Bake Craft Sew Along Guest Post & Giveaway

Trimmed parchment bags can help make store bought baked goods fantastic. by The Sewing Loft

Today, I am over at Skip to my Lou guest posting in the Holiday Bake Craft Sew Along. Here is a quick sneak peek of what I'm sharing! Hint- it's my easy way to keep the holidays festive and stress free. Plus, I get to treat you to a SEW Amazing giveaway as part of our crafty series. We are giving away a fabulous Prize Package worth more than $1000! One lucky winner will receive... $600 … [Read more...]

Christmas Holiday Projects Round Up

Easy Christmas Holiday Projects. 20+ Tutorials from The Sewing Loft #holidaygiftideas #sewing

The holidays are just a few weeks away and I know that I need to get things started but where or where do you start?  Well, to help get my creative juices flowing, I thought it would be fun to take a look back.  I mean, I have already made so many fun and easy holiday projects. Maybe one of them would be perfect for a few on my list.   Here are some of the top Christmas Holiday projects shared on … [Read more...]

Bodkin Basics & Drawstring Bag | NSM

What is a Bodkin National Sewing Month on The Sewing Loft

You might remember today's guest from last year.  She showed us how to make an easy lanyard with her trusty seam ripper.  Please give a warm welcome to Carolina from 30 Minute Crafts. Hi there! I'm Carolina from 30 Minute Crafts and Always Expect Moore. I love fast and easy crafting, including lots of quick sewing projects! I'm "sew" excited that Heather invited me over again this year to … [Read more...]

Gift Wrapping- Vintage Style

Pattern Gift Wrapping - The Sewing Loft

Gift Wrapping Ideas Every year, I like to do something special for my gift wrapping.  This year I thought I would take a different approach with the ribbon. This project is for sewers of all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Supplies: old pattern instructions thread Tools: sewing machine iron and ironing board rotary cutter and self healing mat Instructions: I … [Read more...]

{How To} Happy Earth Week!

Happy Earth Week!! As I am sure many of you have figured out by now, I'm all for being Green!! Join me over on FaveCrafts for a week of crafting, giveaways and more. Today, I am sharing a fun way to dress up a gift with an old children's book.  It is super cute! … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays!! Easy Holiday Gift Tags

Holiday Gift Tags

Easy Holiday Gift Tags Like most, I too get caught behind the eight ball with all "little" things on my to do list and honestly, this year is no exception.  I had wanted to share a few more quick idea posts before the season arrived but.... well let's face it, life happens. So, with most of my "to do" lists crossed off, I am left with the daunting task of wrapping and making everything look … [Read more...]

{How To} Cookie Swap

Green Eggs and Ham -The Sewing Loft

Let's face it, the holidays are hectic! We all want to make each year special. Bake the prettiest cookies, wrap that perfect gift, send out those cards (for me that means "0n time") and decorate the house to the nines! Well, this year I thought I would try something different. You know, focus on the little things.  Normally for the next two weeks, I am stressing over who is coming to the "cookie … [Read more...]

{How To} Reclaimed Gift Wrapping

Easy Gift Wrap -The Sewing Loft

Last week I shared my new advent calendar "how to" and at the bottom I included a few photos of my wrapped gifts. (If you missed the "how to" click here.) Well, I have received a few emails asking for more info on "how to" create the look.  So, that is today's feature. Reclaimed Gift Wrap This is so super easy that I even feel funny about rating it but to be fair, I will. This project … [Read more...]

{How To} Quick Gift Idea

Big OOPPS on my part! I so hit the wrong button somewhere along the way and the post released before I changed the title... Silly me! Oh well, TGIF!! Today, Melissa from Studio MCA Designs shares a holiday gift idea. I love this and think I might need to use it for my hostess gifts this year! "Here is a simple and inexpensive gift idea.  I love to give personalized floursack dishtowels … [Read more...]