Stretch Yourself: Working With Stretch Lace

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Welcome to Sew Fearless! This post is part of the "Stretch Yourself" Series hosted by Mad Mim and One Little Minute. The topic today is STRETCH LACE and I get to have the pleasure of joining in on the fun. Be sure to check out my fellow Guest Contributor of the Day, Novita of Very Purple Person too! I went to the store with thinking about a funky … [Read more...]

SHMWC PROJECT #3: Maxi Skirt Fail

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It's okay to quit. While I was letting the frustrating tunic top cool off, I decided to tackle what I thought would be an easy-peasy project - the over-bump maxi from my Maternity Wardrobe plan. What could be more straight forward than a couple of rectangles sewn together? Never mind I have disliked every dirndl skirt I've tried on! Besides, … [Read more...]

SHMWC PROJECT #2: Maternity Tunic/Dress (McCall’s 6347)

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I have been getting all antsy and grumpy from sewing deprivation.The sewing room was not set up yet, but I decided to throw practicality to the wind and start taking over the rest of the house. I know! A whole room to myself and I was still ironing in the kitchen and dropping pins all over the living room. We do what we have got to do. Besides, I am … [Read more...]

SHMWC Project #1: All You Ever Wanted to Know About Matern-ifying Pants

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Is it bad for me to admit to owning jeggings? Is it a fashion faux pas? I bought them on a whim and then forgot to return them when I discovered that they reveal waaaaaayyyyyy more woman than I am comfortable with. Then I discovered that they are comfy, and then I started to wear them with a short dress, and I realized they did a great job covering my … [Read more...]

Sewing With A Plan: A Semi Handmade Maternity Wardrobe

Maternity Wardrobe Plan

I have dreamed of making myself a handmade wardrobe for years. Really it was my desire for it that started this whole Sew Fearless journey. The "trouble" is that whenever my weight normalizes and I roll up my sleeves to delve into sewing my own clothes... BAM! I'm pregnant again. Then, I'm putting off the wardrobe dream again for another year or … [Read more...]