Sewing Studio Must Haves

A few weeks ago I asked a simple question on The Sewing Loft's Facebook page: What is the one thing you wish you had in YOUR sewing room? The response was amazing. Not only did you come up with a clear-cut list of sewing studio must haves but the add on's were perfect. So, if you're on the market for a sewing studio makeover, this list is a MUST read with tons of great things to … [Read more...]

NSM: Cutie Quilts with Debby Brown

One of the biggest problems we face as quilters with a scrap stash is how to organize all those scraps! When you've got a bunch of leftover pieces of fabric from various projects, they're going to be all different shapes and sizes. It can be hard to figure out how to store them in a way that makes it easy to find what you need and actually put them to use. Lucky for us, Debby Brown of Debby … [Read more...]

NSM How to Organize Fabric Scraps

If you love to sew or quilt, you’ll definitely have a lot of fabric scraps. The most common challenge when it comes to these leftovers is storing them in an organized manner. Some sewers keep only the larger pieces, while others choose to save even the tiniest piece. But the challenge stays the same: how to keep the scraps in order and easily accessible. Here are some helpful tips: First, … [Read more...]

Operation Studio Makeover

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed that last week I did something incredibly silly.... I listed and sold the tall cabinets in my office. These cabinets hold and hide pretty much everything in my space. What The Heck was I thinking???? That simple action of hitting post in a local facebook group sent my entire weekend into a tailspin. Mr. TSL and I had to pretty much drop … [Read more...]

Creative Storage Solutions

It's officially the new year and reality has hit, it's time to dig in and organize. This task is something that I dread! I seem to collect stuff like mad with the thought process that eventually I will use it.  Does that sound familiar?  Well, if so, just know that you are not alone. This year, I am determined to pair down and find a few creative storage solutions that actually work for me. Not … [Read more...]

Sewing Machine Mat How To

Many of us share a work surface to sew on. It could be the dining room table, a small desk or even the kitchen counter. (don't judge, I've done it!) I've tried a bunch of different things to prevent scratching the surface, including a bath towel. This helped prevent scratching but not reduce the noise or the shaking. To help solve my issue, bust through my scrap bucket and stitch something … [Read more...]

Materialistic | Free Sewing Printable

I really don't like to think of myself as materialistic but like most of us, I'm pretty certain I have issues when it comes to fabric. Materialistic Sewing Printable   To help me remember that fabric hoarding should not be my hobby, I put together this fun graphic to hang on my wall. I think it will look nice next to my seam ripper, cheap handmade printables and mini … [Read more...]

Free Sewing Printable- Handmade

A few weeks ago I shared my Seam Ripper sewing printables. It is part of a larger collection of printable sewing art that I think would be super fun hanging in my studio space. Today's installment is all about the value of handmade.You know the drill, we all spend countless hours stitching our hearts out to create each project but have you ever put a real value to your work? If you have, you will … [Read more...]

Free Sewing Printables- Seam Ripper

These days I am really enjoying playing with sewing memes and I think this one fits me to a tee!  I think it would be super fun to have a few different sayings printed and framed to hang in my studio space. So, I have put it together in a free printable format for all to enjoy. Before you hit the download button, I kindly ask that you consider sharing on Pinterest or with a friend. This … [Read more...]