Author Archives: Amy Mayen

Urban Garden Dress & Tank Pattern

Have you seen the new Urban Garden Dress & Tank pattern from Sew Straight & Gather? There’s a blog tour going on right now, you should see all the beautiful outfits being made. I made mine while Bella was at summer … Continue reading

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Simplicity 1474 – Fluerology Ruffle Dress

I made my niece a new dress using Simplicity 1474. I have zero mistakes to confess for this make, although I need to learn to sew a hook and eye. The zipper holds up fine though:) I’m not sure how … Continue reading

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Rash Guard and Boy Shorts: Swim Patterns

I’m been meaning to show you forever: Bella’s rash guard and boy shorts. Patterns used are the Monaco Swim Trunks and Hang Ten Rash Guard from Peekaboo Patterns. (Affiliate links.) I made this suit about October of last year. We … Continue reading

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More Epic Fails at SewCanShe

I’m sharing my 5 most recent epic fails at SewCanShe today! (Because the ill fitting maternity romper in my last post just wasn’t enough.) Visit Caroline at SewCan She to read Terrible Tuesday: Amy shares 5 Sewing “Fails”.

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Maternity Romper Pattern Mash

I’ve been experimenting with making a summer romper and this is my first draft. I’m not entirely pleased with how it turned out, so I’ll be overhauling the whole project and trying for round two very soon! Luckily I have … Continue reading

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