As for the attire that goes with this period in a lady's life, Modestly Sew has been a little puzzled as to the style of maternity clothes seen on the general expectant population. To err on the side of modesty would benefit many. Hence, I have searched the pattern catalogs for something discreet and modest for the short waiting period and found a few. I am sure there can be many adaptations made from many patterns.
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|Butterick 5763 A nice top over a skirt.|
(Buttoning up the neckline and raising it if necessary.)
|This one would need a high-necked camisole or some sort of covering over the low neckline in order to be modest.|
|I have not seen these kind of over blouses on any.|
(Buttoning up the neckline and raising it if necessary.) The sleeves could be shorted to above elbow.
This c;ould be made out of cotton and dress length with a higher neckline buttoned up. A blouse pattern would work for ideas.
|Here is a simply constructed top that would work nicely over skirts or extended to dress length.|