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We are pleased to announce our very first maternity patterns on the site! Take a look at these nice styles for the mother to be.




The Tunic and Dress pattern gives a stylish look with great fit. Make it in stretch jersey (left) or wool crepe for a more formal look.



The Maternity Jacket is made from cotton poplin and is perfect for spring, lengthen the sleeves and make it in a wool fabric for winter! The pants are quick and easy to sew, a perfect project for beginners.


The Skirt With Rusching is easy to sew and gives a flattering silhouette along with great comfort. It is perfect for spring days in the city as well as more formal occasions.


Maternity Satin Dress makes a wonderful everyday dress or a luxurious nightgown.

30 Comments

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    Aug 2, 2012, 04.04 AMby Michelle Aarts

    When are maternity patterns going to stop making mothers-to-be look like they are dressed in a tent? The skirt is very nice. The rest are awful. Seriously. The dresses are very close to mu-mu’s – actually that satin gown is a mu-mu. Why not check out Isabella Oliver (U.K.) or Belly Maternity (Toronto). Comfortable, designer styles that flatter curves, celebrate bosoms, and allow for an expanding belly. Take the skirt and design an attractive wardrobe around that (i.e. redesign 03/2012 #121A+B for maternity)? I’m a single mom expecting my third child and I have a fast-paced career where I have to dress well. I can’t afford to purchase an entire designer maternity wardrobe. But luckily I can sew. I would love a few career-wear maternity patterns and maybe something attractive and a little sexy for evening.

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    Jul 30, 2012, 01.04 AMby lastoro

    Love The Maternity Jacket

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    Mar 7, 2012, 07.17 AMby debbiesfashion

    i love them all.. simple yet very current, and i think they are comfortable outwear as well..

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    Feb 29, 2012, 10.37 AMby water5

    Really nice patterns. Simple styles yet, classic .I liked the wool crepe .

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    Feb 28, 2012, 11.02 AMby sofiahvm

    Great with some maternity patterns. Too late for me this time, though, since I gave birth to my son in December. Now I’m looking all over for nice patterns for nursing. Please keep that in mind for future maternity features.

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    Feb 25, 2012, 02.33 AMby von-nation

    I might give the skirt and pants a go, although I was looking for a nice party dress because I will attending a few weddings this year. And maternity formal wear is hard to come by.

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    Feb 23, 2012, 05.55 PMby Denicia Bleasdell

    HMMM the looks are great u jus need to alter them to fit but i jus love the skirt its jus so stylish and yeah the pants can work to

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    Feb 23, 2012, 04.27 AMby redviv

    Maternity wear has long been on my mind as I’ve been making things for friends. I love what’s on offer here and am already imagining the different fabrics and colours I could use. Thanks!

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    Feb 22, 2012, 06.31 PMby Saeriu

    Really like the skirt. Not toosure about the tops, the necklines are too close. If I made the pants, I would have to make them a looser fit, maybe boot cut. I just ballooned up despite tons of exercising and I know skinny jeans/pants just wouldn’t work. (blessing for those it would work for :) ) Would love to have a pattern for the top that is worn with the skirt. I’ve been combing ebay and etsy for some vintage maternity wear. I’ve given away all of my maternity closes from my first two pregnancies but now we’re thinking of having 1 more so I need to get busy sewing maternity wear.

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    Feb 22, 2012, 01.15 PMby racheblue

    I agree with others that most of these outfits are not very well thought out for pregnancy. They don’t look particularly comfortable and that, I imagine, is key for the pregnant women, no?! The pants and skirt look perfect on the other hand :)

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    Feb 22, 2012, 12.15 PMby Dee Durrant

    I like the maternity pants and skirt but I must say that I’m disappointed with every other item in this maternity selection! When I read the last issue of BurdaStyle and found out you were going to do some maternity wear I was so excited but they didn’t live up to my expectations. I’m 28 weeks pregnant and had a large chest before I became pregnant – if I were to wear the tunic top or dress that is practically up to my chin it would look like I’m wearing a tent! I like the top that is shown with the skirt and under the coat but alas that wasn’t in the patterns! I’ve got a wedding to go to this weekend and I was hoping that there would be a round or V-neck dress that I could make but instead I had to buy a super expensive one that I’ll probably only wear once!

