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Sewing Workflow: Process & Organizing Tips for making the most of your sewing time

Sewing Workflow: Process & Organizing Tips for making the most of your sewing time

Hi, there!  Kim, again!  I’m so excited to be guest blogging here at Ellie and Mac again!  We’ve had a few changes this year in our household routine with one of the biggest things being me going back to work full time.  Exciting? Yes!  Scary?  Yes!  Totally cutting into my sewing time?  Absolutely completely yes!  So, now that I get a grand total of maaaayyyybee one or two good sewing days a month, I realized that I really need to get my act together and get organized.  Now, I realize that there are a bajillion ways to organize projects, and I know that everyone has a way that works for them.  BUT, I found that this is what works best for me so I figured I’d share what I do to put my sewing projects together into mini-kits so that I can grab and go when I get a moment here or there to sew. My very own sewing kits.

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Some True Beauty sewing fun

Some True Beauty sewing fun

Hi there! This is Manda from sewingambi.wordpress.com. Today I want to share the True Beauty Dress with you. Last summer when the pattern released and I tried it on, it became a favorite to me! I love the look and the way it looks on almost every body type.
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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, I am using the Be Greater Pattern. Yes, I know that is it a dress pattern. It's a hack, remember??? Basically anytime someone in the sewing world says they are hacking something, it just means they are using a pattern for one thing and making it into something else. This time a dress into a cardigan. 
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Clean the Clutter: Organizing a Neat and Tidy Work Space

Clean the Clutter: Organizing a Neat and Tidy Work Space

Ever search for an essential sewing notion, wondering...Where did I lay that down at? I have a few tips to get your space neat, and tidy for a serene sewing alcove.
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