elizabethmadethis

Elizabeth Farr is the writer behind the Elizabeth Made This blog where she shares helpful sewing tips, step by step sewing tutorials and videos to help you explore your creativity through sewing.  She has written sewing Eguides and patterns, been a featured teacher at Rebecca Page's Sewing Summit and Jennifer Maker's Holiday Maker Fest and her work has appeared in Seamwork and Altered Couture magazines.  She also created a line of refashioned garments for SEWN Denver.  When her sewing machine isn't humming, she's playing and teaching violin, and hanging around a good strategic board game with her husband and 4 kids.

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Quick and cute DIY t-shirt dress: How to turn a t-shirt into a dress (2T-14 sizes)

This post is all about showing you how to turn a t-shirt into a dress. If you’ve got some t-shirts that your kids have outgrown in length but still fit on top, this is a perfect way to get some extra life out of that t-shirt. To do this, I’ll show you how to add …

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17 minutes and simple: How to make an elastic waist skirt

Ever wanted to learn how to make an elastic waist skirt? This kind of easy to sew skirt is perfect for summer and so quick to make. How long will it take? If you’ve got 17 minutes and a couple supplies, you can totally make your own elastic waist skirt. This skirt features decorative waistband …

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Leprechaun’s Joy: Make this colorful St Patrick’s Day garland

Today I’m showing you how to take simple fabric yoyos and turn them into a colorful DIY St Patrick’s Day garland. This is a fun scrap busting project that you can mostly make in spare moments. I love that portability aspect of making yoyos! If you’re a person on the go and you “can’t find …

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