Stockings that bring Santa to the yard

Stockings that bring Santa to the yard

I love the look of the vintage quilted stockings, the culprits of my obsession are exhibit A and B from pinterest. Just look at them in all there Christmas Carol feel glory. How can you not want so...
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Sewing Hack: Good Sport Tank

Sewing Hack: Good Sport Tank

Hey there, it’s Melissa again and this time I want to talk about the modifications I’ve recently made to the Good Sport Tank (affiliate link). I absolutely love this tank and helped to test it. The...
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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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All About Prints

All About Prints

Hi Ellie and Mac Readers, I am Sequoia and I normally blog over at Sequoialynnsews.wordpress.com. Today, I am guest blogging here at Ellie and Mac and I am talking about prints. More specifically,...
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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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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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Sewing Workout Clothes That Rock

Sewing Workout Clothes That Rock

I was racking my brain to figure out which of the awesome Ellie and Mac patterns to sew up next. I had a few thoughts, but nothing felt right. Then, my husband found a used squat rack, weights, bar...
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Myth Vs. Fact In The Sewing Room

Myth Vs. Fact In The Sewing Room

The art of sewing is often admired as a talent that only a few select can achieve. Often bystanders see it as a dying talent. However, most of this belief is due to myths that have been passed down...
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PDF Sewing Pattern Storage Ideas

PDF Sewing Pattern Storage Ideas

Now let's get to why we are here. I know one of my addiction (besides fabric of course) is patterns and it can get complicated finding ways to store them. So I will be going over some storage solut...
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How To Center Fabric Panels

How To Center Fabric Panels

Are you like me and have several fabric panels just lying around, waiting for the perfect project? I am going to assume I am not alone. I use a similar technique when I add vinyl to my projects, su...
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Finding An Alternative Way To Great Ruffles: Gathering Foot vs. Ruffler Foot

Finding An Alternative Way To Great Ruffles: Gathering Foot vs. Ruffler Foot

If you're anything like me Ruffles or Flutters, any type of gathering actually, really intimidated me for a long time! As someone who is completely right handed, when faced with a task that require...
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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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How To Chevron - Tips and Tricks

How To Chevron - Tips and Tricks

Stripes are one of my favorite fabric patterns to use, and one of the things I love doing is cutting it on the bias and to create a chevron. It’s flattering to the figure and a nice change from the...
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Be The Leader Top Pattern - Sleeveless Hack

Be The Leader Top Pattern - Sleeveless Hack

Hey everyone! I'm Stephanie, here today to show you how to take one of my favorite patterns, Be the Leader, and make it sleeveless. Don't get me wrong, the sleeve is super cute, BUT I live on the s...
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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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Summer Dress Pattern Tutorial

Summer Dress Pattern Tutorial

It’s finally summer time!!! This is my favorite time of year because it means no school, swimming, margaritas, and summer dresses.  I’m a teacher, so by the time June rolls around, I am just itchin...
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Wild Wide Leg Pants Pattern Sew Along

Wild Wide Leg Pants Pattern Sew Along

This time I wanted to work on a pair of the Wild Wide Pants (affiliate link) for my daughter. I know this is considered a boy’s pattern, but someone was a little jealous after I made a pair for her...
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Get Your Swim On With This Easy Hack

Get Your Swim On With This Easy Hack

Hello everyone, my name is Maggie.  I am a stay at home mom and have the sweetest, smart, fun (I’m sure all parents say that about their kids) 4 year old daughter. I absolutely love sewing for her....
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