New Pattern to Debut in the Shop

Dizzy Lizzy Pattern

We are welcoming in a new pattern into the Grace Elizabeth’s Etsy Shop. With the release of the Dizzy Lizzy Apron we’ve debuted our first sewing pattern! We made our first Dizzy Lizzy Apron a few years ago – and the pattern to recreate it has been in the works ever[Read more]

Join Me as I Embark on My First Sewing Class

First Sewing Class

Have your heard of Craftsy? It is an online education community where members can take classes on various crafts and hobbies from experts in the field. I just enrolled in my first sewing class and am so excited! Most of what I know about sewing, I taught myself. That is[Read more]

Easy DIY Reading Journal

easy diy reading journal #GEinc

A quick post for today! I wanted a cute way to log the books I’ve been reading. I created this super Easy DIY Reading Journal. Check it out… This school year the students in the middle school were challenged to read more. A reading program was set up and the[Read more]

Chalk Paint Mirror Make-Over

mirror before and after

This mirror has been somewhere in our house since we got married. I had originally purchased it at Hobby Lobby during a 50% off sale for $20. It was originally in our entryway, moved to the dining room and finally found a home in our bedroom. I want to lighten[Read more]

Project Life: Hiking

March 7 Hiking

How is Craft Month 2015 treating you? Last weekend was my Spring Break. I had planned on a crafting marathon to get a lot of the projects on my plate and in my mind worked out. Great intentions… The weather had other plans. Now normally, that would mean terrible weather[Read more]

Hot Dog Style Pillowcase Tutorial

pillowcase feature

I love bed linens – crisp and clean. The best is when you crawl into bed and they are nice and cool! I have been using this easy Hot Dog Style Pillowcase as a sewing project for my 9th grade classes. They make pj pants too, so it’s a great[Read more]

Shamrock Sewing: Lucky Clover Block

Shamrock quilt block - Grace Elizabeth's

March in Nebraska can be a nasty month. It’s usually still winter – cold and snow. But I am longing for SPRING! I found this cute Lucky Clover Block pattern by McCall’s Quilting that I wanted to make to dress up the table this month (which is CRAFT MONTH). Perhaps[Read more]

Clean Cake Frosting Tip

cake frosting papers 4

There is something about a beautiful cake on a cake stand that is so rewarding. But how to keep the cake plate clean while frosting the plate? Here’s a clean cake frosting tip for you! I’ve found that if you place sheets of wax paper between the cake and cake[Read more]