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!

Spring Top Sewalong 2013

It’s Nautical, Baby!

Here it is, spring top #2! This tank is made once again from the Megan Nielsen Ruched Maternity T-shirt pattern, an absolutely fantastic basic maternity tee. This time I eliminated the sleeves and narrowed the shoulders a bit to make it into a tank top.  I could have made the straps a bit thinner, but… Read More It’s Nautical, Baby!

Pattern Review, Spring Top Sewalong 2013

Stripey Maternity Tee

So here it is–my first entry into the Made by Rae 2013 Spring Top Sewalong! Since most of the of-the-moment patterns this year are obviously not going to fit me in my current preggo state, I’m using this spring’s sew along for motivation to complete my summer maternity wardrobe.  By pregnancy #3, I have a… Read More Stripey Maternity Tee