Easy No-Nonsense Sweater You Can Make In A Weekend

V-Neck

Do you have a little down-time this weekend?  Maybe you’re looking for a knitting project to do in the evenings?  You will love this easy no-nonsense sweater pattern. Let me tell you about my experience so you can get started as soon as you can get your hands on the materials[Read more]

How to Create the Perfect Mitered Corner Every Time

How to create perfect mitered corners every time - Grace Elizabeth's #sewing

Autumnal weather is upon us sporadically in Nebraska. I’m gearing up for my favorite season with its crisp cool air, warm sunshine, changing colors, and rich foods. I made a really simple and quick table runner to dress the table for the season. A really simple and quick table runner[Read more]

How to Make Awesome Pillow Covers

How to make pillow covers - Grace Elizabeth's

Pillows, Pillows, Pillows…don’t you just love pillows!   Pillows are great for that pop of color to brighten the room. They are perfect to finish the “look” and if you have several, you can lounge in them and take a little nap.  Are you interested in learning how to make awesome pillow[Read more]

Hot Dog Style Pillowcase Tutorial

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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]

Throwback Thursday: Campfire Fun

Once all of your rocks are done (I think we counted 14 or so rocks of varying sizes), then you are ready to sew your rocks into a circle.  By sewing them together, you will save yourself a lot of trouble when pulling it out to play.  I just connected them by stitching them together end to end.  And then you are finished and ready to gather around your campfire for story time.

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on May 14, 2012.  Some of my favorite summertime memories revolve around the campfire.  From singing songs at camp to toasting s’mores in the backyard, a campfire always[Read more]

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]

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]

Goat’s Milk Laundry Detergent

DIY Laundry Soap

With it being a snow day, I thought I would do some projects! First thing I did was make laundry detergent. I have been wanting to try my own for a little while now. I have had the ingredients for a few weeks but haven’t taken the time until today.[Read more]