About Tracy McElfresh

Tracy McElfresh is the owner of Tracy’s Sewing Studio LLC.

The Quickie One Hour Dress

By |2023-01-16T06:05:01-05:00January 16th, 2023|1960s Style Fashion, Tracy Designs Dresses|

Would you believe I made this simple dress in less than an hour and with only two yards of fabric? This design was adapted from the simplicity of the old children’s pillow case dress pattern. A few small changes make it very suitable for adults. And hey, sometimes you just want to get your mojo […]

Quick Sew Handmade Ornaments

By |2022-12-19T08:35:17-05:00December 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Do you need an easy handmade gift for the holidays? After watching a couple hours of youtube, I combined a couple of techniques and came up with something that only takes 10-20 minutes to make from start to finish. I did not create this idea or project.


2 Yards of contrasting fabric – makes 23 ornaments […]

Anna Baltes, Interviews with Stellar Sewists

By |2022-10-12T10:55:11-04:00October 12th, 2022|Vlog|

Anna Baltes
Anna is an extraordinary person and historical costume designer. She owns and operates a successful enterprise, HCDollDesigns, that caters to a unique market of American Doll collectors. Today she shares her sewing studio, the machine she uses to make such detailed garments, and a bit of insider information about the doll industry. Please stay […]


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