What did I think of my first sewing class?

sassy librarian blouse

Friends, it was stellar! I have been having quite a busy summer thus far, but I found the time to squeeze in some sewing. I took my first ever Craftsy sewing class to improve my sewing skills and make a project for myself! I completed the Sassy Librarian Blouse sewing[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]

A gift 12 years in the making

Cross-stitch Humming Bird Coaster - Grace Elizabeth's

Since getting married this past fall, I’ve kind of taken a hiatus from blogging. But thankfully not from crafting! I’ve actually picked up the pace and tackled projects I never thought I could. I’ve also discovered some unfinished projects, as well as the beginnings of a breeding stash of yarn[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]

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]

Throwback Thursday: Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone color of the year for 3 years

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post about the Pantone Color of the Year 2013 originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on Jan 10, 2013.  I’m a little behind on reporting Pantone’s “Color of the Year” for 2015.  I was reminded[Read more]

Self-Binding Receiving Blanket

self binding receiving blanket 3

A friend showed me this cute and quick way of making a self-binding receiving blanket over Christmas Break.  I have been thinking I NEED to try it ever since. Because several people I know are having babies, I thought these would make a cute handmade gift. I love giving something[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]