Sewing hacks

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...

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...
I absolutely love the Women's Adalynn Dress and the options on personalizing it are endless. The tutorial offers the option of adjusting the fit version based on the fabric you're using. There is a Classic Fit, a Semi Fitted and a Fitted option. This first one is a Classic fit I made for my sister. I used the chart...

Cold Shoulder Hack

Let's start off by saying... This dress is seriously the BEST! The base pattern is amazing on its own, but holy smokes, the possibilities of add-ons/changes/hacks/etc are endless! I loved sewing this up. It was such an easy and quick sew and with 3 kids plus a couple other "nanny kids", I don't have much time to sew (naps...
Women dress pattern
Hi!  It's Sonia owner of Sew on and Sow Forth.  Have you seen the Adalynn dress?  If not what are you waiting for?  Hop on over to grab your patterns now! Adalynn Dress Size Nb - 24 months Adalynn Dress Pattern Size 00-20 Adalynn Dress Size 14w-40 The Adalynn dress is so versatile and there are so many ways to style this pattern. ...
Hi guys I’m Natalie owner of Hunny Bunny Boutique and I have a question for you. Do you love the layered look but hate the extra bulk of 2 layers? I’m going to walk you through hacking the sleeves on the Adalynn Dress to have the layered look without the bulk. You can also do this with most of the MCDI...
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 hacks, because she wanted...
The baby's Adalynn and girl's Adalynn dresses made me so jealous when they came out! I wanted one for me! So when I got to test the women's version, I was really excited--and it was totally worth the hype :) When I made my first women's Adalynn dress for myself, I loved it without any hacks. I made one...

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