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« on: September 11, 2008 07:56:05 AM »

Ok, so I'm on baby #4 and let me tell ya, things shift REALLY quick the 4th time around, it actually caught me by surprise and I had no maternity clothes in my closet. I went to the thrift store to look for some but man they are all super ugly, so I decided to just make my own. While I was doing that I decided to create a photo tute to share so that maybe I could inspire other pregnant ladies to do the same.

The tute is here: http://soulfulhuesknits.blogspot.com/2008/09/easy-repurposed-maternity-shirt.html

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Then I did a couple more. Blog post about them: http://soulfulhuesknits.blogspot.com/2008/09/couple-more-shirts.html

This one is my favorite so far:









Pants tute coming soon
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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2008 08:09:39 AM »

I love them all, specially the white top. I would wear that now, and I'm not pregnant, I already have 4  Grin  You look super cute and comfy in all your new tops! Congrats on baby number 4, he or she will be here before you know it.

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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2008 08:27:25 AM »

First of all Congratulations!! I like them all but love the pink/white one, it just says BABY!

You should have came over my house Monday I freecycled a bag of maternity clothes, she came for a bag of baby clothes.........So don't you know now that everything is gone, it's destined to happen, lol which would make #4
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« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2008 08:39:40 AM »

Congrats to you meme!
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« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2008 09:08:55 AM »

OH no no no. I meant once you give everything away it always happens, which it hasn't yet and that's how I would like to keep it, haha.
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« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2008 09:29:15 AM »

ooh! I like this idea and I'm not pregnant! Great idea!

Congratson #4 too!
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« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2008 10:07:14 AM »

LOL  MeMe

Thanks everyone!
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« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2008 07:29:46 PM »

Great recon & Also wanted to let you knkow how awesome you are. =)
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« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2008 08:48:08 PM »

Well goodness me Pamcake, thanks, that was very uplifting Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2009 03:19:31 PM »

THIS is what I've been looking for! Thanks so much for the tutes. I had a depressing "shopping" trip today to check out maternity gear. I decided then that I needed to hit the thrift store and do some recons, but I'm a little timid and needed some inspiration. Thank you! Value Village, here I come...
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