• All Ears owner and   designer
• CYCA-accredited knit   instructor
• Michael’s knit instructor

Magazine Editor
McCall’s Needlework
  & Crafts


• Sewing Today

Book Editor
• Pure Knits
• Crochet Inspirations
• Itty-Bitty Nursery
• Generation T
• Napkins With a Twist
• SEW: Sew Everything   Workshop
• Singer: Perfect Plus


All Ears Earmuffs

Elaine is a lifelong crafter, proficient in the needlecrafts — sewing, knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery —and knowledgeable about many other crafts.

International Wool

She parlayed her crafting hobbies into early career positions as a

Crafts Editor for McCall’s Needlework & Crafts



magazines, where she was responsible for producing the editorial pages for a wide range of home sewing and crafts projects, including designing and writing or vetting instructions. Later, she wrote scripts for the home sewing television show, Sewing Today.

More recently, she has technical edited and copyedited crafts books for
several major publishers.

In 2007, Elaine created ALL EARS, designing and selling DIY kits for knit and All
              Ears Earmuffs
crochet earmuffs with (or without) earphones.

She is accredited as a knitting instructor from the Craft Yarn Council of America
and taught knitting at crafts retailer Michael’s for several years. She was a
wholesale member of since-disbanded The National Needlework Association
(TNNA), where she exhibited and presented a workshop on publicity for
professional crafters. She has exhibited All Ears at Vogue Knitting Live.

In 2001, Elaine was featured in an article in Interweave Knits magazine
describing her proclivities for both knitting and fashion.

To learn more about All Ears, visit

For samples of editing in PDF format, click on the links below.

         Pure KnitsCrochet InspirationsItty-Bitty Nursery knittingGeneration T sewing
          Shape of
              Everything WorkshopOutdoor RoomsSinger Perfect Plus

                        Sew Today