Adding a Lace Keyhole to the Oasis Pattern Bodice

Adding a Lace Keyhole to the Oasis Pattern Bodice

Hi Everyone! Ashley here and this is my first attempt at a sewing blog…so here it goes!When I downloaded the Oasis pattern I knew right away I wanted to turn it into lingerie. I loved that the tie-...
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Sewing a Baby Cuddle Blanket

Sewing a Baby Cuddle Blanket

I've seen this cuddly, baby blanket style pop up and become quite popular in kits. I'm going to show you how to make your own with the remnants (and a couple large cuts) of fabric you can get at th...
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Sunset Dreams Dress to Top Hack

Sunset Dreams Dress to Top Hack

Hey Ellie and Mac Fans! My name is Jessica. I usually chat about sewing patterns and tips, plus some other fun hobbies like gardening and food, over on the Let's Go Hobby website - www.letsgohobby...
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T-Back Dress Hack

T-Back Dress Hack

Hello friends! Sonia here from Mama's Craft Room and today I'm showing you how I created this T-back dress using the floral dreams tank top.  I saw this gorgeous dress from Lulus, and had to find ...
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Headband with Button Option for Medical Mask

Headband with Button Option for Medical Mask

Earlier today we came across a post in our Facebook Group by Coleen Rose Carlson. She stated that her 2020 resolution was to help change the world. Her friend, who is a nurse, asked her for headba...
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Introduction to Indoor Photography

Introduction to Indoor Photography

In this opening of a series on indoor photography, I’ll outline future blogs that will aim to help the beginner photographer in producing pleasing images within the challenging environment that is ...
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Paperbag Pants Shorts Hack

Paperbag Pants Shorts Hack

Hi friends! It’s Lakeisha, and today I am going to show you a few easy modifications I made to the Paperbag Pants pattern in order to make them into shorts. I recently received a yard of scuba fab...
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How to Do a Full Bust Adjustment on the Book Club Top

How to Do a Full Bust Adjustment on the Book Club Top

Hey, it's Nellie from Sorry About the Mess. Have you seen the Book Club top? It has this great color-blocked V shape across the front, back, and sleeves. This is a beautiful top, but if you need ...
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Diagonal Zipper Hack Tutorial

Diagonal Zipper Hack Tutorial

Hello everyone! My name is Katrina and I have been sewing for as long as I can remember, but in the past year and a half I made a switch from quilting to garment sewing.  I am a mother of three an...
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Day to Night Top Hack

Day to Night Top Hack

Hello Fellow Ellie and Mac-ers!!! I’m Elesia Marie with Sew Quirky Couture and I’m proud to be an Ellie & Mac Brand Representative!Today I’m going to show you how to do a “hack n mash” of the ...
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Be Genuine Hack: How to Add Straps

Be Genuine Hack: How to Add Straps

Hello! I’m Aimee, also known as the Sewing Scientist, here to bring you a new blog post for Ellie & Mac. This blog contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through them, I will receive ...
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How to Gather: 4 Methods of Gathering

How to Gather: 4 Methods of Gathering

Hey, hey, hey! It’s Lakeisha again. Today I’m bringing you a post about gathering! Yup, the fun stuff that people tend to have a love-hate relationship with. Heads up - it’ll also be a bonus post w...
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Wrapped in Love Dress: the Lace Overlay Hack

Wrapped in Love Dress: the Lace Overlay Hack

Hi, this is Deborah again. When I first saw the testcall for the wrapped in love dress, I immediately saw a great hacking opportunity :) I came across this pinspiration and knew the wrapped in love...
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Guidelines for Maximizing Your Time/Money at the Thrift Store

Guidelines for Maximizing Your Time/Money at the Thrift Store

Hi everyone, Cheryl here.  I am so excited to be a guest blogger here at Ellie and Mac and I am glad you can join me!  I am a stay at home mom of three busy toddlers, a 3 year old son and twin gir...
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Sasha’s Perfect Dress: Breezy, Sweetie Pie, Going Home Mash Up with a Modified Single Seam Cowl

Sasha’s Perfect Dress: Breezy, Sweetie Pie, Going Home Mash Up with a Modified Single Seam Cowl

Hello fellow Ellie and Mac lovers! My name is Sasha (@sewsosh) and I’m so excited to share my first mashup tutorial with you all. I’ll keep my preamble short and sweet and get right down to brass ...
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Everyday T shirt & Tulip Dress Mash Up

Everyday T shirt & Tulip Dress Mash Up

I was searching the other day for casual t-shirt dresses on pinterest, and I came across this cute but casual t shirt dress with the exact same skirt than the tulip bodice. I immediately thought: “...
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Hack your Hemband

Hack your Hemband

Hi, it’s Lakeisha! I like banded hems on most of my projects, but with a recent make, I was looking to do something a little more. On a whim, I made this up and really liked how it turned out, so I...
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How to Hack the Play Date Dress to Have a Matching Bolero

How to Hack the Play Date Dress to Have a Matching Bolero

Version 1 A while back, I blogged about the Play Date Dress that I made for the youngest for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. But I haven't shown you the one I made later on for my oldest yet. B...
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