Holiday Ready With This Pattern Hack!

Holiday Ready With This Pattern Hack!

That’s how the Be Amazing and Sitting Pretty Top mash up came to be.  However, she wanted “a fancy something” at the neck so I finagled a little bit of a change on the collar to accommodate the fan...
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How to Measure Yourself

How to Measure Yourself

One of the perks of sewing your own clothes is getting a custom fit! This is something you can’t get with RTW (Ready To Wear) because it is impossible for clothing manufactures to measure and cut f...
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Sewing Basics: Easy Gather Method

Sewing Basics: Easy Gather Method

Sewing Basics: Easy Gather Method One of the basic skills of sewing is gathering. It adds fullness to skirts, sleeves, necklines, aprons and many more things. It also looks great on pillows, totes ...
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Hacking the Be Greater Top

Hacking the Be Greater Top

Hi Readers,  It is Sequoia, from www.sequoialynnsews.com, again and I am sharing another hack with you. Fall is coming to Ohio pretty quickly, so I am showing you another great cardigan! This time,...
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Be Mine Cardigan Sewing Pattern Hack

Be Mine Cardigan Sewing Pattern Hack

Hey guys! I'm Sequoia from Sequoialynnsews and I'm back with another guest blog post here at Ellie and Mac.Today, I am hacking my first ever pattern and showing you how! Recently, I saw an adorable...
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Refashion The Unworn

Refashion The Unworn

Hello! I'm Diana and today I'll be sharing some ideas to shop your closet and refashion unworn items. If you're anything like me, there are two things we in the sewing community like to "collect": ...
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Tatum Tank Hoodie Reinvented

Tatum Tank Hoodie Reinvented

Hey there, it’s Melissa again and this time I want to talk about the modifications I’ve recently made to the Tatum Tank (affiliate link). I absolutely love this pattern, as does my little guy, but ...
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Upcycle & Hack: Your Way Into An Eco and Budget Friendly Wardrobe

Upcycle & Hack: Your Way Into An Eco and Budget Friendly Wardrobe

Upcycling – there are oh-so-many reasons to do it! It is eco-friendly, good for the wallet, and most importantly, fun! I'll focus on the fun part of this experience: the Sewing!
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Summer Dress Hack You Will Love

Summer Dress Hack You Will Love

Want this look? I will help you achieve this look with a simple hack that will make your summer sewing quick and breezy. Who says quick sews can’t be trendy?! I wanted to make something the was fun...
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Quick & Easy Vacation Romper Hacks

Quick & Easy Vacation Romper Hacks

If I had to pick my favorite thing about sewing clothes for my family, it’s probably the fact that I can alter patterns and fit in numerous ways. So, once I get a pattern I love, I like to play wit...
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