Announcement Sewing patterns for maternity, baby, and beyond. Ready to go, easy to use, wonderfully versatile.
Sewing patterns for maternity, baby, and beyond. Ready to go, easy to use, wonderfully versatile.
Marty on Aug 18, 20215 out of 5 stars
This pattern met my expectations, just as described and worked well.
Jo-Ellen on Oct 5, 20215 out of 5 stars
This pattern is so good I have made 3 for my daughter.
Rebecca on Jul 18, 20215 out of 5 stars
Great skirt. Wanted something easy to make to match my daughter’s outfit. Thanks.
Sarah on Jul 16, 20215 out of 5 stars
This is great, I'll be altering it somewhat to have an open bottom but it's otherwise perfect!
Suzan on Jan 14, 20215 out of 5 stars
Easy to download pattern. Can’t wait to make a few for my two grandsons and for baby shower gifts in the future.
Mary on Dec 28, 20205 out of 5 stars
Nice Pattern, easy to use.
Karen on Dec 17, 20204 out of 5 stars
I liked this pattern, printing off a pattern has its challenges. I did find that the pattern runs large(long) so I would utilize the shortening of it that they provide. It doesn’t need the full length.
Tina on Nov 21, 20205 out of 5 stars
Jessica on Nov 11, 20205 out of 5 stars
Really easy pattern to follow
Maddy on Nov 5, 20205 out of 5 stars
I think for this pattern, I was glad to have a rough understanding of sewing before I started. I wouldn’t recommend this as a very first project, but it’s still pretty easy to for someone who has made a few other projects before :) ! I think my sleepsack turned out well ! I even added batting to my sleepsack and it still seemed to work out great!! Thanks for the pattern! I’ll use it again and again!!
If you can't find it, make it...
I have been making clothes and sewing my whole life. What started as crafting little doll dresses evolved into sewing pieces for my own wardrobe, and eventually an education in fashion design. I'm the person that made my own clothes because store-bought didn't fit, was out of my student budget, or just wasn't quite what I wanted. I always dreamed of having my own line but put that aside to work in another creative field after university. And then my sewing machine started to get lonely...
When I was expecting my first child I had a bit of a 'sewing renaissance' and dusted off my machine, determined to make my own stylish maternity wear and gifts for my little boy-to-be. I was shocked to see there were no patterns in the market for maternity or nursing-friendly wear; finding things I could make for my little man was a real challenge as well. Once again, I found myself making some essentials out of necessity. While expecting my second child, I was determined to make myself some lovely things and wanted to share with other 'I can/want to make that!' types out there. Smart, stylish sewing is my goal - not just for maternity, but for beyond as well.
Oh, and in case you're wondering - Louise & James are family middle names. That's me holding one of the many 'James' and I'm the "Loulou". Family and friends inspired me to start this little project and I hope they inspire yours.
Owner, Maker, Designer
I am a busy mom with a lifetime of sewing experience and background in design. Famous for declaring "I could make that!" and often heard saying "I'm going to make...", I enjoy sharing my ideas with other crafty, creative types.
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