Sew Maternity Clothes: 23 Maternity Style Ideas

These maternity clothes ideas are some of the prettiest, stylish, and comfortable around.

By: Kirsten Kwon, Editor,
Updated June 01, 2018
Sew Maternity Clothes 23 Maternity Style Ideas

Do you know a lucky lady who's pregnant? If you're the pregnant one, congratulations! With all the planning you need to do to prepare for this major change in your life, the last thing you want to worry about is what you'll wear while your belly grows. With this page, Sew Maternity Clothes: 23 Maternity Style Ideas, you can learn how to make maternity clothes in no time.

Save time, money and the extra stress of shopping - once you know how to make maternity clothes, you can create the wardrobe that best fits your needs (and comfort level!). Maternity clothes can be frumpy and unflattering, but with these projects, you can create trendy maternity clothes so don't have to ditch your fashion sense during your pregnancy. If you're making maternity clothes for a friend or family member, check out these projects and you can give them what they really need. Use this cute collection to learn how to make maternity clothes.

With these easy tutorials, you can learn how to make maternity clothes from existing items in your closet. Refashion old, baggy tops into something more flattering for you and your growing belly. Take those jeans that almost fit and learn how to add some stretchy knit fabric to sew your own maternity jeans and pants. Learn how to create the best skirts and dresses for your new shape. Sew your own maternity wardrobe that fits your bump without sacrificing your personal style. 

DIY Maternity Jeans and Pants Tutorials

Lace Trimmed Maternity Belly Bands

Learn how to make maternity pants you'll love every month of your pregnancy with these creative refashions and tutorials. You are going to appreciate making DIY maternity pants instead of spending extra money on store-bought versions.

  • No one ever said that maternity clothing couldn't be stylish and fun. These pretty lacy bands can be made in any color.
  • Learn this essential technique for when you're pregnant and still want to rock those jeans! Maternity jean patterns are great.
  •  Let the Maternity Pants Tutorial show you how to make your pants fit just right and comfortably any of the 9 months.
  • Staying comfy during a pregnancy can be difficult, but this maternity sewing pattern will keep you from frustration.
  • This Converted Maternity Pants Tutorial proves that there's no need to buy new pants, just make adjustments to what you have.
  • Did someone say easy? That's just what you need when you're exhausted from pregnancy. Make these quickly for any month.
  • This helpful link will show you how to make pants bigger by letting out the waist. Great for pregnancy or weight fluctuations.

How to Make Maternity Skirts and Dresses

Modest Maternity Mini Skirt

When it comes to maternity clothes ideas, the most comfortable may have to be a well-fitting skirt or dress. There's no reason you can't be fashionable and still save money as your tummy grows. Take a look and make one or two yourself.

  • Solve this clothing woe by making the Maternity DIY Maxi Skirt in your favorite color. This insanely comfy skirt can be any size.
  • This skirt is the essential cute and comfy design you've been looking for. Make it and spend your days in comfort and style.
  • We love this tasteful mini skirt design! No need to be too demure while pregnant, especially with this saucy design.
  • Make Mommy Happy 30 Minute DressThe name says it all! Not only is this dress easy and quick to make but it's going to brighten any mom's mood any day.
  • Face it, you could use this DIY pregnancy dress, not only for your nursing days ahead but to feel great anytime it's worn.
  • This skirt is stylish, fun, and so easy to sew. Who doesn't love the Empire style? This version is easily made for maternity months.
  • Maternity clothes don't have to be a bore. Learn how to make clothes like the Maternity Maxi Dress with this fabulous pattern.
  • Convertibles and combos are the most helpful of all clothing items because they are so versatile. You're going to love this!

Maternity Top Patterns

Maternity Tank and Shorts

Design your own maternity shirt with these fashionable tutorials, patterns, and upcycling ideas. Nothing is more comfortable than a t-shirt and there's no reason a growing stomach has to put an end to your comfort. These are perfect!

  • Reshape a large shirt to give it the perfect fit for your body. It's comfy, easy to make, and stylish too. Plus, it's budget-friendly.
  • Another way to use what you have, this clever tutorial will show you how to go from drab to fab with your maternity clothing.
  • If you're about to be a mommy, chances are you're looking for a new wardrobe. That's where this DIY maternity shirt comes in.
  • Not only do you get a tutorial for a super stylish and comfortable tank top but it comes with a shorts pattern too. Perfect!
  • For those chilly days, you will certainly want to have a cardigan that fits well. This is a great upcycled cardigan that you'll love.
  • This DIY maternity tutorial is perfect for making a regular long shirt into what will soon be Mommy's Favorite Maternity Shirt.
  • Asymmetrical Tunic SweaterTunics are some of the most flattering designs around, and this pattern is no different. It's truly gorgeous, warm, and covers all.

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Why won't the Maternity Wrap Top link work?

Hi tburt05, Our apologies but that link had to be deactivated as the designer took the pattern down. I hope you found something else in this collection that worked for you!


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