Pineapple Crush- Free Pineapple Applique

Pineapple Applique Template

The latest and greatest trend in crafts and casual fashion'll never guess...Pineapples! People are applying them to clothes and shoes, using them in home decor projects, and slapping a pineapple on just about anything that doesn't move.  Want to have fun with this Summery trend in your sewing? Well, mix up a pina-colada and let's get creative!  I've teamed with our friends at Craft … [Read more...]

Scrap Bundles Abound in the shop

Fabric Scrap Bundle Destash Sale. The Sewing Loft

When buying fabric I tend to error on the side of excess.  I would rather have extra fabric than not enough.  But sometimes, these extra bits become too much for me to stitch through.  This is one of those times. I have realized that my fabric collection is out of control and I need some assistance.  So, I spent the better part of Wednesday sorting my fabric and noticing a major theme, … [Read more...]

Leather Cuff Bracelet Tutorial

Don't be afraid of alternative fabrics. This leather cuff bracelet is easy to make. The Sewing Loft

It is no secret that I love me a good leather cuff bracelet!  I wear them all the time to the point of excess.  Anyway, since we have been chatting about some simple leather sewing techniques, I thought it would be fun to share an easy tutorial. Leather Cuff Bracelet This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Supplies: leather scraps scrap fabric button or … [Read more...]

Sewing with Printable Fabric Sheets

Use printable fabric sheets to personalize your sewing projects. The Sewing Loft

For today’s Tuesday Tip we’d like to share a product that can put a personal touch on almost anything you want to sew: printable fabric sheets! Printable Fabric Sheets- What are they?   Printable fabric sheets are pre cut 8.5” x 11” paper backed fabric that is ready to roll through your printer.  They work just like paper - print any words, images or designs onto them that you want! … [Read more...]

100+ Fat Quarter Projects

100 plus fat quarter projects. All patterns are free with step by step instructions. The Sewing Loft #sewing #fatquarter

Have you ever walked into a quilt shop and thought wow, I'll take one of everything?  Well, with the help of the fat quarter, you can!  This little gem of a fabric cut is the most economical way to shop but then what?  Here is a list of AH-MAZ-ING fat quarter projects to keep your needle moving!     Since some of you are taking part in the Sew My Stash sew along challenge and … [Read more...]

French Bulldog Pillow Project

French Bulldog Pillow Project by The Sewing Loft #freemotion

By now I think it's pretty clear that I enjoy making pillows, they are easy to make projects and can be finished in one sitting.  So, when Amy from Amy's Creative Side asked me to take part in the Pillow Collective, I was all in. Plus, since the girls have been home from school due to snow, I have been totally distracted.  I found myself checking out and sketching our newly rescued French … [Read more...]

Free Valentine’s Day Printables & Owl Mug Rug

Owl Mug Rug Pattern includes Free Valentines Printables on The Sewing Loft

Did you know that The Sewing Loft offers a variety of PDF sewing patterns? Visit The Sewing Loft pattern shop today and download one for instant sewing gratification! Today we’ve got a recommendation for a quick and easy DIY Valentine’s Day gift that’s sure to please. This handmade gift is perfect for your children, their teachers, your friends and family members alike. You can whip up this … [Read more...]

Holiday Decor | Christmas Tree Skirt

Simple holiday decor work in progress by The Sewing Loft

My holiday decor is in need of a change up this year.  To be upfront, we have a gold-ish square tree skirt with a faux fur boarder from years past that no one likes. I have no clue when, where or why I bought it but it's time to go!  Holiday Decor WIP   I started with a simple round tree skirt for the mini tree, added the words ho ho ho and some decorative stitching.  I was really … [Read more...]

Sewing with Cuddle | Tips & Tricks

Top Sewing tips for working with Cuddle by The Sewing Loft #sewing #sewingtips

Last week I shared how to make the Cuddle Buddy Bear and easy Pocket Pillow Case Project in a partnership with Shannon Fabrics.  Since Cuddle™ fabric can be tricky to work with, I thought it would be a good idea to share a few tips and tricks to help keep your projects top-notch! Sewing with Cuddle ™   Top Tips for Sewing with Cuddle ™: Cuddle™ is a knit based fabric with a nap. … [Read more...]