Tutorial: Add an exposed zipper to a make a nursing dressHeather from Feather’s Flights shows how to add an exposed zipper to the front of a dress.  It’s a cute detail, but it also has a very practical purpose.  It turns a regular dress into a nursing dress!  She came …

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Tutorial: Nursing pillow coverRae from Made by Rae shows how you can make a cover for a nursing pillow.  You can make it to fit any nursing pillow, as you’ll trace around your pillow to get the pattern.  It has a zipper on the …

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Tutorial: One seam shawl style nursing coverMarissa from Rae Gun Ramblings shows how to make a shawl style nursing cover out of knit fabric, one she calls the Worlds Best and Easiest Nursing Cover.  The shawl style provides full coverage while baby is nursing, and the lightweight fabric is comfortable …

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Tutorial: Convert a plain tank to a pull-down nursing tankNicole from In-Lala-Land shows how she converted plain tanks into pull-down nursing tanks.  The straps of the tank attach to a pull-down nursing bra, so you can pull down the top of your tank and your bra cup with one easy motion.  Brilliant! It’s a quick …

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Free pattern: Nursing pillowAshley from Vauvasaurus didn’t want to spend a lot of money on a nursing pillow.  After all, she says, they’re basically just big curvy pillows.  Instead of buying one, she made one herself.  She shares the pattern she made and …

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nursingcoverpatternLinda from Craftaholics Anonymous shares a free pattern for a nursing cover.  I’m sure you’ve seen these in the nursery boutique-y stores.  It’s a lightweight cotton cover that ties around your neck, with boning at the top so you can …

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This dress by Charity from Say Grr Sewing is so pretty!  It has a long full skirt and a ruffled surplice (crossover) neck.  It also happens to be a nursing dress.  The surplice neck easily moves out of the way, and the …

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Shauna from Shwin & Shwin shows her Perfect Nursing Top.  It has a surplice neckline with a contrast panel layered underneath for modesty.  When it’s time to nurse, the pieces are easily moved out of the way.   The empire waist with gathers across the tummy is …

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Heather from The Coterie Blog shows how to make her modern nursing shawl.  The large, loose shawl slides easily over your head and keeps you covered while you nurse baby.  It’s easily made from a rectangle of knit fabric.  Just …

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Sabra from Sew A Straight Line guest blogs at Melly Sews with a tutorial showing how to make a chevron maxi dress that’s also a nursing dress.  She pieced the striped fabric to create a large chevron design.  The wide drapey …

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Tricia from Leafy Treetop Spot shares a free pattern and tutorial for making her knit wrap dress for nursing mamas.  This is such a cute dress!  No one would ever guess it’s a nursing dress but when it’s time …

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Cheri from I Am Momma Hear Me Roar guest blogs in the Nesting series at Delia Creates with a tutorial showing how to make a nursing strap.  What is a nursing strap?  Why, it’s a handy little fabric strap wit …

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Tricia from Leafy Treetop Shop and Leafy Treetop Spot shares a free pattern and tutorial for making a nursing bra you can wear while sleeping.  The criss-cross design on the front makes it easily accessible for nursing without having to …

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Cass from Cass the Coolest shares a tutorial on her blog showing how to make a cute breastfeeding top out of a tube top.  It has a edgier, cooler look than many of the breastfeeding tops you can buy at the store.  The …

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Little Apple Seed shares photos of the 7 new items she made out of one thrifted dress.  The dress (shown here) was $3.99, and she used the fabric from it to make a sewing machine cover, an iPad cover, nursing …

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