Author Archives: Amy Mayen

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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DIY Antique Painted Lantern from the Dollar Store

So we just finished up remodeling the living room, and I just have a few more touches before the big reveal. I’ve been distraught because I haven’t been sewing much and didn’t have any blog posts to share. I just … Continue reading

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Ojai Wrap For Selfish Sewing Week

This is the Ojai Wrap pattern from Justine Marie Patterns. It’s a short sleeved shawl collar cardigan with a little bit of a high low hem. There’s an optional button tab for the sleeve, too. Justine writes at one of … Continue reading

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Innumerable WIPS: Chronicles of the Never Ending

There’s so much going on over here! I’m dropping a few lines today to say hello. I don’t have any perfect photos to share; only quick iPhone pics. But I couldn’t wait to show you some of our projects. Innumerable WIPS We … Continue reading

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