Easy Valentine’s Day Projects

Valentine's Day is just a few short weeks away and I know that I need to get things started to make sure my peeps feel the love.  To get your creative juices flowing, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at all the past projects shared on The Sewing Loft.  Maybe one of them will be perfect for someone on your list.   Easy Valentine's Day … [Read more...]

Playful Designs Coloring Book Review

Let me ask you a question.... Have you colored lately?  Coloring was one of my favorite things to do as a child. I can remember taking great pride in my coloring skills and outlining each section with a darker crayon.  Well, fast forward too many years to count and I still enjoy a good color session. Especially when my girls are involved! So, this weekend we kicked backed and got our craft … [Read more...]

Kids Design – Lady A Style

Do you ever let your kids design?  Well, today I am kicking it over Me Sew Crazy doing just that! That's right, when Jess asked me to join in the fun of her K.I.D.S. series I was all in!  You see, artwork is kind of a big deal in my house.  I mean, I have a full gallery style wall dedicated to their artwork and I am happy to find any excuse for us to create together.  It just normally … [Read more...]

Fabric Post Cards at Skip to my Lou Craft Camp

Sometimes finding fun crafts for the kids during the summer can be challenging.  But have no fear, Craft Camp at Skip to my Lou has you covered! Today, you will find me there.  Sharing instructions for these fabric postcards.  They are perfect for clearing out the scrap basket! . Wishing you a fun-filled and creative summer! For more fun with scraps, be sure to check out these cute Birdie … [Read more...]

{How To} Summer Girlie Garnish

Spring flowers are starting to bloom and I am in the mood to make some "girlie garnish"! (aka Ponytail Holders) So, today's craft is sweet and simple. This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: hair elastic felt pom pom Tools: basic sewing supplies glue Basic Instructions: Cut your felt into a circle with a 2 1/4" circumference. … [Read more...]

{How To} Flower Clips: Easy Craft

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} Finger Fun- Puppet Style

The amount of paper that comes from school on a daily basis is over the top! And for some reason, always in a variety of colors. So, today I thought it would be fun to get creative with some of it and make finger puppets. Easy Finger Puppets This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: Paper Scraps of Felt Googly Eyes Small pom pom (or cotton … [Read more...]