Sewing Mishaps and Discoveries

My sewing experiences as I learn to sew.

The Jeans Contest Voting


It’s time to vote for the best pair of jeans in The Jeans Contest. I hope you will vote for one of my entries here. Mine are the ones posted by aunrea, plus they are the only kids jeans made. To jog your memory here are the pictures of the jeans I made for my … Continue reading


The Jeans Contest

Jeans Completed!


So I finally finished my daughter’s jeans! The pattern wasn’t bad at all, except being unclear on how to sew the fly, and they look super cute. I just had trouble with my machine. After I broke the size 16 needle that came with the machine I tried to install a universal size 16 needles. … Continue reading


Kids, The Jeans Contest

Jalie 2908 Sewing Fly

The Fly

So I have been working on my daughter’s jeans. It was easy sewing with clear directions until I got to the fly. I sewed it in following the directions as I interpreted them but it didn’t turn out right. I ripped out the seams and tried again, still not right. So I ripped out the … Continue reading


Kids, The Jeans Contest