Author Archives: Amy Mayen

Motivation? Not on Monday.

I thought I’d show you what I’ve been up to. I haven’t felt like writing lately. Seems like every day, I’ve woken up thinking, “I need to write a blog post.” Then I talked myself out if it, because not … Continue reading

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Snuggly Pet Bed pattern | Eden Eva Couture

I used a new pattern & I thought I’d share: the Snuggly Pet Bed from Eden Ava Couture. I actually made the Snuggly Pet Bed pattern twice. The first one, I used binding around the edges as the pattern calls … Continue reading

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Shortie NightGown & Bloomers Tour | GYCT Designs

The Shortie Nightgown & Bloomers pattern from GYCT Designs is on parade this week! Chelsea has designed a tunic or knee length nightie with puff sleeves or sleeveless option. Don’t forget to enter to win your copy at the end … Continue reading

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Leopard Doll Jeans-Flash Giveaway!

Win these leopard doll jeans in today’s Facebook flash giveaway; with Diana Rambles & the gang! Head to MayenDesigns on Facebook for your chance to win, then hop through 10 pages for chances to win more stuff for your American … Continue reading

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Butterick 5846 |Hollywood Sewalong part II

Welcome to Part II of the Hollywood Sewalong! We have been working on outfits inspired by The Notebook. To catch up on the series, click here: Hollywood Sewalong Introduction. Today we’ll be talking about design choices, patterns, and fabric. Warning: … Continue reading

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