What’s your sewing IQ?

It's time to celebrate National Sewing Month on The Sewing Loft

Woo HOO, it's time, National Sewing Month is here!   To kick start the month off, let's test your sewing IQ with this fun little quiz. Play Below-    Stay tuned.... We have SEW many fun things in store for you this month!                   Hello! Are you new to The Sewing Loft? If so, I’m glad you stopped by and hope that something has … [Read more...]

Baby Lock National Serger Month

National Serger Month The Sewing Loft

Spring is almost here and I am in need of a little upbeat change-up in my kitchen! So, it was game on when the folks at Baby Lock asked me to join the fun of National Serger Month.  They asked me to put together a project that was true to my style and reflected my point of view. Since I am starting to explore quilting more and always love cleaning out my scrap basket, this kitchen mat cover up … [Read more...]

Inspired by 2012 National Sewing Month Winners

National Sewing Month 2013

National Sewing Month is a labor of love for me.  Not only are we focusing on a topic I love but we get to chat with some of the top creatives within our industry and I love they way they inspire us. Since this is year two of our National Sewing Month Series, I thought it would be fun to check in with the lucky winners from last year.  Honestly, I want to see what they had been up to and … [Read more...]

Seam Ripper How To | National Sewing Month

Seam Ripper Anatomy from Dritz. Learn about the basics during National Sewing Month on The Sewing Loft

Wow, I can hardly believe that National Sewing Month 2013 is almost over.  Sara from Craft Snob is here today to share one of the most despised tools in everyone's sewing basket... The Seam Ripper!   Whenever I reach for this small tool I know I am in trouble!  Let's check out some seam ripper anatomy before she gets started.   Hi, I'm Sara, creator of WE SEW Crooked, a fun online … [Read more...]

Stack ‘n Store Bobbin Tower | National Sewing Month

Stack N Store Hero

I had the pleasure of chatting with today's guest, Nancy Zieman back at Spring Market and am excited to welcome her back to the blog for National Sewing Month. Stack 'n Store Bobbin Tower by Nancy Zieman A special thank you to Heather for asking me to share the features of one of my favorite sewing tools! Choosing one is difficult. Much like asking which of your kids you like best. But … [Read more...]

The Roller Foot | National Sewing Month

Discover and learn how to use the roller foot during National Sewing Month on The Sewing Loft #NationalSewingMonth #NSM2013

Today's guest is super fun, extremely fashionable and oh so talented!  Please give a warm welcome to Jessica from Me Sew Crazy.  Jess and I crossed paths at the Sewing Summit last year and the rest is history! Hi there, and Happy National Sewing Month!  My name is Jess Abbott the Sewing Rabbit, owner of the Me Sew Crazy Blog and SewSet.com. I was thrilled when Heather asked me to be here … [Read more...]

Yarn Pattern Weights | National Sewing Month

Discover and make pattern weights during National Sewing Month on The Sewing Loft

Sarah from Blue Susan Makes is joining us today for a fun spin on a personal favorite tool in my work room. Hi everyone, My name is Sarah and I blog at Blue Susan Makes where I post about the things I'm sewing and share a tip or two along the way.  I'm happy to be here as part of Heather's celebration of National Sewing Month.  I have been sewing a lot with patterns lately, pattern testing and … [Read more...]

How to Use a Twin Needle | National Sewing Month

Discover a new tool during National Sewing Month on The Sewing Loft

Today's guest is not just sharing one favorite tool but three.  Can you "Spy" them while watching her video on how to use a twin needle? Hello, I'm Deby. I write a sewing blog at So Sew Easy. I'm fairly new to sewing so I am delighted to be able to share some of what I have learned as part of this series. I live on an island where I can't buy any sewing patterns, so I started off downloading … [Read more...]

National Sewing Month 2013 Giveaway Time!

Enter to win 1 of 3 HUGE prize packages in the National Sewing Month 2013 Giveaway. Total Value over $2200 in prizes on The Sewing Loft

National Sewing Month 2013 is almost over and we have learned about some amazing tools.  From the Q-Snap frame to the Kwik Klip, we have been schooled!!  But in all fairness, I still want to give you more to help keep those creative juices moving in the right direction.  So, how about that giveaway? That’s right, with the help of our amazing sponsors, The Sewing Loft is excited to kick off this … [Read more...]