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

A sleeveless tunic: Will make many!

Just taking a minute to tell you about a trend I’m buying into: sewing knits. After having found a classic basic pattern that I tweaked to my personal preferences, I went shopping online for knits. Wow, there sure are a lot of wonderful choices! When hunting for knits, I ran...
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Fine tuning a sewing pattern

There are certain fashion shapes that you may find you wear often. If you find a pattern that resembles that shape, it’s worth the time investment to adjust that pattern exactly to your preferences. A simple knit tunic can be such a piece.   This is a photo of a basic knit sleeveless tunic...
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Sew an easy wardrobe layer

Found a pattern that will be great for some creative wardrobe expansion. This knit tunic will be perfect to layer with a cardigan and a belt, my favorite uniform! (Click photo below for more product info) Do you love mix and match layering when shopping for fashion? I’m definitely in that club....
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Fashion tweaks

Does it drive you batty when you look over your wardrobe and find a piece you loved last year seems somewhat out of fashion? I especially find this issue with collars and skirt lengths! When something is too long or too big, sometimes a little tweak can be an easy solution....
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Twinkle, twinkle for parties and holidays

Summer is around the corner and even though winter seems remote, us crafters often have some holiday project ideas brewing. When crafting for the upcoming holidays, whether it be gifts or decoration, an early start helps us enjoy the creative process without a short timeline looming. With that said, here’s a...
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