Recycle Craft Idea: Making Papier Mache by Using Pattern Scraps!

Recycle Craft Idea: Making Papier Mache by Using Pattern Scraps!

Hi! I’m Jenn! I’m here on the blog today to talk to you about a fun, kid and eco-friendly project that you can do right now using items you likely already have in your home! If you are like me and ...
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Pretty Fabric

How to Get the Most Out of Your Pretty Fabric

Hi sewing friends! Don’t you just hate it when you have ALMOST enough of that gorgeous long hoarded fabric for your sewing project but you’re coming up a little short? Or you have leftover fabric f...
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Secret Length Extension Hem

Secret Length Extension Hem

Hey friends! Have you ever faced the dilemma of getting your child's dress just right, only to find out they've outgrown it in the blink of an eye? Well, worry no more because I've discovered the g...
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Blog posts Glam Up Your Dress - Part 2: Adding a Statement Sleeve

Blog posts Glam Up Your Dress - Part 2: Adding a Statement Sleeve

Hi friends! Amy here again today, bringing you part 2 of our Glam Up Tutorial. In part 1 I showed you how to create a beautiful sweetheart neckline with a Peek-a-Boo. In this part we are going to m...
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Glam Up Your Dress - Part 1:  Adding a Sweetheart Peek-a-Boo Neckline

Glam Up Your Dress - Part 1: Adding a Sweetheart Peek-a-Boo Neckline

Hi friends! Amy here again today, bringing you another fun tutorial… so today we are going to be working with the Wrapped in Love bodice pattern. In this part we are hacking the neckline to add a ...
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The NEW Ultimate Dreambox Review - Summer 2023 Coupon Code

The NEW Ultimate Dreambox Review - Summer 2023 Coupon Code

The Ultimate Dreambox 2 is your crafting storage solution with over 85,000 cubic inches of total storage space. However, it isn't just a clever craft organizational cabinet, it is a crafting experi...
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Bow-Up Your Top

Bow-Up Your Top

  Hey ya’ll, Suzanne Todd, here with a super easy and simple way to really “bow-up” the FREE Curved Hem Tank PDF Pattern from Ellie and Mac. Yes, I said free and easy!! So why not? Right! For this...
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Adding Adjustable & Detachable Straps to your Swimsuit

Adding Adjustable & Detachable Straps to your Swimsuit

With the release of the Ashley Hourglass Swimsuit, there is one thing that we all wonder... Or maybe two... "I love having the option of a strapless swimsuit, but sometimes I want to feel the secur...
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Sustainable Sewing

Sustainable Sewing

Hello friends and strangers (otherwise known as friends I haven’t made yet!), my name is Zayna. If you’ve been around the Ellie and Mac Facebook group you’ve probably seen me there, or in the ...
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Effortless Styling

Effortless Styling

Hi sewing friends! By now you’ve probably seen all of the AMAZING versions of the new Effortless Hourglass dress on social media, or you’ve grabbed the pattern to sew one (or many!) up for yourself...
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3 in 1 Tres Belle Dress Hack

3 in 1 Tres Belle Dress Hack

How to add a waistband to the Tres belle (plus bonus hacks how to add a faux shoulder gather and how to make the Heart and Soul angel sleeve fit other bodices!)   Hey sewists! Amy here, and today ...
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Easy 30 Minute Ruffle Hack

Easy 30 Minute Ruffle Hack

Hey everyone, Suzanne Todd, back again with another fun hack using the Ellie and Mac Slow Sunday PDF Pattern Slow Sunday is one of my favorite tank top/dress patterns and such a good pattern on it...
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Sewing Subscription Box

Sewing Subscription Box

This post contains affiliate links with no extra cost to you. Hi all! I'm here to tell you about an amazing way to make sewing easier, fun, and even more exciting. Who am I? I'm Jessica, I hav...
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Creating a Scallop Hem Dress

Creating a Scallop Hem Dress

Last year I had an itch to make a scallop hem dress. I had a feeling that if I hacked and mashed the Slow Sunday Dress and the A-Line Button Down Skirt I could make it happen…and I did! I used thi...
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Creating Formal Wear

Creating Formal Wear

Hello there! My name is Zayna. If you’ve been around the Ellie and Mac Facebook group, I’m probably not a stranger to you. If you are a stranger, it’s wonderful to meet you! I’ve been sewing since ...
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Waterfall Neckline Hack

Waterfall Neckline Hack

Hello everyone! I’ve been testing and making Ellie & Mac garments for years now, and for years to come, I am sure! Why? Because they are so easy to make, and - once you get the hang of it – eas...
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Create An Open Back Dress

Create An Open Back Dress

Hey all! Amy Day here, you might have seen me around the Ellie and Mac Facebook page posting my work from time to time. I’ve only been sewing for a year but I love to get inventive and be creative ...
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Sewing Tips From Our Community

Sewing Tips From Our Community

Being a sewist means you never stop learning! Read through these tips and tricks to give you ideas to make your sewing projects turn out even better. Without further ado, here are some amazing s...
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