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

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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Here’s your hat!

Hats are great to wear as protection from the elements or a way to express character. It’s a fun kick to go on a department store outing and try on a bunch of hats for some laughs or to prepare for a dress up event. For a day out in...
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Easy or super speed sewing: what do you prefer?

Are you looking for easy sewing or super sonic quickie sewing? Our flag project posts are examples of what can make a huge difference in sewing time. The difference in sewing time is the way the edges are finished. After posting the easy party flags it haunted me that there...
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Sew something for your guy!

There are so many novelty prints with sports or nature themes that would make your favorite guy smile. His interests can inspire a design for  lounge pants or a pillowcase. Even a cozy flannel plaid would be great to cuddle up with....
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