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

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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Fabric: A touchy feely experience

When you go shopping, touch everything! Pay attention to the weight, drape, and texture of anything made with fabric. When at the sewing store stroll around and check out all categories of fabrics. What are you drawn to? Sparkly and sheer? Fun cotton prints? Dramatic textured upholstery fabrics? Fleece? Let...
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Time to party!

So many reasons to throw a party: birthdays, graduation, bridal showers, or just loving life! Sew up lots of party flags to use for almost any event. Our party flags are designed so you can tie them together and spell out any announcement or greeting you think up. This flag...
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