starting my postpartum wardrobe: The Pina Dress

Maternity Sewing, Sewing plans

Wardrobe basics: More Briars!

It no secret that I love the Briar Top.  I waxed poetic about my first one, and have been meaning to make another one (or two) ever since.  Well, then I got pregnant and yada, yada, yada.  Anyway, I finally finished those planned two this past weekend! One of the things I love about Briar… Read More Wardrobe basics: More Briars!

Maternity Sewing, Pattern Review

A smokin’ maternity skirt!

I actually finished my very first me-made Megan Nielsen Ruched Maternity Skirt way back at the beginning of May, but just now got around to taking photographs! I’m sure I’m starting to sound like a broken record about Megan Nielsen patterns, but I really, really like this pattern.  It just fits me so well, and the… Read More A smokin’ maternity skirt!