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Bag Making Basics: Free Craftsy Class

Bag Making Basics Free Craftsy Class

Does your outfit for tomorrow need a new bag? This may seem like a silly question but it's one that my inner voice asks all the time and I'm not really sure why. Maybe it's because bags are the easy accessory that can be made in a flash, come in too many colors/shapes to count and never make me feel self-conscious about my weight. (Don't eye roll me, we've all been there!) Whether you are … [Read more...]

How to change a Rotary Blade

Replace your rotary blade in just a few easy steps. The Sewing Loft

The rotary cutter is one of my favorite tools in the sewing bin.  It helps me slice through layers of fabric with lightning speed in one clean motion.  But after too many turns around the mat it starts to dull and leave sections slightly attached.  This is when it's time to change the blade. Since the rotary cutter is super sharp and I am totally clumsy, I was extremely reluctant to switch … [Read more...]

Sunday Sew & Share

Sunday Sew & Share with The Sewing Loft

You guys are constantly amazing me!  I just love the Sunday Sew & Share on our Facebook page. You posted some of the most amazing projects and have kept us all inspired to stitch this week. Here are a few of the highlights.   I would love to see what you're working on this week.  Be sure to keep those eyes peeled on the facebook page and share some … [Read more...]

Basket Of Goodies Giveaway

Basket of Goodies Giveaway on The Sewing Loft

It's no secret that I belong to another sewing circle of crazy stitchers from all over the web but for those of you who may not know it is called The Daily Sew. We share fun sewing finds, inspiration, patterns and funnies each and everyday on Facebook. Well, today, I am teaming up with 20 of these crazy gals to bring you a 24 hour whirlwind of giveaways. That's right, each hour on the hour … [Read more...]

Back to School Sewing Supply List

Back to school is the perfect time to stock up on sewing supplies. Print out this easy shopping list for your next trip. The Sewing Loft

It’s that time of year again - Back to School time! (I see you dancing behind the screen!) I don’t know about you, but I love it when the aisles start filling with notebooks, pencils, backpacks and more school supplies - it just makes me think of new beginnings and clean slates. Plus, those supplies are on sale for really great prices right now, which means....it’s a great time to stock up for the … [Read more...]

Lingerie Resource Guide

Resource guide for where to buy lingerie making supplies.

Summer is winding down and the crisp fall weather is right around the corner.  That means it's time to start thinking about what fun things I am going to make or explore while the kiddos are in school.   At my last ASG meeting the group discussed learning how to make lingerie. I know what you're thinking.... really, do I want to make my own?  This is exactly what I thought when I heard the gals … [Read more...]

20 Easy Back to School Projects

20 Easy Back to School Projects

Are you ready to send your kids back to school? I know I am! Here at The Sewing Loft, we’ve got a whole collection of tutorials to help you put your personal touches on your kiddo’s back-to-school experience. Whether your little one is in preschool or almost finished with high school, there’s something here for everyone! Click on the links below to head to the individual tutorial posts. Easy … [Read more...]

Back to School Easy Bookmark DIY

Easy Bookmark DIY. Perfect for Back To School or any time of year. The Sewing Loft

To help encourage my girls to read, I am sending them back to school with new bookmarks.  These bookmarks are super easy to make and take less than 15 minutes to put together.  Easy Bookmark DIY This project is for sewers all levels, especially children! Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: felt and scraps 6" piece of ribbon Along with your basic sewing supplies you will need a … [Read more...]

Creative Packaging Ideas

Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

Hello, Mini Quilt Swappers! Remember: the deadline for mailing your mini quilt is August 20, so don’t delay! Today we’re rounding up a variety of ideas for creative gift wrap. Whether you’re participating in our Mini Quilt Swap or you’ve just got birthdays and other holidays to plan for, our list of gift wrapping ideas should help you think outside the box … or gift bag! (We touched on this a … [Read more...]