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Jaimejohnson.com's New Look!

Note: This post contains affiliate links. When you click on these link and make a purchase, I receive a small commission. Thank you for your support! Welcome to my new home on the web! I couldn't be more happy with my new look and I'm excited for the possibilities a self-hosted site offers me in 2015! Before I quit my 9-5 job in 2011, I had been exposed to building websites in wordpress and built and maintained a few sites for my employer, as well as some friends' ministries on the … [Read more...]

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 Craft Business. In many ways I'm not a beginner, but I've recently felt a little directionless. I feel somewhat stuck in between a hobby & a real business so I tried … [Read more...]

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 holidays. When I was little, my grandma always put a swimsuit in our Easter Baskets and I know many people give PJs on Christmas Eve. The Ruffled PJs pattern, available in sizes 12 months through size 6, is a … [Read more...]

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 please share & tell a friend! … [Read more...]

Omni Family Tour – JaimeSews

Omni Tempore Tops Pattern by Sofilantjes | JaimeSews

Today's The Day!! It's my turn to share with you my version of the Omni Tempore pattern for both kids and adults! I'm Jaime, found on twitter, facebook and instagram as JaimeSews. I've been sewing since I was 15 years old, earned a bachelors degree in Home Economics, worked selling sewing machines, in a quilt shop and later in a bridal shop & now sew from my home. I'm so glad you've stopped by!! I've been busy making up some fall/winter staples for me and the kids with the Omni Tempore … [Read more...]

Omni Tempore Blog Tour & Giveaway

Omni Family Tour | JaimeSews

I'm so excited to be a part of the Omni Tempore Pattern Tour this week, with my post going live tomorrow morning! I had a lot of fun making tops for myself and my kids and have a few pointers for you on using this pattern, designed for knits, with fleece! Can't wait to show you our versions, but be sure to head over to today's tour stops to enjoy everyone's creativity with this versatile pattern! Monday, November 24th Pienkel - Mie Katoentje - Shaffer Sisters Tuesday, November 25th Serger … [Read more...]

30 Minute Christmas Coasters by The Nosy Pepper

Star Coaster Tutorial by The Nosy Pepper | JaimeSews

Hello JaimeSews readers!  I'm Cyndi and I blog over at The Nosy Pepper, I'm super excited to show you a super quick and easy scrap friendly project that is perfect for Christmas. When Jaime asked me to guest post a Christmas post, I was a bit nervous, as I'm mostly a bag sewer.   Since I realize that few people are going to want a Holiday themed bag, I decided to do something much quicker and easier. So, in comes the 30 minute Christmas Coasters! These are so simple to make and use such little … [Read more...]

A Rival Quilt – Dodgers vs. Giants

Rival Quilt - Dodgers/Giants | JaimeSews

Friends, some things are learned and some things you're just born with. Even though I do not watch a single game during baseball season, I was born a Dodger fan and that's not something that's easily abandoned. I love sports, I really do. I'm the kind of girl who will walk into a gathering where the game is being watched (football, baseball, basketball, it doesn't really matter), and will have a great time choosing a team randomly to be really passionate about for the duration of the game. Then … [Read more...]

It’s November!

DIY Halloween 2014 | JaimeSews

In Central CA, it's not uncommon for October and November to stride by without so much as a hint of fall - you know, cloudy days, rain, cold...? It's been known to be 75 degrees and sunny on Thanksgiving! But my facebook feed was full of local friends gleefully welcoming the storm we had Friday night and the rain it brought with it. In our Valley, rain is desperately needed, not only to clear the air but to alleviate, even minutely, the drought we're in. Thankfully the storm held off until … [Read more...]

The Ballard Top Pattern by Straight Stitch Designs

Ballard Top Pattern by Straight Stitch Designs | JaimeSews

Howdy and welcome to my stop on the Ballard Top Pattern Tour! I "met" my friend Kimberly of Straight Stitch Designs in the Pattern Workshop* Facebook Group. As soon as I saw her there, it seemed I saw her everywhere! We found ourselves in the same tester groups and on the same pattern fan pages so it has been fun work alongside each other, long-distance-like. When she posted her first pattern tester call for the Ravenna, I was completely bummed because I was loaded down with other projects … [Read more...]