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by Tori

Create to Give

July 26, 2012 in Projects

My office recently collected donations for a local animal shelter, and towels/blankets were among the list of things they needed. I got to brainstorming and decided that I wanted to make a couple fleece blankets. I went to my local fabric shop and found some cute fleece on sale for about $5/yard. Here's how to make them: Supplies: Fleece or flannel Fabric shears Ruler Ribbon Thread Sewing machine ...

by Susan G

Make a July 4th Pillowcase Dress

July 3, 2012 in Projects

With the summer heat, my daughter has been asking daily to wear a dress.  They are a great way to keep cool that is for sure!  I thought that I would spend some time working on my Ellure Plus and make her a dress. With July 4th approaching, I thought I would make her a cute festive dress to wear.  I remembered I ...

by Susan G

Embroidered Summer Tote Tutorial

May 23, 2012 in Projects

  With Summer approaching I often get excited to change my wardrobe and, of course, rotate all my summer bags and purses.  Some of my totes and purses have been used for years, so this year I decided to make one.  Using my Ellure Plus, I knew I could sew and embroider a cute bag in very little time!  I also need graduation, shower, and birthday ...

by Susan G

Make an Embroidered Family Tree Pillow

April 13, 2012 in News

My grandma recently turned 96 years old.  I was trying to think of the perfect gift for her.  I decided to use my Ellure Plus and embroider a family tree on a pillow sham.  Grandma Billie has 4 children, 12 grandchildren, and 33 great grandchildren.  I simply purchased a quilted pillow sham for the project.  I decided to use a different color ...

by Susan G

Super Hero Cape Tutorial

April 2, 2012 in Projects

My sons were beginning to get jealous of all the cute, girly items we've been sewing and embroidering. So, it was their turn. . . Super hero capes! It was super easy. . . we made two in one night on our Ellure Plus. Supplies needed: 1.  Two different colors of fabric (a yard was plenty for a 4 year old size).  ...

by Susan G

A Cute Ruffled Valentine’s Shirt Tutorial

February 9, 2012 in Projects

[caption id="attachment_6505" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Photo courtesy of Craftiness is not Optional, click for scrap tutorial!"][/caption] We found a great idea for an adorable Valentine shirt on a really cute blog, Craftiness is not Optional.  The original project (at right) involved sewing fabric strips into a heart, but we thought it might be easier (and just as cute) using ribbon (tutorial below)! Supplies ...

by Susan G

Embroidered Baby Gift Ideas and Tips

February 6, 2012 in News

Looking for easy, inexpensive baby gifts? Many of our friends are having their second and third children and, therefore, do not really need another toy or outfit.  However, bibs and burp cloths start to show some wear with multiple children. With our Ellure Plus, we found ways to make cute, inexpensive gifts for friends and family with new babies. Starting with store-bought burp ...

by Susan G

Turn a Blankie into a Pillowcase when Sleepovers Begin!

January 3, 2012 in Projects

Our first official sewing project on the Baby Lock Ellure Plus was a hit as a Christmas gift! Our 10-year-old niece, Molly, still likes to sleep with her "blankie."  With more and more sleepover invites, she was starting to feel kind of embarrassed about taking her blanket with her.  Also, her blanket is about the size of a washcloth and has gotten misplaced ...

by Stacey

Simplified Survivor Quillow

October 5, 2011 in Projects - Featured

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to see if there was a way I could give back to my community. Breast Cancer has affected those close to me, as well as those close to my friends and family. These simplified instructions would be a great project for a Girl Scout Troop or Women's Auxiliary League. Download this project

by Stacey

Update Your Wardrobe With A Rose

September 19, 2011 in Projects - Featured, Tips & Tricks

I love all the preppy styles for fall, but I have been trying to find a way to update some of the items I already have in my closet.  This past spring, I started noticing all the fabric rosettes and ruffles appearing in the stores.  Well with the fall collections in full stock, those feminine touches seem to be hanging ...
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