Easy Christmas Ornament | Snowflake

This snowflake is an easy Christmas ornament. Perfect for decorating the tree and presents. By The Sewing Loft

This time of year, I just love finding an easy Christmas ornament to make with the kids.  This snowflake is just that. They are easy to make, very fast and require little fabric.   Snowflake - Easy Christmas Ornament   This project is for sewers all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: 5" x 6" felt 10" of ribbon Tools: sewing machine needle and … [Read more...]

30+ Scrap Fabric Projects

30+ Scrap Basket Busters | The Sewing Loft

By now I think it is pretty clear that I like to use all of my fabric and boy, oh boy do I mean all! I save every little bite of scrap fabric in a basket and when it fills up, I know it is time to get creative. I've turned small scraps into yardage, small fabric bits into birds, mailed fabric postcards and even created a gift card holder from scraps of ribbon. Clearly, I have declared scrap … [Read more...]

sewVery Simple Candy Cane Ornaments

Candy Cane Ornament via thesewingloftblog.com #diy #sewing #holiday

Last week Veronica dropped me a note and told me that the  Quilted Tree Ornaments brought back childhood memories of holiday's past.  Being the sentimental sap that I am, I had to learn more!  Please welcome Veronica from sewVery as our guest designer for the day. I'm Veronica from sewVery, and I'm absolutely thrilled to be visiting with you today. Heather has asked me to stop by and share with … [Read more...]

Baby Lock’s Snappy Holidays: Quilted Trees Tutorial

Baby Lock's Snappy Holidays

Baby Lock's Snappy Holidays!   The holidays are filled with friends, family, laughter and cheer in my house.... but to be fair, we all know that other feeling that rolls into town around the holidays.  You know the one I'm talking about.  That "OMG I need to come up with something and fast!" feeling that leaves you panicked and ready to pull your hair out. Well today, I am super … [Read more...]

Trick or Treat Holders

Watch Hat Ornament -The Sewing Loft

I wanted to do something fun for my daughters class this year.  So, my wheels were spinning.  Then I thought - how about a few sucker holders! This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: felt ribbon trim snaps (or markers, paint) Tulip Spray Glitter Tulip Glitter Aleene's Fabric Fusion Glue stuffing *I used Pellon Perfect Loft Click Halloween … [Read more...]

{How To} Holiday Ornaments- 3D Shapes

3D Trees

Guest Post #4  No Ugly Ornaments Challenge This is my last posting for the No Ugly Ornaments Challenge and I just wanted to say a big Thank You to Erin from My Very Educated Mother for asking me to join in the fun! I have had a blast creating fun pretties for the tree this month! This project is for sewers of all levels. Skill Level- 1  Button Materials: felt 20" … [Read more...]

{How To} Holiday Ornaments- Quilted Trees

Quilted Trees -The Sewing Loft

Guest Post #3  No Ugly Ornaments Challenge Well, the scrap basket is full again and that means it is time to clean house.  So, I thought I would create something for the tree. For anyone who sews this "quilt as you go" technique will be super simple.  And you will have a bunch made in a jiffy! Quilted Trees This project is for sewers of all levels. Skill Level- 1 … [Read more...]

{How To} Holiday Ornaments- Vintage Style

Vintage Christmas Ornaments - The Sewing Loft

Guest Post #2  No Ugly Ornaments Challenge This past weekend my daughter and I went to the Metrolina Expo- which is like a small compressed version of the 127 sale and I LOVED it!! So many good finds to uncover!! (honestly, I could do an entire post on that. We took so many pictures and had a blast!!) Throughout the sea of vendors I kept finding the old vintage ornaments like these. This … [Read more...]

{How To} Holiday Ornaments- Mini Trees

Christmas Ornaments Mini Trees - The Sewing Loft

With Halloween behind us, it is now time to start gearing up for the holidays. I am so flattered that my friend Erin from My Very Educated Mother has asked me to join in on her No Ugly Ornaments Challenge. Each Week on Thursday, during the month of November, I will share a very simple "how to" for creating a fun holiday ornament. Here is my 1st one. This project is for sewers of all … [Read more...]