How to Pay Zero for a Cute Baby Sweater

So how does one pay zero for a cute baby sweater?  There could be a few possibilities… Take advantage of a “buy-one-get-one-free” sale at a retail store Receive this said baby sweater from a friend as a gift or hand-me-down Or, make it yourself using leftover yarn – called a stash[Read more]

What did I think of my first sewing class?

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]

Colorful Scarf to Keep the Chill Away

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

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]

New Pattern to Debut in the Shop

We are welcoming in a new pattern into the Grace Elizabeth’s Etsy Shop. With the release of the Dizzy Lizzy Apron we’ve debuted our first sewing pattern! We made our first Dizzy Lizzy Apron a few years ago – and the pattern to recreate it has been in the works ever[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]

5 Graduate Gifts They Will Love

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]

Easy to Make Crochet Market Bag

Are you ready for your local Farmer’s Market?  The count down has started.  We have 18 days until the Lincoln Historic Haymarket Farmer’s Market officially opens May 2, 2015.  In preparation, I designed this easy to make crochet market bag.  It will be perfect to bring home the long-awaited, carefully selected vegetables[Read more]