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...]

Easy Felt Heart Pins

  Felt Heart Pins   Today, you will find me sharing a these easy heart felt pins over on Sew Mama Sew.  For me the details make these little guys sing.  These simple heart pins are super easy to make and I even share a quick no sew method. Here are a few more I made for the girls to take to school for Valentine's Day. The tiny white one with black arrow is my favorite! … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Appliqué Tea Towel

Valentine's Day Appliqué   This project is for stitchers of all levels.  Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: Tea Towel fabric scraps double-sided fusible ribbon or lace trim Tools: sewing machine iron Valentine's Day Applique Template  Basic Instructions: To achieve the clean finished double layer of lace trim, I cut lace 1" longer than the width of my towel. … [Read more...]

{KISS How To} Animal Love

Keepin' It Super Simple! Since today is the last day of the KISS series, I thought I would end with a happy accident. A piece of trim made it into the wash by mistake but what came out was really inspiring! This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: ric rac trim fabric scraps (I reclaimed an old cord skirt & a piece of tee shirt from the … [Read more...]

{KISS How To} Simple Friendship Bracelet

Keepin' It Super Simple! Today's post is all about friendship.  A simple act of kindness, a bond between two people. Last year, I had the pleasure of connecting with TJ from Studio Mailbox and am honored to call her my friend!   I just loved her point of view, outlook on art and her outgoing personality. Today, TJ shares an easy "how to" for a friendship bracelet. This project is for all … [Read more...]

{KISS How To} Flirty Fabric Bracelet

Keepin' It Super Simple! This is a great way to use up some left over fabric and create something fun and flirty! This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: 2 different types of fabric vintage buttons or pins To be fair- this "how to" is nothing new.   Many of us used to wear these bracelets during the summer months.  (think late 80's!) Basic … [Read more...]

{KISS How To} Sewing Weights

Sewing weights are an easy way to make quick work of pattern cutting.  This easy pattern is a great way to clean out your scrap basket. Keepin' It Super Simple! Put those pins away and try these sewing weights when making your next project! This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Materials: fabric black eyed peas metal washers (yes, go raid the hardware … [Read more...]