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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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Fundamentals
Kelsey Lafleur

Hemming Circle Skirts and Curved Hems

There are quite a few of our Mamma Can Do It patterns that have a curve hem or a circle skirt.  The new Relaxed Peplum Pattern is one example and our Adalynn Dress Collection is another pattern that have curved hems.  Hemming these can be quite difficult for beginners so I’m here to show you

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DIY & How to
Elizabeth Singler

Cut File Information

Cut File Information, FAQ and Tips Feel free to use this page for any of our cut file designs. Don’t worry about losing this page, as we will send you an email with this information as well. We want you to have the best experience possible, so we are including quite a bit of info

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Sewing hacks
Ale_mq@hotmail.com

How to add color block for Boy Fit Pants

Hi, this is Milena, mom of 2, Ricardo of 7 years old and Leonor of 8 months old. I started sewing in 2017 and quickly fell in love!. I was really excited when Mamma can do it – sewing patterns – invited me to test the Boy Fit Pants as my son has been eager

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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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DIY & How to
Anna L

Adalynn Hack: How to add a shoulder flutter sleeve

  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

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DIY & How to
Kelsey Lafleur

Adalynn Dress Hack: Slit Sides Tunic

Mamma Can Do It just released the Adalynn for women, a new swing style A-line dress that now comes in sizes 00 to plus size 40W.  It really is an amazing and versatile pattern.  The Adalynn dress makes a perfect base pattern for any number of hacks.  The designer Elizabeth Singler is the creative inspiration behind these

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Fundamentals
Elizabeth Singler

How to fix a plastic snap

I love my snap press. It makes me happy to attach great snaps to anything. Whether a diaper, or clothes, I know that the snaps will outlive the item that I’m making. Unfortunately I tend to fly through my projects sometimes, and that can make for some ‘snappy’ disasters. I frequently attach a snap backwards

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