About Tracy McElfresh

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

Quick Sew Handmade Ornaments

By |2018-12-10T06:20:38+00:00December 10th, 2018|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.

Supplies:

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

Vogueing is the Fancy Side of Sewing

By |2018-12-03T07:42:19+00:00December 3rd, 2018|1950s Style Fashion|

I’m the girl that has everything in my purse, in my bag and in my closet. Since I make my own clothes it is hard not to go bonkers and want to make everything I see. Sometimes, I ask myself “what do I actually need in my closet” or “how could I enhance my handmade […]

Sewing for Him or Her, Easy Lingerie

By |2018-11-26T06:25:39+00:00November 26th, 2018|1990s fashion, Uncategorized|

Sewing, making art or crafting a lot may mean your partner might suffer from neglect. You can change that. And if you do, the rewards are well worth it. This is the year that I have given Jeffrey so much love through the joy of my craft and I am going to share why you […]

The Keys to Defining Success

By |2018-11-19T07:04:37+00:00November 19th, 2018|1970s Style Fashion, Early 20th Century Style Fashion, Fashion Dress Replicas, Heirloom Sewing, Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|

My Secrets to Turning My Hobby Job into a Success

The first year I went into business I got a good bit of negative feedback. People would say, “Good luck with that” or “Good luck with your business” and “People actually pay you to make clothing?” My favorite though, “If there’s ever a zombie apocalypse your […]

The Arts Meet Education w/ Lindsey Gustafson

By |2018-11-12T06:21:17+00:00November 11th, 2018|1960s Style Fashion, Interviews w/Sewists, Today's Fashion, Uncategorized|

I met middle school art teacher Lindsay Gustafson through Rosewood Art Centre and quickly grew fond of her.  The first things I noticed about Lindsay was her flare for quirky artsy looks, her smile and her positive personality. Besides looking like a ton of fun, teaching and making art, Lindsay is also passionate about […]

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