Author Archives: Amy Mayen

Free Scarf Neck Cardigan Pattern by Swoon

Did you know there are some amazing sewing patterns at Swoon? I knew they had cute sewing patterns for bags; but there are several girls and women’s PDF’s as well. Like this free Scarf Neck Cardigan pattern! The girls Scarf … Continue reading

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Vintage Floral Rollerskate Dress + Farm Update

The first project I cut since we moved: a vintage floral Rollerskate Dress! The fabric isn’t new; I made myself a Lucinda Skirt with it back in the day. I’ll be sewing from stash this year, because I have an awesome sewing … Continue reading

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How To Sew Sequin Trim Like A Boss

I learned a neat sewing trick: using trims on the outside of a garment to stabilize stretchy knits. Shoulder seams often need to be reinforced in order to keep them from stretching out. This is usually done with twill tape or … Continue reading

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Sequined Heart Appliqué Hoodie | Jalie 3355

A sequined heart appliqué hoodie, just in time for Valentine’s Day! I made this hoodie with Jalie 3355. Well, I made half of it; then found out I had 2 days instead of 2 weeks to move. So I finished … Continue reading

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Jalie 3245 | Raglan Tee, Racerback, & Tunic

Hi guys! I’ve got another women’s sewing pattern for you; Jalie 3245. I’ll give you all the details about this awesome pattern. And, I’ll be able to show you some new projects soon, because… My new sewing room is functional! Fabric is in … Continue reading

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