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]

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]

FREE Calendar Download: March National Craft Month

National Craft Month - March Calendar Free Download by Grace Elizabeth's

It’s National Craft Month The FREE March Calendar Download is here! Alex found this cute Lucky Clover Block pattern by McCall’s Quilting that she made to dress up the table this month for national craft month.  Check out her post HERE. Enjoy our quilted “Lucky Clover Block”! To get the free calendar background, right-click[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]

September: National Sewing Month

Sew Happy Printable

September is National Sewing Month!  The observance of National Sewing Month began in 1982 with a proclamation from President Ronald Reagan declaring September as National Sewing Month “In recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.” In honor of “Throwback Thursday,” we have several links below of past[Read more]

Cowboy Western Quilt

Cowboy Quilt

This quilt is a long time in the making! I started making this quilt in my college dorm room for Jake (before he was my husband!) That was at least 5 years ago! It was intended to be a Christmas present – then a birthday present – turned a graduation[Read more]

Pinwheel Mug Rug

pinwheel mug rug by www.GraceElizabeths.com

I have seen oodles of these mini quilts dubbed mug rugs and decided to try my hand at it! What is a mug rug, you ask? After some research, here’s my best answer: A mini quilt that is larger than a coaster, but smaller than a placemat. The perfect spot[Read more]