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Introducing Inspiring Stitches & Heartland Heritage

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Secrets are fun but boy, can they be hard to keep! For the last year I've been working on something new and it's time to let the cat out of the bag. Allow me to introduce Inspiring Stitches, a brand new adventure that I've started with my good friend Amy Ellis. Amy and I met a few years back while working on a collaborative book, Kitchen Stitches with Martingale. From there on, each time we … [Read more...]

Block 1 | I Love Home Quilt

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You know I love to sew with friends so when Jacquelynne from The Art of Home asked me to join the fun in the I love home quilt block of the month, I was all in! Each month I will share a few pictures of my block for the month and host a giveaway. I hope that you will join the fun and sign up for the free pattern to stitch along with us.   The I love home quilt is so whimsical and … [Read more...]

Dog Days of Summer Sewing | Quiltologie

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Wow, August rolled in and the temps have rolled up. The dog days of summer are officially here!! Thank goodness for AC and summer sewing! My sewing always seems to slow down during the summer. I guess I just want to soak in every last minute with the girls, toss in a new puppy and man it is hard! Luckily this little summer sewing series has helped keep me on track. The bite size projects … [Read more...]

Beautiful Quilt Binding | Quiltologie Mini Mania

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Quilts are my labor of love. They are made in layers and each layer offers something uniquely special. From fabric selection to long-arm stitching, they all create character and charm, even the quilt binding. Today, I want to focus on the final step, the binding. We have chatted about quilt binding so many times here on The Sewing Loft but never about this easy tip for finishing things off. … [Read more...]

Turnstile Mini Quilt | Quiltologie

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TGIF! The summer is flying by and it's time for this weeks installment of our Quiltologie Mini Mania summer series. This week is all about making the perfect points in the Turnstile mini quilt. The Quiltologie Mini Mania Turnstile quilt kit is made by Fabric Editions and comes complete with all fabrics. Including: cream print for ground purple, gray and black prints … [Read more...]

Quiltologie | Urban Trellis Mini Quilt

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Our Quiltologie summer series is in full swing and this week, the Urban Trellis mini quilt expanding our quilting techniques with a simple setting option. The Quiltologie Urban Trellis mini quilt kit is made by Fabric Editions and comes complete with all fabrics needed to complete. Including: white on white print for ground blue, purples, turquoise & blue geo prints … [Read more...]

Quiltologie Mini Mania | Dwellings Quilt

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Home is where the heart is and today's edition of the Quiltologie Mini Mania summer series is all about the Dwellings quilt design. Since I'm heading up north to visit the folks in a few weeks the time is perfect! The Quiltologie Mini Mania Dwellings quilt kit is made by Fabric Editions and comes complete with all fabrics. Including: white on white print for ground cream, red … [Read more...]

Quiltologie Mini Mania | Stepping Up

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Happy Friday, it's time for this weeks installment of our Quiltologie Mini Mania summer series. We are Stepping Up our quilting techniques with this weeks design! The Quiltologie Mini Mania Stepping Up quilt kit is made by Fabric Editions and comes complete with all fabrics. Including: white on white print for ground pink, yellow, turquoise and gray prints background … [Read more...]

Disappearing 9 Patch Quilt Block

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I love quick and simple quilt blocks but sometimes they can be boring. So, I want to show you the power of the patch.... 9 patch that is. This simple patchwork block can be transformed into a disappearing 9 patch and look amazing. The 9 patch is considered a basic foundation block in quilting that can help your build your skills in so many ways. From keeping your lines straight, to nesting … [Read more...]