A Complete Costume Ready for Singing

A Complete Costume Ready for Singing

My daughter’s in love with Taylor Swift. She knows all her songs. She sings them, plays them on her radio, and requests them in the car. So when the movie was announced, I started planning a surpri...
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Tips on Using Fabric Panels

Tips on Using Fabric Panels

  *This is a guest blog, written by Megan Harvey*I love a great base pattern that is easily customizable. It’s even better when that pattern can accommodate panels and extra touches. We recently ...
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Add A Ruffle Hem To The Felicia Custom Cup Size Dress Pattern

Add A Ruffle Hem To The Felicia Custom Cup Size Dress Pattern

Adding a ruffle to the Felicia Custom Cup Size Dress sewing pattern can give it a lovely, decorative touch. I used the mini cut line for my dress and I love how it turned out. Here’s a step-by-step...
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Sarah and Bridgette Mash-Up

Sarah and Bridgette Mash-Up

  *This is a guest blog, written by Andrea Mulford*Hi sewing friends! Today I’m sharing an easy pattern mash which combines the best of both worlds of two of my favorite recent releases – the Bridg...
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Add a Mock Neck/Turtleneck to Any Neckline

Add a Mock Neck/Turtleneck to Any Neckline

*This is a guest blog, written by Sarah Saunders*Hey sewing friends, it’s Sarah with a new blog to show you how to add a mock neck/turtle neck to any scoop, crew or v neck bodice. With these simple...
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Candi Swim Dress Hack - Making an Active Dress With Built-in Shorties

Candi Swim Dress Hack - Making an Active Dress With Built-in Shorties

Hey, Sewing Pals! Lindsey here, and I've got a fab hack for our fresh Candi Square Neck Swim Dress Pattern. Can I just say that after whipping up my first test version of the Candi Square Neck Swim...
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Accessible Sewing (Part 2):  Hacking the Hipster Dress

Accessible Sewing (Part 2): Hacking the Hipster Dress

*This is a guest blog, written by Sarah Callahan*Hi Sewing Friends! In my first Ellie and Mac Blog Post I introduced you to adaptive considerations in accessible sewing. Although I do not have any ...
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How to Up Your Flat Lay Game

How to Up Your Flat Lay Game

*This is a guest blog, written by Em Stevens*Hi all, you may have seen me around on the E&M Facebook group showing off my makes. I'm Em and I sew mostly children's clothes for my business and s...
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Make a Monokini: Swimsuit Sewing Pattern Hack

Make a Monokini: Swimsuit Sewing Pattern Hack

Hey there, fabulous sewists! Lindsey here, the creative brain behind Ellie and Mac Sewing Patterns, and I've got something super exciting to share with you today!Picture this: it's a sunny day, you...
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Use a Bullet Journal For Sewing

Use a Bullet Journal For Sewing

  Hi, this is Kath from thingskathmade with a post on how to use a bullet journal for sewing. A bullet journal (or BuJo) is a great organizational tool and can be used to keep track of your sewing ...
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Learn How to Add a Shelf Bra

Learn How to Add a Shelf Bra

Hi everyone, Lakeisha here, from Sincerely, Shantelle and the EAM admin team! Today I am here to show you how to add a shelf bra to the newly released ___ Cami! I originally wrote a post for the K...
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Turn the Take a Break Lunch Bag Into An iPad Case

Turn the Take a Break Lunch Bag Into An iPad Case

*This is a guest blog, written by Sylvie Conil*Hi dear sewists! It’s me, Sylvie. I’m happy to share with you today my hack of the lovely Take a Break Lunch Bag. I transformed into an Ipad Bag. Firs...
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Dealing With Your Serger Tail

Dealing With Your Serger Tail

*This is a guest blog, written by Iris Hoogendoorn*Hi everyone! I know the title sounds like this blog is supposed to start with ‘once upon a time…’ but as we all know sewing is not a fairy tale an...
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Where did it come from?

Where did it come from?

*This is a guest blog, written by Renee Caratozzolo*Where did your sewing dreams come from? Did you meet someone who loved sewing? See something that caught your eye and think to yourself “I can cr...
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High Hopes Dolman Hack: Use Woven Fabric!

High Hopes Dolman Hack: Use Woven Fabric!

Hi Sewing friends. Its Ruth here and I want to show you how I made the High Hopes Dolman using woven fabric. I see lots of posts in the Ellie & Mac Facebook group asking if any of the stretch ...
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Create your Own DIY 3D Letters!

Create your Own DIY 3D Letters!

Hi everyone! It’s me again, Manda. We are about one and a half month into the new year now. Maybe, just like me, you have set some sewing or crafting goals for this upcoming year. Or you are thinki...
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How to Take Good Pictures of Your Garments

How to Take Good Pictures of Your Garments

Hi all! My name is Jessica and I am the Social Media Manager for Ellie and Mac as well as a blogger (you can find my sewing blog at www.letsgohobby.com). I'm here today to give you some pointers...
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Make Your Own Period Panties

Make Your Own Period Panties

Hi everyone! This is Leonie with another blog post for Ellie & Mac. I am extremely excited to share with you how to hack the Feel Frisky Panties Pattern into period panties. That's right! Today...
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