I’ve been so busy with the Fabricista challenge, I haven’t gotten a chance to talk about something I’ve been very excited about!  I have a collection of items I’ve made for SEWN Denver.

image from SEWN Denver

SEWN is a cool little boutique in Denver just a couple blocks south of Fancy Tiger that carries handmade goods from a variety of local designers.  I met Kirsten, the owner through my sewing machine dealer, and I think when we met, there was a bit of a mutual admiration society going on.  I resolved to check this place out which I did a couple days later.  When I stepped into SEWN, I felt like I had met my people.  The store’s aesthetic is very, very much like mine…artsy goods with vintage touches and a whole lot of creativity.  So about my collection:

Elizabeth Made This for SEWN Denver

Elizabeth Made This for SEWN Denver is all about upcycled goods with artistic touches.  My tags read, “Elizabeth Made This artistic apparel”, and that is my goal.  Prices range from $35-68.  Here’s the rundown of some of the pieces:


Blockprinted napkin dress: made from upcycled linen napkins, hand blockprinted by me Bust: 35″, Waist: 30″, Hip: 36.5″


SOLD!  Wax print dress with contrast skirt

Bust: 35.5″, waist: 30.5″


Floral dress

Bust: 35.5″, Waist: 30.5″



Hot pink and blue stripe tee with lace yoke

Bust: 35″, Hem: 40″


Hot pink and blue stripe jersey dress

Bust: 32.5″, Hip: 36



Ric Rac pocket floral skirt

Waist: 29.5, Hip: 36.5″



Tea towel and wool shoulder bag


Wool Carpet clutch



Green piped pockets floral skirt

Waist: 29.5, Hip: 36.5″



Carpet shoulder bag with belt strap


Aqua wool carpet shoulder bag with belt strap

There’s even more to this collection, but I wanted to get the word out.  You can see these items and more at SEWN Denver, located at 18 South Broadway, Denver, CO 80209.

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Elizabeth is a self-taught sewist with a love for all things DIY and creative. Her friend calls her "The Fabric Manipulator" and she's always looking for ways to squeeze the most out of her sewing time in between caring for her 4 kids and husband.


  1. Wow, this is like a dream come true! Congratulations! Your pieces are very inspirational (and most would fit me!). Too bad I’m not in CO. 😉

    • elizabethmadethis Reply

      Thanks Rachel! People want to come here to visit! I’m excited about it. At some point when you sew you have a pretty full wardrobe, and this gives me the opportunity to just make for the sake of making. If it supports my means of doing so, I’m happy!

    • elizabethmadethis Reply

      Thanks! With this, the Fabric Mart contest, and our family’s schedule, fall has been unbelievably busy thus far.

    • elizabethmadethis Reply

      Thanks! It’s been a great side project, and so, so good for stretching my creativity.

  2. Well, you have been busy! I love them all but especially love the skirt. It has great fabric and I love the rick rack. Every piece has a lot of detail…I’m thinking you’re prices are too low :). What a great way to send your lovelies out into the world!

    • elizabethmadethis Reply

      Thanks! We’ll see how the money aspect works out. I’m not terribly business-savvy, so I’m kind of relying on the owner’s knowledge of what sells etc. I’m curious to see what happens.

  3. Very cool!! Great pieces! I haven’t been to SEWN before, I’ll have to check it out!!

    • elizabethmadethis Reply

      Thanks so much. I wish the store were a little closer to me–it’s a great place for inspiration.

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