Author Archives: amy mayen

DIY Batman Costume For Tween Girls

My easy DIY Batman costume was quick to sew, tween friendly, and it’s comfy enough to double as loungewear. This project would’ve been a great addition to the Halloween Hacks Series at Swoodson Says, but as usual I’m late to … Continue reading

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Halloween Hair Bows | Show & Tell

Just a quick show & tell! Be sure to follow my Ribbon, Tulle, & Hair Pretties board on Pinterest if you like hair bow inspiration.  Halloween Hair Bows I’m trying to use up my ribbon stash…I went on a spree a … Continue reading

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Boat Neck Top Pattern by Blaverry : Pattern Review

I sewed the Boatneck Top pattern by Blaverry. I’ve been wanting to make it forever, and I finally did. Here’s my review! The construction is beautiful inside & out; just like the Cruise Chino Shorts I made this summer. The yoke … Continue reading

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Antiques at The Big Round Barn : Part II

photo credit to Arcadia Historical Society Right off historical Route 66 sits the Big Round Barn in Arcadia Oklahoma. It almost fell to ruins, but Luke Robison & the Over The Hill Gang restored it it it’s former glory in … Continue reading

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BFF Undies (Shh…don’t tell!)

I’m not sure if this is the coolest thing ever, or utterly strange. So, with great hesitance, I present to you: BFF Undies Lately, I’ve been getting requests for all things monogrammed, initialed, and customized. Since I don’t have an … Continue reading

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