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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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Knit Boxers and Lounge Shorts: Using a Front Panel

I was honored to be selected to help test the Mamma Can Do It Knit Boxers and Lounge Shorts pattern! It can be found here! (affiliate link) My original plan with these boxers was to use the panel across the butt, but I had a mom brain moment and didn’t think about the fact that

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Sewing hacks
Stacey Goett

Knit Boxers and Lounge Shorts – Pocket Hack

Pockets. Handy little things. It’s a running joke that pockets for women’s clothes are either non existent or too small. Well, when I was testing the Mamma Can Do It Knit Boxers and Lounge Shorts, I was making them for my son. He loved the fit, but then he realized there were no pockets. Where

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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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Sewing hacks
Amanda Abraham

Knit Boxers and Lounge Shorts: Woven Day Shorts Hack

Hello fellow sewing enthusiasts, I’m Amanda and wow! This is my first blog…EVER so bare with me! I had the absolute pleasure of being selected to test the new amazing men’s Knit Boxers and Lounge Shorts Pattern here at Mamma Can Do It. I absolutely loved this pattern and the fit was fantastic on my

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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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Inspiration
Laura

Handmade Baby Gift: What to Take to the Shower

I don’t know about you, but the second I receive a baby shower invitation, my mind starts going EVERYWHERE thinking about what I might take. What is on the registry? Should I go shopping? Is there anything I can make? Let’s face it… we’re sewists… are always looking for an excuse to make something, right?

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Inspiration
Laura

Spring Sewing With Mamma Can Do It

I don’t know about you, but I am READY FOR SPRING! I am tired of wearing long sleeves and jeans everyday, and getting ready for some pretty dresses, cute tops, fun spring and summer prints. I AM READY!! So as I’m thinking about how ready I am, I decided to put together a little post

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