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...]

{How To} Flower Clips: Easy Craft

Easy Flower Clips | The Sewing Loft

Today's craft is a quicky!  I had some scraps of polar fleece around the studio that needed to find a new home. So, with spring flowers starting to emerge, I had an idea! Flower Clips   This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: fleece, felt, felted sweater (any would work) button needle & thread mini cloths … [Read more...]

{How To} Scrappy Shamrock – St. Patty’s Style

Shamrock Scrap Buster The Sewing Loft

That pesky scrap basket is full again and I am noticing a fair amount of green in the mix. Something is telling me that a holiday craft is in order. This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: green fabric scraps felt button poly fil candy bar paper Be sure  to start with pressed scraps.  To be honest, I thought I was going to make these perfect … [Read more...]