Block Friday Holiday Special

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After the friends and family leave, most folks will start surfing the internet to find the best Black Friday shopping deals around. To join the fun, The Sewing Loft is hosting a "Block Friday" holiday special. It's no secret that creating fun and playful quilt blocks is my jam and through the years I have designed more than my fair share. I have built up a library of almost 100 different … [Read more...]

Affordable Quilter Gifts | Gift Guide

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It's that time of year when we search for the perfect gift for everyone on our list but let's not forget your favorite sewing & quilting friends. To help out, I put together a fun list of affordable quilter gifts. If you are looking for budget-friendly gift ideas this holiday season, look no further! I've put together a list of affordable quilter gifts that will cover every sewing … [Read more...]

Tree Quilt Block | Heartland Heritage

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It's time to share the last block in the Heartland Heritage quilt along. I know that you have worked so hard stitching each block along the way and think you will love the simplicity of the tree quilt block. The tree quilt block measures 6″ square when finished and uses 3 different fabrics. You will need to make 5 Tree blocks to complete your quilt. Here are a few finished blocks to help … [Read more...]

Sewing Machine Quilt Block | Heartland Heritage

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I'm beyond excited to share the next block from Heartland Heritage with you today. This sewing machine quilt block is all about the cutting. Let's take a look and see how it turned out. This block measures 12″ square when finished and uses 4 different fabrics. You will need to make 4 blocks to complete your quilt. Sewing Machine Quilt Block To keep my sewing machine blocks bright … [Read more...]

How to Make a Halloween Applique

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There is nothing better than decorating the house with some spooky decor and thanks to my BOO-ti-ful Life Halloween applique, you can do it in a flash. The BOO-ti-ful Life design features a raw edge applique, fabric scraps, and a little bit of embroidery. Luckily, my Baby Lock Altair handles all of these steps with accuracy. I just love the little ghost design. Now before you get all … [Read more...]

Tulip Quilt Block | Heartland Heritage

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It's that time of the month when I share the next block from Heartland Heritage. This month is all about the tulip quilt block. This block is perfect for stretching your quilting skills. This block measures 9″ square when finished and uses 4 different fabrics. You will need to make 5 Tulip blocks to complete your quilt. Here are a few finished blocks to help inspire your fabric … [Read more...]

Spotlight Quilt Block | Heartland Heritage

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It's time to show off the next block, Spotlight from Heartland Heritage. This quilt block is perfect for adding a splash of color to your world! Since now we are all experts at the HST's game, this block is gonna be a breeze! This simple block is perfect for practicing points. For anyone just starting out, these can be tricky. To give you some color inspiration, here are a few … [Read more...]

It’s Time to SWAP | Project Bag

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It's time for our final SWAP of 2021 and since the calendar is inching closer to December, it will be a quick one. Let's dive in and see what the Project Bag SWAP is all about. After a quick poll in my private Facebook group for scrap lovers like you and me, fabric baskets, project bags, and organization anything were the top contenders. To keep things smooth and shipping in check, we are … [Read more...]

Puppy Love Quilt Block | Heartland Heritage

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Hurray, it's time for the next block in the Heartland Heritage virtual quilt along. This week is all about the Puppy Love quilt block. Now, if only you could spend a day with me in the studio you would see how much I adore my pups! This block measures 9″ square when finished and uses 5 different fabrics. You will need to make 5 blocks to complete your quilt. Puppy Love Quilt … [Read more...]