Category Archives: maternity sewing

the dress I lived in all summer

You want to know the hardest thing about maintaining a sewing blog? Because it’s definitely not the sewing. The hardest thing about keeping a sewing blog for me is the gap from finishing a project to photographing it. Because most of my projects are apparel items, taking pictures means that I need to set up […]

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the beginnings of a diaper bag

While languishing next to the air conditioner the other day, I was dreaming of crisp mornings, changing leaves, sweaters, and hot chocolate. In between day dreams, though, I started researching fabrics for the diaper bag I want to make for when the new babe arrives. I plan on using the Colette Cooper pattern, with a […]

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the scrappy pencil skirt

I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for people who are scrappy. Do you know what I mean? Those people who have to fight for who they are, the underdogs, the fighters. Think Scarlett O’Hara, Lisbeth Salander (from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), or Homer Hickam Jr. from October Sky. Being scrappy is a good […]

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the easing-in dress

After two weeks of being in vacation mode, I am ready for a good dose of normal life. I like routine, predictability, and my own space (I am an ISFJ after all). So this week I’ve been grocery shopping, cleaning, and generally recouping after a very fun–and draining–couple of weeks. This Christine Haynes Marianne dress, […]

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the not-quite-a-maternity skirt

I feel like I’ve been in that awkward pregnancy phase of feeling-pregnant-but-not-quite-looking-pregnant for at least a month. My pants certainly don’t fit, and my waistline has definitely disappeared, but I can’t say that I have that defining bump that says, “Hey! I’m making a baby!” Instead the bump just stays silent and lets you assume that […]

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