Mama Can Do It will be releasing their boys' Fit pants soon.  This pattern uses elastic for the waistband, but you can also make a short and simple yoga waistband instead!  Here's how! Remove one inch from the top of your pants.  (Alternatively, measure the crotch-to-waist length on your child, mark the measurement on your pants, and remove the...
My son's pants are always riding low, so when Mamma Can Do It advertised the Boy Fit Pants that were higher rise in the back, I knew it would be a great fit for him. He's a rough and tumble kind of kid, so I decided he needed to have some reinforced knees so that the pants will last. Adding...
The Fit Pants Pattern is my comfy go-to pattern for my active boy. They are great for all day or all night! To get the perfect fit for my little man, I added some height to the rise and an elastic band. Read through this hack for tips on how you can do the same! As with any pattern,...
Making cuffs for kids pants is easier than you think.  Mama Can Do It will be releasing their Fit Pants for boys soon, and although it uses hemmed cuffs, it's easy-peasy to add fabric cuffs instead. Step One:  Measure your pants.  Measure the width of the bottom of your pants and multiply by two.  For example, in this picture, the...
  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 you purchase one (or all while...
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 bell sleeves in raspberry Circular...
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 excuse to spend more...
Hi! It's Esther Lewis here! I'm talking about the Mamma Can Do It Onesie today. I don’t know how you decide what to sew for your babies, but I love convenient and cute all in one. One of my favorites for my baby girls are the little onesie dresses. I had searched around a little bit and was never able...
Tiny babies have sharp fingernails. ? They scratch themselves, they scratch you. Babies can also get cold hands sometimes while they sleep. So mamas tend to like the clothes that have scratch mitts attached to the sleeves. I've seen in some Facebook Sewing Groups where ladies are expecting and specifically want a pattern that includes scratch mitts. Scratch mitts are...
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Hey All! KayCee here and I'm checking in with some awesome styling tips for the Mamma Can Do It Adalynn dress. To get things started, if you do not yet have this dress yet, I've added the direct link above and right here with my affiliate link. This dress IS everything you WANT in a dress and it also HAS everything you...