Maternity Spring Ruffle Top
In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to treat myself to a little selfish sewing this week…with some new maternity clothes!
Ever since I saw the Spring Ruffle Top by Made by Rae, I have had it on my to-do list. With maternity sewing in mind, the project was finally realized…
Made from an old button down shirt – I simply used the button up front and turned it around so that it was lining my back. Furthermore, as my bust has increased quite a bit with this pregnancy, I didn’t want the pleats on the front and opted for a fuller, flowier fabric by simply using gathering stitches around the top.
To accommodate for the fuller belly, I simply utilized the natural dip in the front and the back of the button up shirt, and kept the original hem. And for a more flattering fit, I pleated the bottom of the shirt to gather in more around my waist, rather than letting it hang.
And let’s not forget the little bow…lol
Overall, I am really pleased with how this turned out – and would highly recommend the Spring Ruffle Top as a maternity shirt!
Now, back to that sunny spot in the backyard…
Thanks so much for stopping by, and until next week – Happy Sewing!
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This turned out so cute!! That picture is dreamy! Happy Mother’s Day!
Are you selling any of these tops? It is so cute, and I am in need of some maternity clothes!
So cute! I’ll have to keep this in mind for when I’m pregnant again
This is really cute! I may need to try making one. The maternity clothes just aren’t exciting to me anymore. I’m sock of boring plain-colored shirts!
That is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing! I would like to make one now.
That is so cute and feminine. Precious!
What talent you have. I love how it turned out!
This is cute. I have a super easy tutorial about five posts down on my blog sewcountrychick.blogspot.com for making a maternity type peasant blouse from a button down shirt too. You could copy and paste to see it if you like it. I love small florals like that.
Cute! I have been looking for things to make my pregnant daughter-in-law. You’ve just given me inspiration!
That turned out so cute! Beautiful choice of fabric!
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