Back to School Easy Bookmark DIY

Easy Bookmark DIY. Perfect for Back To School or any time of year. The Sewing Loft

To help encourage my girls to read, I am sending them back to school with new bookmarks.  These bookmarks are super easy to make and take less than 15 minutes to put together.  Easy Bookmark DIY This project is for sewers all levels, especially children! Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: felt and scraps 6" piece of ribbon Along with your basic sewing supplies you will need a … [Read more...]

Book Bag: Smart like a Fox Pattern

Keep your child excited about reading with this easy to make Smart like a Fox Book bag. How to includes a free fox template. The Sewing Loft

Encourage your child to read with this easy to make Smart like a Fox book bag.  The fox applique can be sewn on by machine or ironed on for an easy no sew option in just minutes.  Smart like a Fox Pattern  This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Supplies: Fabric Plain tote bag or surface of your choice Paper backed fusible Embroidery floss Fox … [Read more...]

Pan Handle Holders- Kitchen Stitches

Pan Handle Holders

Since Kitchen Stitches officially hit the stores last week, a few of the designers from the book thought it would be fun to mix things up.  We each decided to tackle another designers project in the book.  This was an easy one for me since a few weeks ago my daughter grabbed the hot pan handle. OUCH! Insert Kim's pan handle holders to the rescue! Pan Handle Holders   Since Valentine's … [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...]

Eyeglass Case | Sunglass Case

Simple Eyeglass Case Pattern on The Sewing Loft #sewing #freepattern

Today, I am combining two home runs in my book - sewing from my stash and making a handmade gift!  Inspired by my new Peepers Reading Glasses, this Eyeglass Case pattern is made from medium size fabric scraps and is the perfect holiday gift for a few “hard to buy for” peeps on my list. Eyeglass Case    This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Supplies: (2) 10 1/2" … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Fabric Postcards made from scraps

Easy fabric postcards on The Sewing Loft

Did you see my guest post on Skip to my Lou last summer? No? Well, I shared how to make these easy fabric postcards from your scraps. You know me, I'm always on the hunt, looking for new ways to clean out that scrap basket. Fabric Postcards   My girls love to exchange snail mail with friends and family! And truth be told, I’m not sure which they are more excited about- the card or … [Read more...]

Fabric Flowers- Always in Bloom

Fabric Flowers from Tee Shirts | The Sewing Loft

April showers bring May flowers but these fabric flowers will forever be in bloom! Fabric Flowers   This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: Outgrown clothing spray starch twigs/branches Tools: hot glue gun sewing machine or needle & thread Basic Instructions: To create your flower, cut clothing into 14" strips long x 4" wide; … [Read more...]