T Shirt Quilt Basics at Rosewood Art Centre

By |2018-11-26T19:47:20+00:00February 2nd, 2019|

Ages 12 and up
Come learn the basics of T-Shirt Quilting
Supplies
small sewing kit including sharp scissors
Thread
Fusible light to medium weight interfacing
T shirts
2 different pieces of 1/2 yards of coordinating or contrasting fabrics
Must call to reserve your spot 937-296-0294

Adult Machine Basics at Rosewood

By |2018-11-26T19:43:46+00:00January 16th, 2019|

Adult Machine Basics at Rosewood

*2 hour~sewing machine basics class

Learn to use your sewing machine or borrow one of Rosewood’s in a fun setting.

Students review threading, stitches, tension, bobbins, bobbin winding, parts of the machine, accessories and trouble shooting.

We will have 2 easy practice projects learning seam allowance, precision, stitch lengths and widths

Must call Rosewood to […]

T Shirt Quilt Basics at Rosewood Art Centre w/Tracy McElfresh

By |2018-07-31T06:34:10+00:00November 3rd, 2018|

Ages 12 and up Come learn the basics of T-Shirt Quilting Supplies small sewing kit including sharp scissors Thread Fusible light to medium weight interfacing T shirts 2 different pieces of 1/2 yards of coordinating or contrasting fabrics Registration starts Dec. 4th Must call to register 937-296-0294

Bohemian Wedding Dress with Simple Shapes

By |2018-08-13T07:30:55+00:00August 13th, 2018|1930s Style Fashion, Tracy Designs Dresses, Uncategorized|

I am about to blow your mind with this simple and glamorous dress. Most garments are made up of shapes. This 1930s gown looks like a fancy Bohemian wedding dress although it’s really made up of one tube, one rectangle and two circle shapes.

The Shapes. I like to start with cutting out everything larger. […]

My Swimwear Journey 2014-2018

By |2018-05-21T06:23:42+00:00May 21st, 2018|1930s Style Fashion, 1940s Style Fashion, 1950s Style Fashion, 1960s Style Fashion, 1970s Style Fashion, Sewing Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized|

When googling swimwear I find articles with titles like Coping with Body Image, Swimsuits for Women Over 40, Amazon’s 21 Best Sellers, Why Women Will Not Wear Swimsuits, How Not to Look Old in a Swimsuit (leave it to Oprah) and Best Day to Buy a Swimsuit (It’s June 8th according to that article). With […]

Fast, Fake and Easy Smocking Sewing Machine Style

By |2018-05-14T06:40:29+00:00May 14th, 2018|1940s Style Fashion, Sewing for Babies, Uncategorized|

Do you want to be remembered? Personalized gifts are the bomb and can easily become family heirlooms. No pleating machine, no problem. You can get this look in a little over an hour with a regular sewing machine!

I had every intention of doing this project by hand the correct way. I was gifted a cute 1940s […]

The Two Piece Dress Prom 2017 DIY

By |2017-05-08T07:57:32+00:00May 8th, 2017|1950s Style Fashion, Makes of 2012, Tracy Designs Dresses|

Every year for prom I see the most popular dresses because I provide alterations to the public. This year the most popular dress was the two piece dress. The main photo is just one I altered this year. I love it when customs send me pictures to share! It’s the best flattery.  Regular alterations for a […]

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