currently making underwear out of my ex-bf's jersey sheets
14 August, 2011
ella-grace added redslippers as a friend
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ella-grace added hannnah as a friend
22 February, 2011
ella-grace favorited the project Fabric Dyeing 101: Jar Dyeing Tutorial
ella-grace favorited the technique Making button rings
25 January, 2011
ella-grace commented on the article Sewing with SINGER® and The Martha Stewart Show: A Great New Way to Upcycle Your T-Shirts!
I like making breezy halter tops out of large dress shirts, especially silk ones from the thrift store. I cut off the arms, the upper back, and add some darts or gathers, and finish the seams.
ella-grace commented on the article Sewing with SINGER® and The Martha Stewart Show: Make the Perfect Summer Dress With Heather Ross
I love taking large dress shirts and turning them into breezy halter tops. And other thrift shop altering…
ella-grace commented on the article Sewing with SINGER® and The Martha Stewart Show: Make Your Own Reversible Purse
When I was six my mother helped me sew a pink and white polka dot tube dress for my barbie. I was so proud.
20 January, 2011
ella-grace added the project Chemex
I’m a barista, and when my coworker suggested someone be a chemex (a glass coffee maker) for Halloween, I instantly imagined a beautiful, clear dress! What is clear, and sewable? Shower curtain. …
ella-grace added the project Cotton Revival
Another wedding, another dress! This time I wanted to stray from the fitted pencil skirt, and wear a lot of fabric. This fabric is actually my old duvet cover. Still good fabric, no stains, I ju…
19 January, 2011
ella-grace added the project Winter Satin
For a winter wedding, I wanted to use this deep purple satin I got from a ragbag on craigslist. I’m not a very flashy person, so I used the wrong side of the fabric, which still had a subtle sheen…
ella-grace added the project Fresh Linen
I needed something for my mother’s May Day wedding, and was broke, but I had this heavy navy linen hanging around. Following both gedwood’s Basic Bodice Block and esewingworkshop’s skirt tutorial,…
ella-grace added the project Summer Denim
Following Weekend Designer’s instructions, I drafted a pattern for jeans that fit like a glove!
29 December, 2010
ella-grace commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 Win a Janome Magnolia 7034D Serger!
Mostly ebay and amazon…. but I see now there are lots of other cool sites to check out
30 December, 2009
ella-grace commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a Rowenta® Pressure Iron & Steamer!
continually! nothing more satisfying than crisply pressed seams, ready for the next step. I wish my iron didn’t dribble water everywhere.
22 December, 2009
ella-grace commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
Daily life, walking around the city, window shopping— anthropologie is my favorite to peruse, and online BurdaStyle, Wardrobe Refasion….
17 December, 2009
ella-grace commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win the premier issue of Sew It All and a one year subscription to Sew News magazine!
I’d like to see advice on fabrics, what works best with certain types of patterns, how changing a fabric with a pattern changes the look, etc, as well as tips on working with certain fabrics…
16 December, 2009
ella-grace commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win an Oliso Smart Iron!
Nope, it’s pretty dense