Oh yes, relief is already needed in the pants department. Wait, that doesn't sound right. Let me rephrase that - I've outgrown all my pants!!
Yes, maternity wear has come a long way since I was pregnant last, but it still leaves much to be desired. What's with all the trashy hoochie-mama wear? I'm sorry, but I don't want to look like a floozie with a big ole pregnant belly. I don't want to look frumpy either. The only options I've found that I like are way too expensive for my budget. So, what's a girl to do?
Well, after a bit of searching I found numerous tutorials about how to convert your regular clothes. Bingo! I tried it out on a pair of white cropped pants that have been hanging in my closet for years.
The best part is that this didn't cost me a dime! I had everything on hand already - the pants, the elastic, and the cotton jersey fabric (left over from my alabama stitch skirts). I'd give you a link to the tutorial if I had it, but I looked at several to get the gist, then went at it. The process is quite simple - remove the zipper, sew up the fly, cut off the waistband, then attach the new stretchy waistband. I'm thinking I like this style for non-maternity wear, it's so comfy!! Hooray for the internet :)
P.S. Thanks for all the well wishes on my latest news!!