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Top 10 Nursing Friendly Sewing Patterns for Breastfeeding

Top 10 Nursing Friendly Sewing Patterns for Breastfeeding

Are you looking for nursing-friendly sewing patterns? Being a new mom comes with its own challenges, and dressing up while breastfeeding is one of them. But don't worry; we have you covered with our beginner's guide to nursing-friendly sewing patterns, where we'll go over our top 10 favorite breastfeeding-friendly patterns. For more options, browse our full Nursing Friendly Sewing Patterns Line, where you'll find a variety of other patterns like swimsuits, camisoles, tunics, and more. This post will also give tips on choosing the right fabric for your project. So, grab your sewing machine and create stylish and functional nursing clothes that will make breastfeeding a breeze!

Understanding Nursing-Friendly Sewing Patterns

Sewing patterns specifically designed for nursing mothers provide comfort and convenience. These patterns have easy access for breastfeeding, ensuring that nursing moms can feed their babies easily and discreetly. When choosing a nursing-friendly sewing pattern, consider factors such as the style, functionality, and ease of use. By opting for these specialized patterns, mothers can enjoy the benefits of stylish and practical clothing that meets their breastfeeding needs.

Top 10 Recommended Nursing Friendly Sewing Patterns

Here are our top 10 recommended sewing patterns for nursing clothes. These patterns ensure comfort and easy access for breastfeeding. Stitch up your own nursing-friendly wardrobe with these recommended options.

Saturday Sweatshirt

The Saturday Sweatshirt is a comfortable and stylish nursing-friendly design. It features easy access for breastfeeding on the go, making it a convenient choice for nursing moms. The Saturday Sweatshirt's versatility allows you to wear it for different occasions, and it boasts a drop shoulder, room to layer, and plenty of options. With this sewing pattern, you can create a functional and fashionable garment that meets your nursing needs.

Saturday Sweatshirt Nursing Friendly Sewing Patterns

Adult Parker Pullover

The Adult Parker Pullover is a trendy and functional nursing-friendly option. This sewing pattern offers discreet breastfeeding access, making it convenient for nursing moms. With its relaxed fit and room to layer, the Adult Parker Pullover is both comfortable and stylish. It's also a great scrap-buster project, perfect for using up your favorite knit fabrics. Embrace both fashion and function with this versatile, nursing-friendly pullover.

Sarah says, "I love this pattern. The color blocking options are so versatile and the hoodie looks so good and can help maximize some of my nicer fabric into more garments. I think I've made every option, including the nursing option and I love every one. Clear instructions and great pattern!"

Parker Pullover Breastfeeding Patterns

Edenbrooke Dress and Top

The Edenbrooke Dress and Top pattern is a versatile option for nursing-friendly sewing patterns. With its lined bodice and mix-and-match options, it offers flexibility and style. The partial and full button front bodice options make it breastfeeding-friendly, providing easy access for nursing moms. This pattern is perfect for beginners looking to create stylish and functional garments. Embrace your creativity and join the conversation in the Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop Facebook group to share what you make.

Edenbrooke Breastfeeding Friendly Sewing Pattern

Women's Essential Raglan

The Women's Essential Raglan is a classic and practical nursing-friendly design for an everyday t-shirt. With its timeless and versatile style, this pattern and tutorial is perfect for any mama looking for comfort and functionality. It offers various sleeves, maternity wear, and shirt or dress length options. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced sewer, the Women's Essential Raglan is a must-have in your sewing collection.

Essential Raglan Sewing Pattern with Nursing Access

Women's Domino Dolman

The Women's Domino Dolman is a trendy, effortless, nursing-friendly option for moms. With discreet breastfeeding access and a relaxed fit, it offers both comfort and style. This sewing pattern is known for its contemporary design and versatility, making it a great choice for any occasion. Additionally, it offers various options for colorblocking, allowing you to customize the look to your preference. Experience the convenience and fashion-forwardness of the Women's Domino Dolman today.

Domino Dolman Tee with Nursing Access

Women's Pinnacle Pullover

The Women's Pinnacle Pullover is a stylish and practical choice for nursing moms. This sewing pattern is designed to provide easy breastfeeding access and comfort, with an optional side zipper. It features raglan sleeves, side panels, a kangaroo pocket, and side pockets. Additionally, there are various choices for necklines and pockets, allowing you to customize the pullover to your liking. With its functionality and fashionable design, the Women's Pinnacle Pullover is a great option for nursing-friendly attire.

Pinnacle Pullover Nursing Friendly Pattern

Cheyenne Tiered Dress

The Cheyenne Tiered Dress is a feminine and functional nursing-friendly dress. This sewing pattern offers discreet breastfeeding access, allowing you to nurse your baby with ease and privacy. The dress's boho-chic style is perfect for knit fabrics, and it comes with options to go sleeveless or choose from bishop sleeves, short or long sleeves. Additionally, you can customize the dress with 2 or 3 skirt tiers, adding an extra touch of elegance.

Cheyenne Tiered Dress with Nursing Option

Hyak Hoodie Pattern

The Hyak Hoodie Pattern is a perfect choice for nursing mothers seeking both comfort and style. This pattern features an optional zipper, providing easy nursing access. With the convenience of being available in PDF format for instant download, sewing this hoodie is a breeze. Stay cozy and fashionable with the Hyak Hoodie Pattern.

Hyak Hoodie with Breastfeeding Access

Women's Everyday Dress Pattern

The Women's Everyday Dress Pattern is a versatile and comfortable option for nursing mothers and everyday wear. With this pattern, you can sew your own stylish and practical dresses that suit your needs. The pattern offers different neckline and sleeve variations and lengths, allowing you to customize your dress according to your preference. Additionally, you can get creative with various knit fabric choices to ensure ultimate comfort. Start creating your perfect everyday dress today!

Everyday Dress with Nursing Option

Aspen Pullover Sewing Pattern

Our Aspen Pullover Sewing Pattern is a favorite among nursing moms who are always on the go. It's designed with their convenience in mind, featuring a discreet nursing access option. With this pattern, you can create a stylish and practical pullover that allows easy and discreet nursing whenever needed. Embrace the comfort and functionality of the Aspen Pullover for your nursing wardrobe.

Julie says, "10/10 love it, I decided to sew my own nursing clothes because buying them is so expensive. I made my first Aspen out of an upcycled knit sheet and adore it. Now I need to make so many more!"

Aspen Pullover

How to Choose the Right Fabric for Your Nursing Clothes?

When selecting fabric for your sewing project, consider the garment type and its purpose. Knit fabrics are great for comfortable and stretchy nursing clothing. Check the pattern's fabric recommendations for guidance. Find a wide selection of fairly priced knit fabrics at our sister store, Remember to prewash your fabric to avoid shrinkage or color bleeding.

How Can Sewing Your Own Nursing Clothes Benefit You?

Sewing your own nursing clothes offers customization and a perfect fit, saving you money on stylish and functional wardrobe options. You'll feel proud wearing garments you've created and have control over fabric choices and designs. Stay updated on new patterns and sewing tips by joining our newsletter.


I hope you enjoyed going through these nursing friendly sewing patterns today. If you didn't find the right one then don't worry - we have a bunch more. From the Melbourne with a crossover bodice option, to the Madrid Maxi Dress, Bahama Mama Surfsuit Swimsuit and more. Download your pattern pieces today and get sewing. Sewing your own nursing clothes can be a cost-effective solution and a creative outlet. You can select comfortable and suitable fabrics for breastfeeding, ensuring both style and functionality. So, why not try it and start sewing your nursing clothes today? It's a rewarding and practical skill that can benefit you throughout your nursing journey.

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