National Sewing Month 2014 Giveaway

Help us celebrate National Sewing Month with a crazy giveaway! The Sewing Loft

National Sewing Month 2014 is coming to a close but not before we giveaway an amazing collection of prizes. This collection of goodies have something for every different type of stitcher under the sun. So, whether you're just getting friendly with needle and thread or are an expert embroider, we have you covered. Let's take a quick look at each package. The Start Up Stitcher: This package … [Read more...]

Laughing with Simple Simon

It's National Sewing Month and we are chatting with the girls from Simple Simon and Company.

We have not one but two special guests today. Please give a warm welcome to liZ & Elizabeth from Simple Simon and Company.  These gals are the sweetest of sweet. I crossed paths with them a few years back during breakfast at SNAP and over the years, it has been so much fun getting to know them better. Hi everyone! We are liZ and Elizabeth, two girls who married brothers and ended up with … [Read more...]

Stitching with Evy Hawkins

It's National Sewing Month and we are chatting with Evy Hawkins from A Bit of Stitch.

Even though we had to travel almost 600 miles to met during Baby Lock's Common Threads event this summer, I feel like today's special guest could quickly become my local partner in crime.  Please give a warm welcome to Evy Hawkins from A Bit of Stitch. Evy is a woman of many talents and tends to focus on the finer details. It's these finer details that can turn any basic project into a work … [Read more...]

Fast Tracking with Joi Mahon

It's National Sewing Month and we are chatting with Joi Mahon of Fast Track Fitting.

It's week 4 of our National Sewing Month celebration and today's special guest none other than Joi Mahon. You may recognize Joi from her Fast Track Fitting class on Craftsy but her super cool retro vibe, fun personality and the clothes (ahh, the clothes!).... make her a stand out in our sewing community!  Let's jump right into it! Can you share a few fun facts? Joi: Like many, I started … [Read more...]

National Sewing Month 2014 Giveaway

Help us celebrate National Sewing Month with a crazy giveaway! The Sewing Loft

National Sewing Month 2014 is in full swing and even though we have been chatting up a storm, it's time to kick off the giveaway!   4 lucky winners will take home a stash to be envied.  So, whether you’re a newbie just picking up the craft or a seasoned stitcher tackling monster projects, these prize packages will make a wonderful addition to your sewing stash.   National Sewing … [Read more...]

Catching up with Amy Barickman

It's National Sewing Month and we are chatting with Amy Barickman from Indygo Junction about all things sewing.

I just love that our community let's me combine two of my favorite things; friends and sewing!  Today, Amy Barickman from Indygo Junction is stopping by for a visit during National Sewing Month.  You might remember me chatting about her latest book Dimensional Denim a few weeks ago. Let me start off by giving some background- I first met Amy a few years back at The Creative Connection … [Read more...]

Chatting with Patty Young

It's National Sewing Month and not only are we are chatting with Patty Young from MODKID but we taking a peak inside her studio.

I'm super excited to be chatting with today's special guest Patty Young from MODKID Boutique.  Her work is super playful, completely infused with color and Oh So Graphic. Patty Young grew up in San Jose, Costa Rica, in an environment where she was encouraged to express her creativity freely. Both of her parents dabbled in the arts so it was only natural that she would inherit their creative … [Read more...]

Meet Cindy from Riley Blake Designs

It's National Sewing Month and not only are we are chatting with Cindy from Riley Blake Designs but we are getting an insider view of her sewing room.

National Sewing Month 2014 has brought on some fun and thoughtful conversations about the comeback of sewing and the details of WHY we sew but today, it's time to get into some fun stuff- like fabric.  Please help me give a warm welcome to Cindy Cloward from Riley Blake Designs!! Let me first start with a little back story for anyone not familiar with Riley Blake.  They are a family owned … [Read more...]

The 5 W’s of Sewing | Reasons for sewing

Reasons for Sewing. The Sewing Loft

I can not tell you enough how grateful I am for your comments, personal experiences and general discussion taking place on The Rise of Sewing post. It really drives home one of the reasons why I started this blog... because being connected to like-minded peeps helps me feel at home, like I belong to something bigger, a community! Not to mention that I love it but really, that is only part of the … [Read more...]