100+ Fat Quarter Projects

100 plus fat quarter projects. All patterns are free with step by step instructions. The Sewing Loft #sewing #fatquarter

Have you ever walked into a quilt shop and thought wow, I'll take one of everything?  Well, with the help of the fat quarter, you can!  This little gem of a fabric cut is the most economical way to shop but then what?  Here is a list of AH-MAZ-ING fat quarter projects to keep your needle moving!     Since some of you are taking part in the Sew My Stash sew along challenge and … [Read more...]

Free Valentine’s Day Printables & Owl Mug Rug

Owl Mug Rug Pattern includes Free Valentines Printables on The Sewing Loft

Did you know that The Sewing Loft offers a variety of PDF sewing patterns? Visit The Sewing Loft pattern shop today and download one for instant sewing gratification! Today we’ve got a recommendation for a quick and easy DIY Valentine’s Day gift that’s sure to please. This handmade gift is perfect for your children, their teachers, your friends and family members alike. You can whip up this … [Read more...]

Holiday Mug Rug | Fussy Cut

Holiday Mug Rug by The Sewing Loft

Today, you can find me hanging over at So Sew Easy sharing a fun and easy holiday mug rug that is just in time for Christmas. The tips and techniques in this mini rug are perfect for any style of sewing.  Plus, you can use the Fussy Cut Template! Holiday Mug Rug   Be sure to hop on over and check it out. Not only is it a great way to use up leftover holiday fabric bits from last year … [Read more...]

English Paper Piecing & Hexies

Learn about English Paper Piecing and Hexie How to on The Sewing Loft

Are you looking for something to do with your smaller bite sizes pieces of scrap fabrics?  Well, let's talk about English Paper Piecing- aka EPP. English Paper Piecing   English Paper Piecing is a hand stitching technique deeply rooted in the history of sewing.  The technique uses paper templates to stabilize fabric and ensure accuracy when piecing complex angles together.  The … [Read more...]

When Life Gives You Scraps: Meme

Monthly Meme with TJ from Studio Mailbox on The Sewing Loft

Hello friends! It's your buddy TJ from Studio Mailbox back for your blast of monthly sewing humor. Except this time my meme isn't funny.  *Cue the Kenny G music.* Dudes, I've been crazy sick so this quote is speaking to me right now.  I have always loved this saying and I wish somebody knew who said it. Who is "unknown" anyway?  Imagine how well-known they'd be if we only knew.  What. A. … [Read more...]

Washi Tape in the workroom | NSM

Discover a different way to use washi tape while sewing during National Sewing Month on The Sewing Loft

I'll bet when you think of sewing the word "tape" never crosses your mind.  Sure, you can use double stick tape to slap up a hem in a pinch but washi tape in the work room- this I have to see! Today's special guest is an uber talented designer and published author.  Her pincushion cups caught my eye and I just love her ceramic beads.  (I can not wait to create something fun with the ones I … [Read more...]

Save Thumbs with Kwik Klip | NSM

Kwik Klip Tool on National Sewing Month | The Sewing Loft

Cheryl from Nap Time Quilter is here today sharing one of her favorite tools in the workroom.  I am kinda giggling, this is another one those tools that was never on my radar, the Kwik Klip. I'm going to chalk up my lack of knowledge on this quilter's tool to my apparel background and call it a day.  Love learning new things! Cheryl and I crossed paths earlier this year at spring market in … [Read more...]