Heart Cookies – Sweet Nothings

Sweet treats are my downfall and cookies are my favorite. So, with Valentine's Day is right around the corner, I thought these zero calorie heart cookies would be perfect for the little ones. I know, totally selfish but I really don't need the temptation of cookies on my counter. Heart Cookies This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button   Supplies: colored felt matching … [Read more...]

Free Motion Valentine

Hello dear readers!  It's TJ from Studio Mailbox tuning in for a First Fridays post.  For those of you new to this, I tune in on the first Friday of each month to bring you some sewing inspiration laced with a little humor.  (Or at least I try)! Valentines Day is a big event at our house.  Not only do I get to assist my grade school son with treats for his party but on top of everything it's my … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine’s Day Projects

Valentine's Day is just a few short weeks away and I know that I need to get things started to make sure my peeps feel the love.  To get your creative juices flowing, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at all the past projects shared on The Sewing Loft.  Maybe one of them will be perfect for someone on your list.   Easy Valentine's Day … [Read more...]

{How To} Letter Box

So, today is the big day!! And since today is all about the kids, I thought I would share a fun craft that my kids made all by themselves.. Mailbox- Letter Box This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: empty Kleenex hand towel box colored paper stickers double stick tape or glue stick scissors or paper cutter Basic Instructions: Remove all … [Read more...]

{How To} Love Letters

Valentine's Day is one of the sweetest holiday's around and today, I am sharing how to make candy filled love letters. My girls love to pass out special treats to friends on Valentine's Day and to be fair, I think that it's expected since Valentine is their last name.  (I mean... come on people!) Love Letters This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 … [Read more...]

{How To} Green Child Magazine Winter 2012

On Monday I gave you a sneak peek of my Reclaimed Love Letters in the Door Hanger How To. But today it's official, the Winter 2012 issue of Green Child Magazine is out and I could not be more excited. These letters are made from a shopping bag, fusible and scrap fabric. To get detailed instructions and more photos click here to be directed to the latest edition of Green Child Magazine.  While … [Read more...]

{KISS How To} Small Packages

Keepin' It Super Simple! Like the saying goes- Good things come in small packages!  And I could not agree more!! This project is for sewers all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button   Materials: Craft Paper Candies Tools: Sewing Machine Basic Instructions: Cut 1 piece of paper into a rectangle.  I made two different sizes.  3.5" x 6" and 4" x 3". Gently … [Read more...]

{KISS How To} Valentine’s Day Card

Keepin' It Super Simple! So, last week when I made these super cute bookmarks and stitched off a few extra "bee mine" patches.  They were just so stinkin' cute I had to find another way to use them. Valentine's Day Card This project is for sewers all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: blank cards felt ribbon clear drying glue Basic Instructions: To … [Read more...]

{KISS How To} Personalized Bookmark

Keepin' It Super Simple! Let's face it, with a last name like Valentine - It's a big holiday in my house!  So, I am starting my projects and thought that I would share a super simple one that will help eat up a few scraps. Be Mine Bookmark This project is for sewers all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: fabric scraps Mod Podge felt ribbon Basic … [Read more...]