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Classic T-Shirt Hack: Flutter Sleeves

Flutter sleeves on Classic T-shirt If you want to change your look using a user-friendly classic pattern, this hack is for you. After making the tank version of the Classic T-shirt, I was ready to try something different. I chose flutter sleeves because one of my favorite handmade shirts has flutter sleeves, and the silhouette

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Upcycle T-Shirt Memory Shirt

My extended family has been great about getting my son t-shirts when they/we travel.  I love it!  It gives him something practical to wear and remember the trip/people who gave it to him at the same time.  But, eventually, he outgrows them and they have to be retired, with lots of good wear left.  Enter

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Sunflower Tank Hack: Bottom Ruffle

Hello amazing sewists! My name is Julia, and I am here visiting from Brave & Snarky: My Self Acceptance Journey. I had the pleasure of sewing up the adorable Sunflower tank for the re-release with plus sizing. If you don’t already own the pattern, please consider getting yours using my affiliate link here (if you choose to use this

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DIY & How to
Rachel S

Adjusting Necklines and calculating band/binding length

I absolutely love the look of latest pattern from Mamma Can Do It, the Priscilla. The handkerchief hem adds a lovely and fun flair to any wardrobe. While I love the modesty of the high neckline, summer is quickly approaching and with temperatures already in excess of 80 degrees Fahrenheit a lower neckline will be

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Fitting
Kelsey Lafleur

Knit Boxers: How to Measure and Choose the Perfect Size

Getting the perfect fit for the new Mamma Can Do It Knit Boxers and Lounge Shorts starts with correctly measuring the body.  Even adult body measurements fluctuate.  I know mine do especially around and after holidays and vacations!  This blog post will look at how to measure you or your model’s body and how to

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Fitting
Kelsey Lafleur

Knit Boxers: Fitting and Pattern Adjustment Tutorial

One of my most favorite things about sewing is that I can sew something to fit my body perfectly.  I’m tall for a lady, I married a tall man, and I have super tall skinny kids.  Store bought clothes do not fit us well as a family.  That’s why I’m glad my super power is

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The Priscilla Tank, Cold Shoulder Hack!

Hello my fellow sewists! My name is Gaby and here visiting from Craftstyle Living. I had the pleasure of testing the amazing Priscilla top that was just released this week, I enjoyed making it and my daughter loved the final look! Today I will be teaching you how to hack a Cold Shoulder look using

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DIY & How to
Sonia Jessop

Swing Dress Hack Using the Relaxed Peplum

Hey everyone! I’m here to show you how to hack the Relaxed peplum into a fun swing dress just by taking out the waist seam! I love the shape that this hack gives. It is slightly fitted around the bust and still curves into the waist but isn’t fitted, so it is still drapy and

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Fun stuff
Kelsey Lafleur

Festive Friday: Mittens, Hats, and Headbands!

Welcome to the Mamma Can Do It Festive Friday Series Week 4!  This is our last festive sale of the season!  We challenged our team to sew up some festive themed patterns for the holidays to inspire you this season.  The best thing is that each Friday leading up to Christmas one or more of these

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Fun stuff
Kelsey Lafleur

Festive Friday: Relaxed Peplum and Joyful Jumper!

Welcome to the Mamma Can Do It Festive Friday Series Week 3!  We challenged our team to sew up some festive themed patterns for the holidays to inspire you this season.  The best thing is that each Friday leading up to Christmas one or more of these patterns will be on sale each Friday so make sure

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