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 was he suppose to...
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 best choose a size...
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 sewing. Each and every one...
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 husband so he’ll definitely be...
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 this amazing new pattern. Cold...
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 flowy. Grab your scissors...
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? And, a baby shower seems...
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 with some of my favorite MCDI...
We had a great 2018! It's so hard to believe that it's already over! So... We decided it would be fun to look back at some of our patterns/ progress from last year and share it with you!We had quite a few designs, including clothing patterns, a bag pattern, some new cut files, and even a running belt. Through...
swaddling blanket tutorial
Today we would like to share a new sew-a-long of the Swaddling Blanket Pattern! In this video, Stacy shows us how to sew a swaddling blanket from start to finish. She also shows us some stellar tips on sewing with minky fleece. You'll love how easy it is to follow her instruction. With the copy of the Swaddling Blanket pattern,...