Author Archives: Amy Mayen

Free Pattern Hack: Rosy Ladyshorts for Tweens

A hack on the free Rosy Ladyshorts pattern: It’s so easy to modify this popular women’s panties pattern for your tween girls! In my Top 12 Kids Underwear Patterns post, I shared my favorite kids underwear patterns, plus 12 free … Continue reading

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Vintage Puff Sleeve Tunic and Dress by Girl Charlee

A while back, I got to test the first ever Girl Charlee sewing pattern, the  Vintage Puff Sleeve Tunic and Dress! It took me a while to write about it, with trying to sell the house and all. But here it … Continue reading

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How To Deconstruct a T-shirt For Maximum Refashioning

This is the best way to deconstruct a T-shirt & get the largest cuts possible for refashioning. Chopping up a t-shirt isn’t neuro-science; and this process may be instinctive for many long time sewists. If you’re a newbie to sewing or textile … Continue reading

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Girl’s Seena Dolman Tee

Zoey is modeling a new top- I sewed the girl’s Seena Dolman Tee pattern from Gracious Threads. It’s a real quick make, about a half hour or so. I wrote about the pattern and showed my women’s version of this … Continue reading

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Ruffled PJ Pattern Holiday Jammies Tour

I’m on the Ruffled PJ Pattern Holiday Jammies Tour at Once Upon A Sewing Machine! I was super nervous because I have some kind of holiday sewing jinx. I wrote about a series of EPIC Christmas fails last year, and … Continue reading

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