8 Decorative Quilt Storage Container

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Last week, I found myself shopping with my girls at my local Target for the basics... Little did I know that I would be walking out with a cool quilt storage container.   When I walked into the store, shopping for a quilt storage container was not even on my radar but when I rounded the corner and spotted this open weave basket, I was in love. I could not resist. The rustic color … [Read more...]

Creative Ironing Board Ideas for your Work Space

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While any seamstress will tell you that her sewing machine is her closest sewing buddy, many many will agree that a good iron is the best-kept secret to a professional finish. Whether you have a small or large space set aside for ironing, here's a look at some creative ways to set up your iron/ironing board to get the job done. Creative Ironing Board Ideas   Since space is always … [Read more...]

5 Simple Ideas Sewing Room

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This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. When you spend as much time in your sewing room as I do, having a space that is functional is really important. For me this means having organizational tools that make my sewing experience a pleasant one. Here's a list of 5 of my "must have" items for any sewing room. Simple Sewing Room Ideas   1. Tape measure … [Read more...]

11 Nonconventional Sewing Tools

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This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. I think it's pretty safe to say that we often pick up standard sewing tools while fabric shopping at our favorite sewing stores but what about the nonconventional sewing tools? These out of the box tools are inexpensive to pick up and will work magic on your next sewing project.   Nonconventional Sewing … [Read more...]

10 Must Have Sewing Tools For Your Studio

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This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. It's pretty safe to say that our sewing machines are by far the hardest working tool in our workspace but what about the little gadgets? These little guys can improve our sewing experience, shave down our cutting time and ultimately make us look like ROCK STARS! Here are my top 10 must have sewing tools for your … [Read more...]

Sewing Studio Must Haves For You

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A few weeks ago I asked a simple question on The Sewing Loft's Facebook page: What is the one thing you wish you had in YOUR sewing room? The response was amazing. Not only did you come up with a clear-cut list of sewing studio must haves but the add on's were perfect. So, if you're on the market for a sewing studio makeover, this list is a MUST read with tons of great things to … [Read more...]

Big Quilt Block Alternatives | Think Big

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This week Amy Ellis is celebrating her new book Think Big and hosting her second annual Pillow Collective series.  You will find many talented artists on the tour sharing their spin on her designs. You maybe wondering what's the deal with the "Think Big" title since we are talking pillows. Well, that's the beauty of the book. Think Big walks you through the process of thinking beyond the big … [Read more...]

Creative Storage Solutions

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It's officially the new year and reality has hit, it's time to dig in and organize. This task is something that I dread! I seem to collect stuff like mad with the thought process that eventually I will use it.  Does that sound familiar?  Well, if so, just know that you are not alone. This year, I am determined to pair down and find a few creative storage solutions that actually work for me. Not … [Read more...]

Make Mini Scrap Bundles

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Do you ever get bored with your stash? I do! I look at it and sew on it almost everyday so, it's only natural to want something different from time to time. Since I'm terrible at letting go, I like to make sure it has a great home to go to. To help clear out, I like wrap up a few pieces together and create mini bundles. These little minis are perfect for tucking inside a swap, gifting to a new … [Read more...]