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Simply Sweats & Shorts Pattern by Dandelions n’ Dungarees

  Happy Memorial Day! If you’re in the U.S., today we celebrate those who gave their lives for our freedom. Grateful doesn’t even begin to describe it – what an amazing sacrifice. Today Dandelions n’ Dungarees is releasing their Simply Sweats and Shorts pattern! I had this Girl Charlee sweatshirt knit sitting in my stash…

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Small Time Operator – Must Have Tax Book for Small Business

Tax & Bookkeeping Resources for Small Businesses | MadeByJaime

I have had some kind of sewing business off and on since 2008. I always struggled to understand the financial side of business, but I dutifully kept my receipts and income records and gave them to whomever did our taxes each year. I took a few years off the business and when I started it up again…

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Airplane Quilt

Airplane Quilt | JaimeSews

Well this is a finish 8 months in the making! I’ve finally finished the airplane quilt for the newest member of the family on my husband’s side. Looking back, I purchased the pattern back on April 11, 2014 and the fabrics at the end of April with the intent to make the quilt for Megan’s shower in…

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Sewing To Sell: Book Review

Sewing To Sell: Book Review | JaimeSews

I love to enter sewing giveaways. Back in 2008 when I first started blogging I won a Michael Miller fabric set and I was hooked! I’ve scarcely won anything since, but I recently hit the jackpot winning this book by Virginia Lindsay of Gingercake Designs. It’s called Sewing To Sell: The Beginner’s Guide to Starting a…

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Holiday Jammies

Ruffled PJs Pattern by Once Upon A Sewing Machine | JaimeSews

Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog as a part of the Ruffle Pajamas Tour by Once Upon A Sewing Machine!! I’d love to get to know you and keep in touch so don’t be afraid to leave a comment or chat with me on facebook, twitter and/or instagram! Traditions are a great way to celebrate the…

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Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Sale!!

Hey all – I hope you had a great day yesterday with family & friends and that the joy and gratitude remain throughout the season! I wanted to let you know about a sale I’m running today through midnight (PST) Cyber Monday  in BOTH my shops! So head on over to www.jaimesews.etsy.com or www.jjssupply.etsy.com and…

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Maggie Mae Goes To The Pumpkin Patch

This past weekend, Grammy & Papa took us all to the pumpkin patch! We had a great time riding the train, navigating the corn maze, taking the hayride out to the patch to pick our pumpkins, watching the dog and hog races and more! In California’s central valley, it’s still pretty warm in October so…

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