Our Four-Legged Sewing Friends

Our four-legged sewing friends are filled with curiosity and a seemingly endless fascination with the whirl of the sewing needle, hum of the motor, and foot peddle action. They are not only our best friends, but our pets have a way of making even sewing time extra special. I thought I'd take a fun look at our furry friends in our sewing spaces. (If animals could talk, ha!) Our Four Legged … [Read more...]

PDF Storage Solution Ideas For Patterns

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. Digital Patterns have made it super easy to load up on patterns you love without worrying about physical storage (until you print the pattern out). While this convenience makes it easier to create an enviable library of sewing patterns, it's also a good way to clog up your hard drive. In this post, I take a look at the … [Read more...]

10 Must Have Sewing Tools For Your Studio

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. It's pretty safe to say that our sewing machines are by far the hardest working tool in our workspace but what about the little gadgets? These little guys can improve our sewing experience, shave down our cutting time and ultimately make us look like ROCK STARS! Here are my top 10 must have sewing tools for your … [Read more...]

Hidden Storage Compartment Quick Tip

Does the hidden storage compartment on your sewing machine look like a tangled mess of bobbin threads, needles and pins? Or maybe it's littered with loose presser feet and lint fibers. Mine used to be filled with extra buttons, straight pins, dull needles and bobbins before I discovered this little trick. Like many BabyLock sewing machines, my Destiny came with this cool little treasure … [Read more...]

My Sewing Plan for 2016

Each year I vow to spend more time with my girls, laugh a little louder and smile more often but this year, I'm adding something new. Well correction, I am actually determined to take something off my plate.... My computer! Welcome to my Sewing Plan My motto for 2016 will be - What that means in a nutshell is less time sitting in front of my computer and more time here. Sitting … [Read more...]

When do you sew? Plus, free printable

When Do You Sew?   Sewing can be very personal, private and therapeutic, but finding the perfect time to enjoy this respite can be a challenge. Many of my friends and followers have figured out how to fit sewing time into their schedules in  a way that works for their unique circumstances. I knew they would have lots of creative ideas on how to fit it in, so I posted a simple question … [Read more...]

Creative Bobbin Storage Solutions

This post contains affiliate links to products shown. We all know that thread can get messy but toss in those bobbins and things can get out of control. I swear, I day-dream about finding a better way to detangle my thread basket and keep things neat and tidy! Creative Bobbin Storage Solutions   Storage Tower This little tower of goodness will keep your bobbins neat and look … [Read more...]

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...]