About: elaine

When I learned to sew, I was totally hooked! My mission is to provide sewing projects that are easy enough for anyone to try... Let us know if its working!

Recent Posts by elaine

Sewing Within Time Pockets

So many daily life needs and interests vie for our time. How to fit in a sewing project that actually gets finished? From an easy sewn project such as a cap, or pillowcase, to a huge project such as a dress for a special occasion, or a set of drapes,...
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Sewing in borrowed space and small time pockets

For much of my sewing lifespan I had to work in small “borrowed” spaces and “found” time. I totally understand how time and space limitations can interfere with a desire to sew. When space is precious, a solution can be fold up furniture with wheels, cabinets with doors, and labeled...
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Holiday hang ups

Check out these diy rustic hangers for tiny clothes! ¬†An elf, fairy, or a fantasy creature of your own design could really use these!     With twigs and floral wire you can make these adorable rustic hangers. Great for hanging on a holiday tree.         Want...
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Stitch in a pinch

Twisting the old adage: ” need is the mother of invention” to: “need is the mother of motivation” is what got this craft post in motion. Yesterday I had a random gift to give a friend. To my dismay I was totally out of generic wrapping paper. Somehow to give...
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Drape a Steam-punk costume creation

Good news: apocalyptic steam-punk can be the perfect theme to drape a last minute costume goodie. Steam-punk style can be achieved with a certain mix of textures, colors, and accessories. If you are a Cinderella or Scarlet O’Hara type when it comes to costume preparation, this post is for you....
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