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

Be an idea machine

If you have so many crafting and sewing project ideas that it overwhelms you, I hear you! Here is a process that can help control the madness. First of all It’s great to have tons of ideas. Jot, doodle or sketch each and every one! Save inspirational tear sheets and...
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Get going sewing!

Super fast-easy sewing projects are on this site for the beginner, dabbler, or sewing mentor. Some of the easiest projects to start anyone sewing are: Party banners, or Sweet Hearts, or¬†Placemats. These designs are “blanks” with plenty of opportunity for self expression and creativity! Continue to check out this site’s...
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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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