Eggplant nursing bra

Howdy buddies! Long time no see! I’m dropping into the cyber world to show you one of my latest creations. I call this my eggplant nursing bra becuase it’s a fab gray and purple combo. Alterations: For this bra, the construction was exactly the same as for my yellowlicious bra. The main difference is the…

Yellowlicious nursing bra!!

Hi my darlings, Today I bring you my YELLOWLICIOUS bra, the last nursing bra I was able to make while pregnant.   My main intention with this bra was to modify the band to improve the fit and to see how those modifications affected the wearing comfort. There were also a couple of modifications to…

Emilia is here!

Hi friends, I just wanted to drop a quick line to let you know that little Miss Emilia Oliver is here. Our little bundle of love was born on May 14 at 2:40pm. Every moment in life has been pretty incredible since she arrived.   I’ll see you soon with more bra and garment updates….

Cup modifications: the many muslins

Hi friends, Today I will share with you a little on how I decided to do quick tests on modifications to the cup shape before settling on one that was good enough for me. If you remember from my last post, I drafted size 24F from the EZI SEW nursing bra and this is how…

The pink nursing bra V2

Hi friends, I’ve been loving pink lately more than usual. I mentioned in my last post that I purchased a pretty pink and black bra kit from Erin’s Etsy shop. So I couldn’t resist making my next nursing bra version in the lovely neon pink fabric that came with the kit, a pink lightweight no-stretch…

My first nursing bra and pregnancy related perks

Hi dears, Let’s talk pregnancy bras. During pregnancy, hormones cause changes in the breast tissue, which make the breasts swollen, sore and extra sensitive to touch. It can be painful.   Bras that fit well pre-pregnancy become quite uncomfortable to wear during pregnancy due to the added sensitivity, growing breast tissue and the expanding ribs:…

Radio silence

Hey friends, A delicious surprise has been baking in the oven over the past few months which lead to my blogging absence.   We are pregnant and expecting a little baby girl sometime in May! ❤   We’re looking forward to the next weeks of pregnancy and welcoming her into the world safely when she’s…

Floral Appleton

Hello my darlings, Long time no see! Today I bring you my Appleton, the first pattern by Cashemerette. You must have seen it around already (#appleton #wrapdress #appletondress). It has been making curvy gals crazy about their curves. The appeal for it is that it has been designed for women with curves. Sizes 12 –…

Black Mojito!

Hello my darlings, Today I bring you my “Black Mojito” pants. This make is based on the stylish Moji pattern, the latest pants pattern from Seamwork founded by Sarai Mitnick, a genius entrepreneur! If you haven’t heard the recent episodes on Seamwork Radio, you definitely should! As previously, I modified the pattern following Kathleen Cheetham’s…

Lovely trapezes

Hi my darlings, Today I want to show you my Trapeze dresses. These are my most recent make and I’ve been wearing more than I dare to confess. The Trapeze dress is a free pattern designed by Jess Abbott, owner and author of the lovely Sewing Rabbit blog. Isn’t it lovely?? As you can see from…

Sallie 2.0

Hi dears, In this post I will show you how I further modified the pattern of my Sallie to get it to fit me better. The modifications  outlined below allowed for more coverage and comfort while wearing it. I would certainly recommend them. After wearing my first Sallie version, I decided I had to further…

Dressy Sallie

Hi my darlings, Today I bring you my dressy Sallie. This garment evolved with respect to the original pattern to improve its fit and performance. The transition took a few weeks. It is made using the Sallie Jumpsuit (version A)  pattern by my dear Heather from Closet Case Files. Pattern Modifications: I decided to draft…