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2022 Pincushion SWAP

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With tons of amazing pictures being shared from our last SWAP, many of you are reaching out with excitement for the next one. Well, I'm happy to share, that wait is over and today is the day! I’m officially kicking off the 2022 Pincushion SWAP. Pincushions happen to be one of my favorite things to collect and exchange with new friends. Not only are they easy to make but they come in all … [Read more...]

Creative Quilter’s Fabric Club Box Reveal

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Have you heard the news? Fun fabrics can be delivered straight to your mailbox! For my friends looking to update their fabric stash but not break the bank, this is for you. Each month Annie's Kit Club will put together an amazing bundle of coordinating fabrics and a fun project for you to make. Each month the team puts together a collection of fabrics and a fun project to inspire you … [Read more...]

Poppy Seeds Quilt | Creative Chops Series

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It's time to chat about the next quilt in the Creative Chops series, the Poppy Seed quilt. This quilt is all about turning those scraps into something wonderful. As mentioned in the Creative Chops article, the series will run in rainbow order and orange is next on the list. That means, grab your amber, peach, pumpkin, tangerine, salmon, and rust-colored prints because we are about to … [Read more...]

Pre Cut Friendly Pattern Bundle

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I love to pick up pre-cut fabric bundles at the store but I've noticed through the years that I tend not to actually use them. Something about that pretty stack of fabric that makes me want to wait for just the right pattern. Well, my friends, today is that day! I'm partnering with 9 other amazing designers to bring you the Pre Cut Friendly Pattern Bundle. This amazing bundle contains 10 … [Read more...]

Flower Mini Quilt Inspiration

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I've just announced the latest swap and am here to get you inspired to stitch up a storm. Mini quilts are one of my favorite things to swap, and the floral theme has my creative juices flowing. Whether you are in the dead of winter, the heat of summer, or somewhere in between, flowers are always appropriate. And, I promise these won't require a green thumb or checking the water level in the vase! … [Read more...]

Floral Theme Mini Quilt SWAP | 2022 Edition

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It's so much fun to exchange something fun with a friend and that's why I love hosting sewing swaps! It's the perfect way to meet someone who shares your passion, understands that creativity can be messy, and knows just how hard it can be to toss that small scrap of fabric! Just one look at my sewing wall and you can see that mini quilts are one of my favorite things to exchange with … [Read more...]

Leader Board Quilt | Creative Chops Series

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I am thrilled to kick off the Creative Chops series with my Leader Board quilt pattern. As mentioned in the Creative Chops article, the series will run in rainbow order and red is first on the list. That means, grab your pinks, blush-colored prints, reds, burgundy, and wines because we are about to slice and dice them to create something fun! Leader Board Quilt Details Made … [Read more...]

Creative Chops | Scrap Busting Patterns

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I know things have been kinda quiet around here but that's all about to change! Allow me to introduce my new series, Creative Chops to The Sewing Loft. Creative Chops is all about chopping up our colorful fabric scrap bits and turning them into a new quilt. Now, to those sewists that are not quilters at heart, this might sound completely silly. You are most likely thinking why on earth … [Read more...]

Fabric Scrap Bag | It’s time to SWAP

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We are kicking off the new year with our first SWAP, the assorted scrap bag! SWAP's are one of my favorite things to do with a new friend and when I kicked off my first one in 2016, I had no idea how popular they would become. Each year we exchange more handmade goodness than the year before and my swaps span many countries. I just love that I can bring folks together from all over the map. … [Read more...]