How to Make Awesome Pillow Covers

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]

11 Practical Sewing Tools You Need Now

When I’m at the sewing machine, I find myself grabbing for these sewing tools over and OVER again. I’ve found that the right tools make the finished product more professional looking. This is what I tell my kids at school when we are kicking off our textiles unit: Having the[Read more]

I Fell Absolutely Head Over Heels for Love At First Stitch

After taking my first real life sewing class (more about that here), I’ve jumped right in to making more garments. I sifted through recommendations of beginning sewing books and stumbled upon this gem: Love at First Stitch. I ordered myself a copy and behold, it was on my doorstep two[Read more]

I’ve Found an Attractive Modern Block to Update an Old Standard

You may remember a previous post Finding an Attractive Modern Block to Update an Old Standard and my dilemma of wanting to make a modern wedding ring quilt. My choices were narrowed down to three…and now I’ve finally settle on one! Jump Rings Quilt After further reviewing my criteria, I think the[Read more]

Finding an Attractive Modern Block to Update an Old Standard

I have always loved the look of a wedding ring quilt – very traditional, vintage, and not to mention gorgeous! But they also look really involved to make with all that curved piecing. I love to make beautiful things, but I’m the kinda girl who likes to take short cuts.[Read more]

Excited to Try Out a New Quilting Technique for the First Time

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]

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]

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]