I think photos of yourself in a nightgown is probably the third most awkward thing to post on the internet, behind underwear and swimsuits. Or maybe closeup shots of your clothes-fitting woes bumps it down to fourth place? (Awkward in that I feel weird and self-conscious doing it. I wish I was a sewing body-positive rockstar, but I am still working my way there.) Family life has kept me from sewing much of anything worth sharing lately, and now is a good as time as any to share this project.
(barefoot and not pregnant)
I thought Megan Neilson’s Pina maternity dress would make for a flirty, but not embarrassing for my children and yet still practical for nursing, nightgown. Then this blue leopard print caught my eye in the clearance fabric bin. I was a HUGE leopard print girl in my college years and I kinda miss it? Pairing up the leopard print with the saucy plunging neckline of the Pina was so obvious I couldn’t not sew it. [Read more...]