Operation Studio Makeover

What was I thinking?! I need storage options for my sewing space ASAP. Thank goodness for these ideas on Pinterest. The Sewing Loft

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

Creative 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

Use shelf paper to create a sewing machine mat. The Sewing Loft

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

Add a punch of humor to your sewing space with these free sewing printable. Formatted for a 8" x 10" page. The Sewing Loft

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

Cheap green Feature

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

Funny sewing memes can add a punch of humor to your sewing space. These free sewing printables are formatted for a 8" x 10" page. The Sewing Loft

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...]

Creative Storage Solutions

Organize Me Please- This board is jam packed with some of the most creative storage solutions I have found. Be sure to follow along.

Over the past few weeks the hubby and I have been really studying my sewing space.  Well, let me re-phrase this... He has been studying my mess while Chewie and I have been doing our thing. It seems that no matter how hard I try, I am just not neat and organized.  So, it's back to the drawing board or in this case Pinterest, I go.  I really need to put my thinking cap on to make this space … [Read more...]

Undercover: Sewing Machine Covers

Sewing machine covers protect your machine from dirt and dust. Check out these easy to make covers and personalize your space. The Sewing Loft

Is your girl an undercover agent?  What I mean is do you like to use sewing machine covers? Whether you sew every day or only once a month, it’s important to keep your sewing machine covered when you’re not using it. Covering your sewing machine prevents dirt, dust, and pet hair from getting inside the gears, which will greatly extend the life of your machine. Not only that, it keeps your sewing … [Read more...]

Start with a Clean Slate

Start with a clean slate. Studio Mailbox via The Sewing Loft

Hello faithful friends of First Fridays at The Sewing Loft! Last month I popped in to announce that I would be sharing the story of my denim quilt project.  And during this process something funny happened that made me realize I needed to come clean and be honest about the way any big project gets undertaken around here. It usually starts with a mass cleanup. It struck home when I took in … [Read more...]