Featured Posts

To Starch or Not to Starch
The Sewing Loft Designs with Simplicity
Set Yourself Up for Craft Show Success
From Feed Sack to Oversized Bag

Wyoming Valley | Starry Night Quilt BOM

All posts may contain affiliate links.

Wow, this year is flying by and today, I'm sharing the very last block in the 2016 Block of the Month Sew Along. Wyoming Valley is our final make for this quilt top. Measuring at 12" finished, the Wyoming Valley quilt block is going to be a stunner of a focal point! To help you achieve block success, I've put together a few of my favorite tips. Wyoming Valley Quick … [Read more...]

Snow Globe Applique Pillow Woodie Edition

All posts may contain affiliate links.

So the song goes- It's the most wonderful time of the year. That's the song that keeps playing over and over in my mind as I begin to gear up for the holidays. Seriously, it's pretty much on repeat as I unpack the holiday decor and add festive touches around the house. This year, I wanted something new and thought a few Snow Globe inspired applique pillow designs would fit perfectly into the … [Read more...]

Poppy Red Stash SWAP | Scrappy Girls Club

All posts may contain affiliate links.

We are down to the wire on 2016 and I've decided I need one more package of happy mail to keep my spirits bright! Luckily, Scrappy Girls Club just opened the Poppy Red Stash SWAP. This SWAP is pretty different then the others we have done together. It's a fabric based blind exchange that requires No Sewing. Which let's face it, the holidays are here and we are all busy. As the name … [Read more...]

JoyFul Pillow Wrap How To

All posts may contain affiliate links.

This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. With the holidays approaching fast and furiously, I thought it would be a good time to bring my Joyful pillow wrap back home. This way, you have plenty of time to stitch up a few and sprinkle some holiday cheer around the house.   Joyful Pillow Wrap This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 … [Read more...]

Pillow Cover Kindness | RASK

All posts may contain affiliate links.

Hello friends of First Fridays, it's TJ Goerlitz from Studio Mailbox here to bring you November's dose of sewing humor.  Last time I popped in I was crying about my hemming skills - but never fear!  I'm fully recovered and ready to attack the next project.  Since this year is all about random acts of sewing kindness (RASK), I've decided it's time to pay my son's bedroom a little attention. You … [Read more...]

CHA Mega Show Creativation Pass

All posts may contain affiliate links.

Some of you may have noticed a new little button along my side bar for Creativation this past month and now, I wanted to share more. Creativation is part of The Craft & Hobby Association also know as CHA.  CHA is an international non-profit trade association consisting of thousands of members engaged in the design, manufacturing/distribution and retail sales of craft products worldwide. … [Read more...]

31 Sewing Hacks that will change your life

All posts may contain affiliate links.

Sewing is one of those skills that is often passed down from generation to generation but sometimes Grammy leaves a few tricks out. So today, I wanted to share a few of my favorite sewing hacks. Not only are these simple tricks great for increasing your skill set, they will help keep you organized and boost your confidence. I hope some of these sewing hacks and simple tips are helpful no … [Read more...]

MissingMarket Weekend Event | Giveaway

All posts may contain affiliate links.

International Quilt Market is such an exciting time for everyone!  All of the quilting industry under one roof with new fabrics, threads, sewing machines and collections of every kind! Kim from Go-Go Kim and I (The Sewing Loft) are hosting a #missingmarket event on Instagram please join if you can. No worries if you are not on Instagram, we did not want you to miss out on the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Zenbroidery Cork Mannequin | Free Pattern

All posts may contain affiliate links.

I'm excited to be a part of DMC’s blog hop with my friend Bev from Flamingo Toes and have a real treat to share.  Normally when you hear DMC you think of embroidery floss right away but did you know they offer other fun products like cork fabric? Sounds crazy right! Well, it's true and I'm putting the fabric to the test with some zenbroidery today. For anyone not familiar with zenbroidery let … [Read more...]