Basket Of Goodies Giveaway

Basket of Goodies Giveaway on The Sewing Loft

It's no secret that I belong to another sewing circle of crazy stitchers from all over the web but for those of you who may not know it is called The Daily Sew. We share fun sewing finds, inspiration, patterns and funnies each and everyday on Facebook. Well, today, I am teaming up with 20 of these crazy gals to bring you a 24 hour whirlwind of giveaways. That's right, each hour on the hour … [Read more...]

Indygo Junction Dimensional Denim

Take a look at Indygo Junction's new book Dimensional Denim. It shares creative ideas for fabric manipulation techniques and easy projects for home and fashion.

I'm excited to share the news about Amy Barickman's new book Dimensional Denim.  The book shares creative ideas for fabric manipulation techniques and easy projects for home and fashion. I mean come on - just look at those images!  You know this book is gonna be good.  Here are a few of my favorite projects. Personally, I have always been inspired by the simplicity of solids.  Something about the … [Read more...]

Fun-Size Quilts Book & Giveaway

Fun-Size Quilts by Martingale

I am excited to see one of my designs released in the new book Fun-Size Quilts, published by Martingale. I should start off by sharing that projects like this take forever! I actually designed and created this pattern over 1 year ago.  The design process was pretty scary for me since as you all know, I am not a seasoned quilter.  I mean sure, I have created quilts for others and love to sew … [Read more...]

Quilt Box Organization & Giveaway

Keep projects organized with these simple tips and this quilt box giveaway. The Sewing Loft

Things have been crazy here and this quilt box collection is just what I needed!  Sometimes you have to stop and organize. Today's work in progress is something that I struggle with.  That's right, the task of organizing my space always puts me in a tail spin.  Chewie gets to see my space in all its creative glory (umm, I mean mess!) on the average day but today, I am excited and somewhat … [Read more...]

Leather Giveaway & Needle Size

Leather can be an amazing fabric to work with. It comes in so many different colors and can be embossed for a beautiful texture but it is important to use the correct needle size in your machine. The Sewing Loft

Are you afraid to sew on leather?  Don't be.  One of the most important things you need to remember is size matters.  Needle size that is!  Whether you are stitching heavy weight fabrics or specialty fabrics, needle size is important. Needle Size   There are so many different needles on the market today and since I have a leather project up my sleeve, I am going to focus on heavy … [Read more...]

Sew My Stash Challenge Winners

Sew My Stash Challenge Button

Last month we kicked off the Sew My Stash Challenge.  This was the 1st official challenge on The Sewing Loft and I am very excited to share what you made.  The entries were so incredible and made judging difficult.  Actually, I am grateful that I had help!  Jennifer, Caroline & Kim all pitched in to lend a hand.     Projects were judged on: Creativity Skill … [Read more...]

Sew My Stash Deadline

Sew My Stash Challenge Button

Have you been working on the Sew My Stash Challenge? There are so many fun photos being loaded into our flickr group.  Make sure to get yours loaded tonight.  That photo is your entry. Sew My Stash Deadline   That's right, it's photo time!  Today is the day to get your photos locked and loaded into the flickr group for the Sew My Stash Challenge. So, grab your camera, snap a few … [Read more...]

A Modern Thread- Pinterest

A Modern Thread Pinterest Board

I don't usually post on Sundays, but I have some exciting news to share with you guys. I have joined forces with nineteen sewing bloggers to create a fantastic new group pinterest board called A Modern Thread. We'll all be pinning our best sewing projects and tutorials, so you can finds tons of fantastic sewing inspiration all in one place. We'd love for you to check out the board, and we're … [Read more...]

Sew My Stash Sew Along

Gather your supplies for the Sew My Stash sew a long with The Sewing Loft

Last week I announced the Sew My Stash Challenge and was totally blown away by your response. I had no idea that the challenge kits would sell out so quickly and understand that many of you would still love to join the party. So, I'm going to create a sub category within the challenge for those of you that want to stitch along.   Want to join the Sew My Stash Sew Along?  Great, … [Read more...]