I Fell Absolutely Head Over Heels for Love At First Stitch

Megan Dress - Love at First Stitch by Alex for Grace Elizabeths

After taking my first real life sewing class (more about that here), I’ve jumped right in to making more garments. I sifted through recommendations of beginning sewing books and stumbled upon this gem: Love at First Stitch. I ordered myself a copy and behold, it was on my doorstep two[Read more]

3 Easy Washcloth Patterns for Beginners

3 Easy and Free washcloth patterns for the beginners by Grace Elizabeth's

Often people ask me what they should do to learn the needlecraft of knitting.  Typically people buy a lovely yarn and start with a scarf.  The thought is that once they are done they will have something pretty and useful. Learn to knit by knitting washcloths. 3 patterns are waiting for[Read more]

Crazy Check Placemat Pattern Download is Now Available!

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As I shared on Monday, I absolutely love adding new things to my home to make it feel more welcoming. These Crazy Check Placemats will be sure to brighten up my dining room table! This pattern is easy and fun! If you’ve mastered the knit and purl stitches, then this[Read more]

Funky New Knit Pattern Available as FREE Download this Week!

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I’m always looking for ways to spruce up my little apartment. I want to make it feel more homey and inviting. This could look like a flower arrangement on the coffee table, a new shelf on the wall, or a cuddly blanket thrown over a chair for easy access. I’ve[Read more]

Colorful Scarf to Keep the Chill Away

Scarf - Lichen Pattern by Larissa Brown, Knitted by Grace Elizabeth's

I popped into one of our local yarn shops a while back to get some inspiration and was not disappointed.  As I roamed around the quaint establishment, seeing and touching the bundles of soft yarn I spotted a beautiful flowing scarf.  The beginning of summer seamed like an odd time to[Read more]

Download Your FREE “Fun in the Sun Hat” Crochet Pattern

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As promised, today I’m sharing with you my first crochet pattern for FREE! This “Fun in the Sun Hat” is a quick project and suitable even for beginners. I probably wouldn’t recommend it as a first project, but once you have the hang of the double crochet stitch there’s not[Read more]

My First Crochet Pattern Coming Soon: Fun in the Sun Hat

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I absolutely love projects that I can take with me on the road! My husband and I find ourselves driving a lot for our job with The Navigators, so I enjoy bringing needlecraft projects along to keep me busy. We are blessed to be spending this summer in Florida, which[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]