Heart Cookies – Sweet Nothings

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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 … [Read more...]

Free Motion Valentine

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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

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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...]

Quilted Mini Valentine Tote

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We are in luck today!!  Molly from Craft Idea’s Weekly is back again and sharing this super cute quilted mini Valentine's tote bag.   Quilted Mini Valentine Tote    This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button This pattern will help you create a simple little mini tote with a pretty quilted top. This can be sewn by hand or with a … [Read more...]

{How To} Letter Box

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]