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

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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Fluffy Time!

Hi All! Around the corner is that fluffy time of year: Halloween and Holidays! Plenty of time now to make decorations, costumes and gifts. Projects are keeping me busy these days, but I hope to add a some knick knacks on the site for you to consider making for the holidays...
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Sew in the raw

Raw edges continue to show up on ready to wear fashion details and finishes. Sewing raw edge fashions is a shortcut technique that works with the correct fabric choices or cutting on the bias. Raw edge finishes are great for quick sew up dresses such as the one shown below. With this...
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