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Kelsey Lafleur

Fit Pants Front Patch Pocket Hack and Tutorial

Did you see that Mamma Can Do It just released their newest boy pattern.  This fit pants pattern is perfect for the boy who hates jeans, loves pockets, and wants a fashion trendy pair of pants or shorts.  My son loooooves these. He has a store bought pair of french terry shorts with patch pockets so I

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DIY & How to
Kaycee Judd

How to add a stripe to the Boy Leggings

Hey everyone!  I’m going to let the cat out of the bag today; these Mamma Can Do It Boy Leggings are AMAZING! They are the main staple in my little dudes wardrobe, no joke!  He has 6 pairs maybe even more, I stopped counting. haha.  Any-who, to start things out, its obvious you’ll need to

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Kelsey Lafleur

Yoga Waistband and Faux Drawstring Boy Leggings Hack and Tutorial

I love that Mamma Can Do It patterns are such staples in my kid’s wardrobe especially the Baby Boy Leggings.  The baby boy leggings are designed for knit fabrics and range from size NB-36 months.  I love the added rise for cloth diapers and the more relaxed fit is perfect for little boy legs.  This pattern

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Sewing hacks
Sara Smit

How to add a short yoga waistband to pants

Mama Can Do It will be releasing their boys’ Fit pants soon.  This pattern uses elastic for the waistband, but you can also make a short and simple yoga waistband instead!  Here’s how! Remove one inch from the top of your pants.  (Alternatively, measure the crotch-to-waist length on your child, mark the measurement on your

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How to Add Reinforced Knees to the Boy Fit Pants

My son’s pants are always riding low, so when Mamma Can Do It advertised the Boy Fit Pants that were higher rise in the back, I knew it would be a great fit for him. He’s a rough and tumble kind of kid, so I decided he needed to have some reinforced knees so that

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Sewing hacks
Sara Smit

How to Make Easy Cuffs for Kids’ Pants

Making cuffs for kids pants is easier than you think.  Mama Can Do It will be releasing their Fit Pants for boys soon, and although it uses hemmed cuffs, it’s easy-peasy to add fabric cuffs instead. Step One:  Measure your pants.  Measure the width of the bottom of your pants and multiply by two.  For

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Slicing and Personalizing your Cut Files

  Hello, MCDI friends!  You’ve may have seen the posts on Facebook or received the newsletter highlighting the new release from the team at Mamma Can Do It – CUT FILES! I’m super excited about this new side of MCDI! Kelsey, the designer behind the cut files, did an amazing job creating these 3 bundles: Once

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Adalynn Bell Sleeve Hack

Hi I’m Mary Kaye Cole, a stay at home wife/mom/grammy and lover of Mamma Can Do It patterns! What could be cuter than a Baby Adalynn for my sweet granddaughter? How about a Baby Adalynn with bell sleeves? Ok…well what could be cuter than a Baby Adalynn with bell sleeves? How about a Baby Adalynn with

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ruthstanfield@gmail.com

I purchased a cut file – now what?!

Just when you think the team at MCDI has outdone themselves with their latest pattern (all the love for the Adalynn)- they blow it out of the water with Cut Files! Woo Hoo!!! I was so excited when they sent out a call for testers for these cut files as that gave me the perfect

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Laura

The Overlay Nursing Hack for the Adalynn

It’s Laura again! I’m talking to you today about how I made the newest release, the Adalynn dress, nursing friendly! When I saw the tester call for this pattern, I was VERY tempted to test it, but I chose not to, because it was not practical for me right now since I’m nursing. I don’t

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