Sewing

Cheryl Ellex

Somehow summer time brings a casual less structured lifestyle sentiment to clothes and home textiles. Tie-dying traditional T-shirts and cloth yardage remains an easy and economical way to express that casual individual esthetic.

Cheryl Ellex

How is your sewing going? Are your current sewing projects sparked by thoughts of seasonal store promotions for Christmas in July, gift needed for an upcoming New Grad, dorm room ideas for Off to College, or school necessities for K-12 Back to School?

Cheryl Ellex

Summer and backyard BBQ parties go hand in hand. Good food, family and friends, and happy conversations. When there is little time or budget to plan for inspired theme decorations, let just a few cotton gingham prints, denim scraps, or colorful paisley bandanas add to the party atmosphere.

Cheryl Ellex

Whether summer travel is a local micro-cation or a destination of dreams, having a few travel accessories homemade using colorful fabric scraps or a pretty length of fabric saved for just the right occasion, sewing them to go along just seems right.

Cheryl Ellex

Beautiful cotton fabric prints in summer’s riotous colors beckon the sewer to create a few easy-to-sew projects to dress a summer picnic table that will be sure to add to any happy outdoor gathering. Assemble a fabric teepee for the little ones too!

Cheryl Ellex

Childhood sleepovers create lasting memories of summer time fun, like a camping experience but only indoors or maybe in a backyard tent and of course under the watchful eyes of patient adult supervisors. Sewers can add to the fun event.