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Do you know how you feel when you are done with a really good book? This feeling that a part of you is going to go on 'un-living'? It's really quite silly, but I know that most of us feel that way. As we are getting ready to close this chapter of the Adalynn dress series, I feel like...
Hi Ladies! It's Laura again! I'm back to talk to you about another great MCDI pattern -- The Ladies Full Skirt Dress. I really like the look of this pattern. It's cute, fun, perfect for summer time! However, I was super reluctant to try it because I'm still nursing my baby, and plan to for a while longer. And, you...
I know it's difficult to even think about shorts, when most of us in the country are dreaming about spring and warmer temperatures.  If you haven't noticed, Mamma Can Do It has been doing some spring cleaning!  Out with the old and in with the new is the saying, right!  But what if the OLD still works??? MCDI has already been...
  I am so in love with the Adalynn dress. I've already made several of these dresses since I bought the patterns a couple of weeks ago for my girls ages 5 and 1. (And I, myself had the pleasure to test the mama version and have made myself a couple as well). Have you gotten a copy of the Adalynn...
Hi! I'm Ana Inês Barros, a portuguese girl owner of Ponto no i,  and I breathe sewing every second of my day. Adalynn is the dress you've been waiting for. A perfect fit with multiple options. Yes that's right it has tons of options but I want to introduce you to some hacks I couldn't resist. I love working with knits....I...
I discovered Mama Can Do It right around the time I had my 4th baby. Another mom in one of my sewing groups posted her swaddle blanket and I just HAD to have it. Swaddle blankets are a lifesaver when you have a newborn and toddlers at home with you and I was thrilled to have a pattern to make...
Hi everyone!  I love this dress!  There are so many ways that you can make it uniquely yours and did I mention that it has pockets!!  It also has wonderful instructions and reference points on the sleeves and bodice to help you line everything up perfectly.  She really thought about it all through to make it so easy to...
Create a fun twist on your favorite dress with an accent bodice - super quick and easy! Perfect for scraps!
Hi all!  I'm excited to share a quick little how-to that will help you create yet another fun look with your Adalynn Dress - a split bodice! I'm hoping by now you're already in love with the options included in the pattern - the classic swing dress shape, the optional ruffle hemline, and the "little extras" like markings on...
After multiple designs of a pregnancy pillow pattern, I have finally finished it once and for all. Join me as I tell you how I came to design my superb pregnancy pillow pattern.If you would like to skip my story and go directly to the pattern, go ahead and click here.How do you get comfortable when you are pregnant?...

Adalynn Tunic Hack

Adalynn is the new dress from Mama Can Do It. There is a girl's version here and a baby version here so you can make mommy and me sets if you like. I rarely wear dresses in the winter and loved the long sleeve look of Adalynn but wanted it in a tunic length to go with these awesome...