For the past two months I have been concentrating on sewing a spring wardrobe using the Harper’s Bazaar outline. It is a list of 50 garments, which is demanding, but fun to think about all of those new clothes.
I am about ten home-sewn garments into the fifty and I am thrilled. But the last few weeks I have paused in my sewing. It seems there is to be a complete change of plans.
Instead of sewing stuff that looks like this:
It appears I shall be sewing things that look like this:
Yes, fellow home-sewers, I am preggers!
Due late September or early October.
As a plus-size mom, finding maternity clothes in my size range is nearly impossible, and when they are found, they are often dumpy and ugly. That is why I am excited to have the time with this pregnancy to sew some attractive clothes for myself.
But how should I go about it?
Do I continue with the original spring wardrobe list, only making up maternity clothes?
Or do I scrap it, and sew several small capsules of coordinating garments?
Who else has successfully sewn for their own or another’s pregnancy? Do you have any advice to give me?
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