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    Feb 22, 2012, 03.22 AMby reliablechef

    so happy these are available for future users! Just 1 month too late for me!

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    Feb 22, 2012, 02.08 AMby missmissjane

    Congratulations on the great patterns. The styles are classic and flattering, and simple enough for the beginner sewer. I think they will be popular.

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    Feb 22, 2012, 01.45 AMby magenta4c

    hm… i’m 29 weeks … i was hoping for mat wear, but this just doesn’t help. i would look like a tank in the tunic dress and my boobs would never fit in the satin dress, no matter how i’d alter the pattern. the pants and my water-containing legs would also not work together…

    pregnancy is especially a time when you really should consider extra weight on your customers and not a heidi klum pregnancy body.

    nothing for me here unfortunately :(

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    Feb 22, 2012, 01.07 AMby zuziq

    I often lamented the lack of maternity patterns available when I was pregnant. Glad to see mums to be have a few more readily available now!
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    Feb 22, 2012, 12.22 AMby loyl8

    I’m 38 weeks and now you post this.. I’ll keep these in mind next bebe

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    Feb 21, 2012, 11.33 PMby erdronen

    Oh my gosh!!! Thank you so much! Do you know how difficult it is to find maternity patterns?! Perfect timing since I just hit 20 weeks and I’ve been looking for some simple practical patterns! No way I would make a maternity jacket though- thats just a little ridiculous for only being able to wear it for a very short amount of time (maybe 15 weeks tops in my case and parto of that will be mid-summer)

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    Feb 21, 2012, 09.21 PMby janul

    The pants and skirt are looking great… otherwise, while pregnant, I don´t really enjoy sewing something I won´t be able to wear for longer time… :)

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    Feb 21, 2012, 08.44 PMby milnay3

    Hooray!

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    Feb 21, 2012, 08.01 PMby mokosha

    i made those pants for my friend, and she love them.. super easy project.. and since i have half dozen of pregnant friends at the moment, i might give a try to other patterns too

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    Feb 21, 2012, 04.19 PMby ModestyFashions

    Not pregnant (yet) but it’s nice to start planning my fab maternity wardrobe early (^_^)

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    Feb 21, 2012, 03.03 PMby rena-1

    nice! now I just have to get prerganant!

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    Feb 21, 2012, 02.08 PMby Laura Bolčina

    I love the pants! <3

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    Feb 21, 2012, 08.54 AMby freakusbzzz

    Nice clothes but surely that isn’t a real bump? t’s nearly down her ankles. Plus where are her swollen ankles and inflated boobies!

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      Feb 23, 2012, 04.05 PMby nouvellegamine

      she’s totally not really pregnant ;)
      but when i was i i carried high, but then i had a boy (old wives tale.) i had swollen ankles starting at 7 months (BOO!) but my boobs never got big, even though i breast fed (yay!)

      i always laugh at “pregnant” women in movies & magazines who are obviously wearing a baby bump. esp when they’re wearing heels.

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    Feb 21, 2012, 07.28 AMby floreedith

    Love the coat….don’t have to be pregnant to wear it though! the rest is not really new to be honest, but nice though

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    Feb 21, 2012, 06.01 AMby nouvellegamine

    so cute! i love the tunic & dress pattern. very futuristic 60s. & i’m so glad burda finally made awesome, simple looking maternity pants.

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    Feb 20, 2012, 11.50 PMby caramia-made

    blarg!!! i sooooo could have used these a few months ago!!!! oh well, for the next baby – especially that skirt!

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    Feb 20, 2012, 08.20 PMby rwest1014

    missed the mark on this one. the skirt is just ok. i would try the pants in a bright color for something current… bright pants seem to be so popular right now and i like to wear a red pant in the summer… but everything else is too matronly.

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    Feb 20, 2012, 08.11 PMby Adriana Orozco

    What lovely styles for mothers to be!! I like them all!!!

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