Ruffled Apron Wrap

It's that time of year again and I'm kicking off the December with Baby Lock! That's right, I joined their team of favorite designers to create easy make holiday gift ideas. Mine is the ruffled apron wrap. Ruffled Apron Wrap This is one of the projects that you can make over and over again. Just switch out the fabric for a different look each time. Plus, you can keep sewing time to a quick … [Read more...]

10 Gift Ideas for Stitchers

You know that moment when you realize that Holy Cow the holidays are less than 10 shipping days away? Well, that's me, this year there are 6 fewer shopping days until Christmas and it's total crunch time. Are you feeling the pressure??  Well have no fear, The Sewing Loft is here!  (sorry, could not resist) with easy, breezy, fun and affordable gift ideas! I have rounded up 10 gift ideas for … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Appliqué Tea Towel

Valentine's Day Appliqué   This project is for stitchers of all levels.  Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: Tea Towel fabric scraps double-sided fusible ribbon or lace trim Tools: sewing machine iron Valentine's Day Applique Template  Basic Instructions: To achieve the clean finished double layer of lace trim, I cut lace 1" longer than the width of my towel. … [Read more...]

Baby Lock’s Snappy Holidays: Quilted Trees Tutorial

Baby Lock's Snappy Holidays!   The holidays are filled with friends, family, laughter and cheer in my house.... but to be fair, we all know that other feeling that rolls into town around the holidays.  You know the one I'm talking about.  That "OMG I need to come up with something and fast!" feeling that leaves you panicked and ready to pull your hair out. Well today, I am super … [Read more...]

Ribbon Gift Card Tutorial and HUGE Giveaway

Today, you will find me guest posting on Skip to my Lou as part of the Holiday Bake Craft Sew Along. I am sharing a tutorial for an easy ribbon gift card holder that is the perfect way to use up all the small scraps of trim.  You know, the ones you just can not part with! PLUS I get to treat you to a SEW Amazing giveaway as part of our crafty series. This is one AMAZING … [Read more...]

Felt Christmas Tree Ornament

Today, I am guest posting on My Very Educated Mother as part of the No Ugly Ornament Challenge. Sharing a fun snowflake ornament.  Using similar techniques, I created this fun Christmas Tree Ornament for my tree. Christmas Tree Ornaments   This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: 4″ x 4″ felt in green a small scrap of brown felt 10″ of … [Read more...]

{How To} Simple Iron On Fabric Applique

If I take a look back to this time last year, my machines were buzzing with embroidered appliques. So, many different designs that it was hard to keep up. Photos are of items sold in the Etsy shop during the 2010 holiday season! So this year, I thought it might be fun to share with you a few tips and tricks on how to create your own fabric appliques. This project is for sewers of all … [Read more...]