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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The Tres Belle Dress Hack Blog: How to Create Gathered Shoulder Panels & Faux Wrap Skirt

The Tres Belle Dress Hack Blog: How to Create Gathered Shoulder Panels & Faux Wrap Skirt

Hi all, it’s me, Amy, here today with a tutorial on how to transform your Tres Belle dresses by adding gathered shoulder panels (and a little optional shoulder ruffle), and how to slash and spread ...
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Dog Walking Bag Hack with the Manda Bag

Dog Walking Bag Hack with the Manda Bag

I’ll be honest, I’m not one for following instructions, but if there’s anything I’ve learned in my years of sewing and cooking, and understanding the recipe and then breaking the rules is the best...
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Accessible Sewing: Part 1 - Adaptive Considerations

Accessible Sewing: Part 1 - Adaptive Considerations

(This guest blog is written by Sarah Callahan) Hi Sewing Friends! Today I would like to draw your attention to sewing for accessibility. As a neurotypical person without a disability I never consid...
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Adding a Queen Anne Neckline to Any Garment

Adding a Queen Anne Neckline to Any Garment

(This guest blog is written by Sarah Saunders)  Hi it’s Sarah here, I hope you enjoy my blog of how to hack a new neckline for your Ellie and Mac make. The principles of how to sew this neckline a...
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Gathered Waistband Hack Tutorial - Nyeca Dress

Gathered Waistband Hack Tutorial - Nyeca Dress

Hi everyone! Amy here today to show you some hacks for the lovely new Nyeca pattern. The main focus of the tutorial is going to be how to add a gathered waistband and how to make a bubble skirt (w...
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Puff Sleeve Hack for the The Glitz & Glamour Pattern

Puff Sleeve Hack for the The Glitz & Glamour Pattern

Hi everyone! It is Leonie and this is my first blog post for Ellie & Mac. If you are an active member of E&M Facebook group, you have seen my post from time to time. I love sewing my family...
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The Start of My Sewing Journey

The Start of My Sewing Journey

Hello everyone! I’m Sarah, and this is my first blog post for Ellie and Mac. I live in New Zealand, and am quite new to sewing. I’ve noticed there are a lot of barriers to getting started with sewi...
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How To Hack Sleeve Cuffs Into Thumbhole Cuffs

How To Hack Sleeve Cuffs Into Thumbhole Cuffs

Hi dear sewists, my name is Sylvie, I'm happy to share with you today my first blog: a little 'hack' that can change everything into your creation. I love to create and transform clothings, each pa...
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