Stitching with Elli

Stories of my Dolls, and custom made clothes made on my Ellisimo



Resizing tip- going smaller

When making doll and baby clothes I sometimes need designs to be really small. Some digitizers are great about having smaller designs but pretty standard size is the 4x4 or just slightly smaller than that. A 4x4 does NOT fit... Continue Reading →

How to save Stabilizer while Hooping

How to conserve stabilizer on border designs.

Lady bug dress

This dress reminded me of a ¬†toddler in temperament.......super cute but rascally and trouble! Every time I thought I had it all straighten out, another complication came up. It was made with Simplicity pattern 1471. Mostly I liked the pattern... Continue Reading →

Apron for a Newlywed

Recently I had a very dear friend get married. I was giving her some awesome kitchen knives as a wedding gift that I had bought months before so I knew exactly what I would be giving her. Fast forward to... Continue Reading →

Saving a catastrophe (it is possible!)

  Recently I saw, on a facebook garage sale group a post of someone looking¬†for a "local person to embroidery that could do embroidery, with reasonable rates". Since I had only given things away before, I thought I could claim... Continue Reading →

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