DIY Camera Bag

DIY Purse camera bag

Almost as soon as I got my camera, I have been looking for a bag to tote it around in. I didn’t want a bag that screamed “I’m holding a camera!” After browsing the web a new trend was very appealing to me – a Purse/Camera Bag. A bag that[Read more]

College Bound: Embroidered Washcloths

Embroideried wash cloths by www.GraceElizabeths.com

How many of you are sending off a child to college this fall?  I actually made these embroidered washcloths as graduation gifts but they are a great idea for you to decorate your son’s or daughter’s bath linens before they head off to school this fall.  I purchased the simple[Read more]

Charmed Disappearing 9 Patch Baby Quilt

Charm Pack Baby Girl Quilt

Have you ever fell in love with a Charm Pack, bought it but then didn’t know what to do with it?  Well here is what I did with mine – a baby quilt.  No- we don’t have any announcements in the family but hoping someday Charm packs are collections of[Read more]

Tutorial: DIY Camera Strap Cover

graceelizabeths - camera strap tutorial

Remember that new camera I got not too long ago? I’m making progress in figuring out all its amazing capabilities…err…sort of. Anyway, I have been seeing these really cute camera strap covers on Etsy and Pinterest lately and decided to try my hand at one myself. I am very pleased[Read more]

Pow Wow Quilt Piecing

quilt block step 2

I’ve been hard at work piecing squares for my Pow Wow quilt. This is probably my favorite part of quilting because you get to see how the fabrics take shape into a work of art! I learned a new method of piecing in order to put these blocks together. Although[Read more]

Pow Wow Quilt

Pow Wow Quilt Fabric

All those gorgeous fabrics are going to turn into the Pow Wow Quilt by Allison Harris over at Cluck Cluck Sew. I finished up the top of my previous quilting project shortly after buying this fabric. I told myself I couldn’t start on this until it was finished, but this[Read more]

2013 Color of the Year

This article originally posted by Angela Wolf on PatternReview Blog It’s that time of year again! Pantone announced emerald green as the color of the year.  Have you ever wondered how and why they choose a specific color? I found the reasons for this year’s pick very interesting, and the choice is[Read more]

Practice Flowergirl Dress

Flowergirl Pattern

As the wedding gets closer (Aug) it is time to do a practice run on making the flowergirl dress.  We bought some fun summer fabric to experiment with the pattern (B4967 Butterick) hoping that it would fit and our flowergirl would have a fun dress for the summer.  We measured[Read more]