Author Archives: Amy Mayen

Seashore Dress pattern by Gracious Threads

This is the Seashore Dress, Top, & Tunic pattern by Gracious Threads. Here’s my review! I’m obsessed with Gracious Threads patterns. I own the Seena Dolman Tee in girls and womens sizes; and the Lazy Day Lounge Pants (which I … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Chair Makeover: Shabby Chic Plant Stand

This chair had been lingering around for a couple years. It’s pretty small; my niece is the only one who can fit in it anymore. Some of the joints were a little wobbly too. It lived outside for a while, spent some time … Continue reading

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Best Loungewear Sewing Patterns For Tweens

Here are my top picks for loungewear sewing patterns. All are pdf format and include tween sizes. These patterns are great for lounging around or active wear, layer well, and are ideal for almost any weather. For more tween sized sewing … Continue reading

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20 Reasons Why I Love Living On A Farm

We hit the 2 month mark living on our farm. Spring has come and it’s planting season. I haven’t really got to the hard part yet, and I’m already feeling it. I read this post from The Easy Homestead; and found … Continue reading

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Grown Up Thumbs Up Tee: Pattern Release

The Grown Up Thumbs Up Tee is here, and the ladies at OUSM Designs are giving away a free copy!  The Thumbs Up Tee is $10, and there is a Women’s/Child bundle for $15. From the 19th to the 26th … Continue reading

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