Giveaway: 40 Techniques with Gail Yellen

40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know Class Review and giveaway from Craftsy.

It's pretty clear that I love to share sewing tips and easy tricks to keep our projects looking professional but today, I get to take it a step further and giveaway a Craftsy class dedicated to sewing tips.  That's right Gail Yellen has teamed up with Craftsy to create this class demonstrating 40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know. WIN THIS CLASS!!   Craftsy has generously offered … [Read more...]

Quilt Box Organization & Giveaway

Keep projects organized with these simple tips and this quilt box giveaway. The Sewing Loft

Things have been crazy here and this quilt box collection is just what I needed!  Sometimes you have to stop and organize. Today's work in progress is something that I struggle with.  That's right, the task of organizing my space always puts me in a tail spin.  Chewie gets to see my space in all its creative glory (umm, I mean mess!) on the average day but today, I am excited and somewhat … [Read more...]

Leather Giveaway & Needle Size

Leather can be an amazing fabric to work with. It comes in so many different colors and can be embossed for a beautiful texture but it is important to use the correct needle size in your machine. The Sewing Loft

Are you afraid to sew on leather?  Don't be.  One of the most important things you need to remember is size matters.  Needle size that is!  Whether you are stitching heavy weight fabrics or specialty fabrics, needle size is important. Needle Size   There are so many different needles on the market today and since I have a leather project up my sleeve, I am going to focus on heavy … [Read more...]

Sew My Stash Challenge Winners

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Last month we kicked off the Sew My Stash Challenge.  This was the 1st official challenge on The Sewing Loft and I am very excited to share what you made.  The entries were so incredible and made judging difficult.  Actually, I am grateful that I had help!  Jennifer, Caroline & Kim all pitched in to lend a hand.     Projects were judged on: Creativity Skill … [Read more...]

Sew My Stash Deadline

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Have you been working on the Sew My Stash Challenge? There are so many fun photos being loaded into our flickr group.  Make sure to get yours loaded tonight.  That photo is your entry. Sew My Stash Deadline   That's right, it's photo time!  Today is the day to get your photos locked and loaded into the flickr group for the Sew My Stash Challenge. So, grab your camera, snap a few … [Read more...]

A Modern Thread- Pinterest

A Modern Thread Pinterest Board

I don't usually post on Sundays, but I have some exciting news to share with you guys. I have joined forces with nineteen sewing bloggers to create a fantastic new group pinterest board called A Modern Thread. We'll all be pinning our best sewing projects and tutorials, so you can finds tons of fantastic sewing inspiration all in one place. We'd love for you to check out the board, and we're … [Read more...]

Stitching Along with Sew My Stash

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The Sew My Stash challenge is in full swing.  Last week we had 3 special guests share fun ideas and wow, did you see that fat quarter round-up?  I'm sure all those free patterns sparked your creative juices! Sew My Stash Sew Along Don't worry if you haven't started, there is still plenty of time to join the fun.  Just grab your supplies and get stitching! Supplies: 2 coordinating … [Read more...]

Sew My Stash Challenge

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Do you ever find yourself drooling over a friends fabric stash and wish you could grab just a few pieces? Well today, I'm offering you just that. One of my ReSewlutions this year is to sew from my stash and I'm including you!  I've teamed up with FreeSpirit and we have a challenge for you! Sew My Stash Challenge   Should you choose to tackle this mission, you will receive a … [Read more...]

Kitchen Stitches- Coupon Keeper

The Coupon Keeper from Kitchen Stitches with Martingale by The Sewing Loft

I have exciting news to share! The new book Kitchen Stitches hits the shelves this week and I'll give you two guesses on who's in it..... That's right, I am! (insert ear to ear smile) Seriously, I was over the moon when Martingale asked me to join the collaboration and even more excited to have my project the coupon keeper selected. Kitchen Stitches Kitchen Stitches is filled with fantastic … [Read more...]