How to Get the Inspiration Juices Flowing

How to Get the Inspiration Juices Flowing by Grace Elizabeth's

Remember approaching your mom as a child saying, “I’m bored.” And now as an adult you still hear yourself saying it, “I’m bored, I want to do something productive, imaginative, something out of the ordinary. I want to make something but I don’t know what.”  Today we are going to[Read more]

How to Make a Wedding Guestbook Quilt

Wedding reception decoration with guestbook quilt by Grace Elizabeth's

I had never heard of a “guestbook” quilt prior to Courtney’s engagement.  She, however, had been scouring the internet for ideas. She didn’t want the typical, traditional guestbook – who would, right?!  With a smirk on my face I wasn’t surprised. Creativity was built into the genes of my girls. With[Read more]

I’ve Found an Attractive Modern Block to Update an Old Standard

Jump Ring quilting by Grace Elizabeth's

You may remember a previous post Finding an Attractive Modern Block to Update an Old Standard and my dilemma of wanting to make a modern wedding ring quilt. My choices were narrowed down to three…and now I’ve finally settle on one! Jump Rings Quilt After further reviewing my criteria, I think the[Read more]

Finding an Attractive Modern Block to Update an Old Standard

Modern block - Wedding Ring Quilt

I have always loved the look of a wedding ring quilt – very traditional, vintage, and not to mention gorgeous! But they also look really involved to make with all that curved piecing. I love to make beautiful things, but I’m the kinda girl who likes to take short cuts.[Read more]

Excited to Try Out a New Quilting Technique for the First Time

quilt as you go

Wow! I’ve been getting to a lot of projects lately! (But for some reason unbeknownst to me my craft supplies are NOT dwindling!) HA! I recently tried out a new to me quilt technique on a table runner. I followed the pattern Curvacious by Gudrun Erla that came with the[Read more]

5 Graduate Gifts They Will Love

Houndstooth Blanket by Grace Elizabeths

Along with spring comes graduations.  We are always pleasantly surprised at the graduation announcements and reception invitations we receive each year.  Those joyful young children are now young men and women ready to embark on a new adventure. My how time flies. Now for some thoughts on graduate gifts. Here is[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]

Grand Opening: Introducing our Etsy Shop

Grace Elizabeth's Etsy Shop

In case ya haven’t notice yet, we have an Etsy Shop! Boy that’s super exciting to announce! So far we have a few patterns and handmade things you might have seen previously on the blog. As we like to dabble in a variety of crafts – you will find an[Read more]