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Alternative Waistband for Women’t Fit Pants

Hi. I’m Mary Kaye Cole, a wife, Grammy and sewer, errrr sewist, ummm seamstress…whatever, I like to sew! Necessity is often the mother of invention, and certainly was the case with my new cute Mamma Can Do It skinny Fit Pants in this gorgeous 17 oz turquoise supplex from Phee Fabrics. I thought I had more yardage of

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Dress up your Joyful Jumper with a ruffle on top!
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Chrissanna

Alternate Ruffle for joyful jumper

I can’t wait to show off this alternate way of putting a ruffle (or 10) at the bottom of your joyful jumper! Attention all newbies to pattern hacking and customizing. Attention to anyone who has been terrified of sewing clothing. This is a blog for you! As a mom of two boys, I had officially

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Jamie

Girl’s Jumper Pocket Hacks

The Joyful Jumper was so awesome to sew up that we’ve already got two made and have more coming. With it being reversible, the two is really more like having four! We made one side with the pockets included in the pattern. Then we changed things up a bit. One is a kangaroo pocket because

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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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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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Elizabeth Singler

Wrapping up the Adalynn Series

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

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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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Elizabeth Singler

Adalynn Dress Showcase

I’d like to take a few minutes to showcase our new Girl Size Adalynn Dress pattern. All of these pictures were taken from our fantastic tester team, and they really did their part in helping to make this design the best that it can be. This post is very picture heavy, but worth it! We

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jacqulynnv@gmail.com

Doubtful But Determined

The Adalynn Dress is the 4th pattern from MCDI that I’ve tested for and I just LOVE this pattern so much!! It is so flippin adorable and versatile!!! My daughter just turned 6 months yesterday and although she’s tiny, she is growing like an absolute weed!!! My husband keeps telling me I need to be

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Elizabeth Singler

Why the Adalynn Dress will be your favorite baby dress pattern

Here we are in the middle of January and I feel all giddy and excited as if it was the forth of July. Why? Because I have seriously made the cutest outfit for my Joy EVER. I mean, I have made some really cute things, but this dress comes out perfect each time and it’s

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