Be Captivating Hack: how to sew an unlined version

Be Captivating Hack: how to sew an unlined version

Hello, here An Ca from Flaxfield sewing. The last time I wrote a blogpost for  Ellie & Mac I already told you how to make a fully lined top unlined by adding binding.  You can read it here. Tod...
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How to do a Sway Back Adjustment

How to do a Sway Back Adjustment

Hello, friends! It's Nellie again, from Sorry About the Mess. Bringing you another instructional blog post. I'm not sure if you'll want to cheer or groan, but here it is either way. This time we w...
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Securing your serger tails

Securing your serger tails

Hi there! This is me, Manda, again. It has been a while since my last blog, and I am happy to be back! Today I want to talk to you about how to secure your serger tails. When you are sewing with ju...
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How to add sleeves to the Everyday Tee

How to add sleeves to the Everyday Tee

I’ve seen several requests in the FB group for doing a long sleeve on the Everyday Tee.  Well fret no more my friends, the blog explaining it has arrived! It’s actually a pretty simple hack so l...
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Hidden Kangaroo Pocket Hack Part 2: sewing the pieces together

Hidden Kangaroo Pocket Hack Part 2: sewing the pieces together

Now that we have our pattern pieces needed to create the hidden kangaroo pocket, you can now cut out your fabric. Listed below is what you will need to cut out to achieve this hack. cut 1 front bo...
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Perfect Button Holes by hand!

Perfect Button Holes by hand!

I love my sewing machine, but sometimes it is necessary to use other technics to get what you want. Well, let’s do some sewing by hand! Almost everybody owns a regular sewing machine where you can ...
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Miami Wrap Top Hack: Sewing the Unlined Version

Miami Wrap Top Hack: Sewing the Unlined Version

Hello, here An Ca from Flaxfield sewing.  I think it's no secret that I love wrap tops and wrap dresses.  I also love the Miami Wrap top by Ellie & Mac.  The front and back of the Miami Wrap t...
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How to add a side slit to the Paperbag Skirt

How to add a side slit to the Paperbag Skirt

Hello, Ilse here from Sewsewilse!Today I want to show you my calf length Paperbag Skirt with one side slit. The moment the Paperbag Skirt released I knew I wanted one too! Browsing on the net I sa...
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Undercover Hoodie Hack

Undercover Hoodie Hack

Hey there, Alisha here with my very first Ellie & Mac Blog Post!! Yippee! So I know some of y’all have seen my Undercover Hoodie Hack in the main group, and I wanted to share how I accomplished...
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Pattern Grading SOS Part 2: Grading Adult's Pants & Hoodie

Pattern Grading SOS Part 2: Grading Adult's Pants & Hoodie

Hello sewing friends! It's me, Nellie, from Sorry About the Mess, again. In my last blog we talked about grading kid's patterns and today it is time to switch gears over to adult patterns. Since we...
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Beautifying a Shared Craft Space

Beautifying a Shared Craft Space

Hey friends, I’m here today to share with you a recent project that I undertook, which was to beautify my craft space. I, as many of us do, share my craft space. All of my craft and sewing supplies...
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How to make decorative belts and sashes

How to make decorative belts and sashes

Hi Readers,   This is Sequoia from SequoiaLynn Sews and today I wanted to share with you a quick idea for accessorizing your favorite Ellie and Mac dresses, tops, rompers and even pants! Belts are ...
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Pattern Hack:  the Going Home Sweater - Lace it Up

Pattern Hack: the Going Home Sweater - Lace it Up

Welcome back to the second installment of our Going Home Sweater. In part 1, I showed you how to add swing to the hips….a technique that really can be used for any shirt pattern. Here in Part 2, I’...
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Pattern Hack:  the Going Home Sweater - Adding some Swing

Pattern Hack: the Going Home Sweater - Adding some Swing

Have you ever seen a shirt online..or out in the wild for that matter...and it just spoke to you. You thought “I have to recreate that”. One that you just can’t get out of your mind. Well that’s wh...
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How To Install Snaps, Part 1: KAM Snaps

How To Install Snaps, Part 1: KAM Snaps

Hey y’all it’s Lakeisha from [Sincerely, Shantelle] and today I’m here with Part 1 of installing snaps. For the first part, I will be discussing probably the most common type of snap installation. ...
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Upcycling Tutorial: Refashion your Fashion, Part 2

Upcycling Tutorial: Refashion your Fashion, Part 2

Remember a few days ago when I shared how I upcycled my striped Sunny Day dress? Want to check it out first? Just click here. Do you remember how I said I still have almost the entire skirt portion...
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Stripe Matching Using the Urban Legs Pattern

Stripe Matching Using the Urban Legs Pattern

If you follow along with my blog, Seams Sew Lo, you may have noticed, I do not usually sew with stripes. Okay, it is more, I almost never sew with stripes.  Part of the reason I never sew stripes i...
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How to sew a Going two Color Tres Belle Everyday Dress

How to sew a Going two Color Tres Belle Everyday Dress

Hi there! It isn’t a secret I love pattern mashing. Although the changes can be small, the effect can be big! Last week I was scrolling through my newsfeed and a commercial came up from a 2 collar ...
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