Cover photo
amy mayen
Works at
Attended Brooks College- Long Beach Ca.
2,610 followers|1,388,313 views


amy mayen

Shared publicly  - 
Add a comment...

amy mayen

Shared publicly  - 
Pinktober Cheer Bow

Tutorial Here:
Add a comment...

amy mayen

Shared publicly  - 
Tulip Style Sleep Shorts
+Simplicity 1501
Caravan in amethyst; cotton silk from +MyFabricDesigns
Add a comment...

amy mayen

Shared publicly  - 
Yoga Waist Pleated shorts
No pattern used
Fabric from Girl Charlee
Add a comment...

amy mayen

Shared publicly  - 
Morrison Tee by Hey June Patterns

Fabric from Girl Charlee
Add a comment...

amy mayen

Shared publicly  - 
Cheer Bow Tutorial for #Pinktober! #cheerleading #hairbows

Pinktober is almost here! It’s time for cheerleaders to trade in the team colored pom poms and bows for pink. The Great Pinkout promotes breast cancer awareness across the nation. Check out this Pinktober cheer bow tutorial to DIY your own!
Add a comment...

amy mayen

Shared publicly  - 
Custom team bows! Rep your little league or school team.

Add a comment...

amy mayen

Shared publicly  - 
Hello Beautiful Boutique Bow

Custom orders available at

Add a comment...
amy's Collections
Collections amy is following
View all
I blog over at
    Head Honcho, 2013 - present
  • M&M Tile Service Inc.
    Owner, 2009 - present
Basic Information
Sewing Diva
I'm Amy from SewsNBows! I blog about sewing & show off my projects there. What I love about sewing is that there's always something new to learn.
  • Brooks College- Long Beach Ca.
    AA in Fashion Design, minoring in Business, 2002 - 2004
Other profiles
Contributor to
amy mayen's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Tween sized 'Alexandria Trousers' and more velvet...

Tween sized Alexandrias - how about that, huh?! Well, she still needs about 24 cm before she reaches the height the Named Clothing patterns

Underwear review

Ages ago I made myself some underwear, but never continued, mainly because the pattern I used didn't fit and it seemed too much trouble to f

Drafting has Commenced

To put a smile on everyone's face, I have finally filmed my first set of drafting videos for creating your own bra sloper. I'll keep this sh

One Thimble Issue 13 - Release

The Raglan Party Dress release as a part of One Thimble Issue 13

Double Leather Choker DIY

Have you ever looked for something that you have envisioned in your mind and come up with nothing? I have been looking ...

Grainline Studios: 13001 Alder Shirtdress

I've always stuck with fit and flare dresses, not sure why but I think it comes from the whole idea that its acceptable to be fat as long as

Mini Sutton.

I have started on the kids back to school wardrobe, this year I will have 4 (!!!) in school. So I figured I better start sooner than later.

My Embroidered Legends Top

I consider myself to be a pretty decent pattern hacker, but the Sew Straight & Gather Legends Top is not something I would ever even try to

Girl Charlee Fabrics Knitty News :: NEW Vote For Knit Picks Winners!

In looking for a way to involve all customers in our popular monthly Knit Picks, starting Monday October 24th, we invite YOU TO CAST YOUR VO

A Gallery Tunic, + Giveaway!

HI PAST ME! YOUR HAIR WAS SO SHORT!!! I took these shots exactly one year ago, and I sure thought I was going to take updated ...

A Concord tee nightgown

Do you know the feeling? A to-sew list as long as your arm and not knowing where to start? After finishing my butterfly dress we got an unex

Corduroy Rosa Dress

My recent sewing has largely consisted of quick, easy projects (namely New Look 6217) due to a lack of sewing time and brain power. I did ho

Silk Crepe de Chine - you gorgeous fabric you....

I've worked with crepe and crepe de chine before - the poly(blend) kind of fabric, but this is my first go with the real deal, the gorgeous

Sewing for Kids: Urban Joggers

A couple of weeks ago Made by Oranges reached out to me to see if I'd like to try some of their pattern magazines. I've always been interest

Yoko Inspired Outfit for Little Momo

It has been a while since my last post. To be honest, it feels very wired writing a new post after being away for about 4 months. But here I

A Tutorial on a Textured Reverse Applique Technique

I'm back as promised to explain how to do the fabric manipulation technique I used in my last post. The top is the CINO Nessie top pattern u

Threading Your Way ~ Features

This week's features (all have been Pinned )... An awesome bag, added to both the Denim Refashioning and the Bags & Totes link parti...

Upcycling a Nessie Top and Hosh Pants

Welcome to my Project Run & Play sewalong look for week 2: I'm An Autumn. Fall clothes are THE best. I've always loved getting new clothes f

Named Evolution Theory Collection - Talvikki Sweater

In case you haven't heard, Named Clothing have just released their new collection. It is called Evolution theory and I think it might be the

Up Next ~ Pattern Giveaway by Cashmerette Patterns

Y'all know that I love the Cashmerette Pattern line so when I reached out to pattern makers for giveaways for this month, Jenny was the firs