diy elegant detailed kaftan sewing tutorial

DIY maternity dress sewing tutorial

how to cut and sew a maternity kaftan gown

how to cut and sew a maternity kaftan gown

Hey y’all. How you doing?

I’m having another baby, nothing fit anymore. I’m In my second trimester and I have already added 15kg. Too much right! I know. I can’t help it, it’s like i’m starving all the time. My first pregnancy was the same, I added a total of 38kg (from 60kg to 98kg). I was massive; I was literally walking like a penguin.

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How to draft a sweetheart bustier strapless peplum top pattern ( illustration) part 2

How to draft a sweetheart bustier strapless peplum top pattern (illustration)

Photos of sewing projects

diy shift dress with pocket sewing tutorial


diy shift dress with pocket sewing tutorial

diy shift dress with pocket sewing tutorial

I posted a step by step illustration on how to draft a shift dress pattern last week. Click here for the tutorial.

diy shift dress with pocket sewing tutorial

I made another shift green dress for myself with eyelet detailing and a ruffle bottom. It’s my new work/church dress. I love the texture of the fabric, so relaxing and hairy. I like to wear short shift dresses; I buy them a lot, they scream freedom of movement to me. They are extra comfi, airy and trendy in summer.

The good part is that I can make as much as I want. I have save lots of shift dresses designs, especially the ones with ruffles. I will make more complicated one for myself.

diy shift dress with pocket sewing tutorial
Today, we are going to learn how to sew a shift A-line dress. (more…)

illustration on how to draft a shift dress pattern


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illustration on how to draft a shift dress pattern

As promised, I will be starting my sewing tutorials with an illustration before the main sewing. Nothing technical or complex, I will make it easy and straight forward as I can.
The whole shift dress idea was from a beautiful sewing and fabric blog visitor, she knows how to sew, but find it difficult drafting a pattern that will fit her body.

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