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Fussy Cut | The Sewing Loft
Signing your sewing projects has never been easier with these printable sewing labels. They are easy to make and print on your home printer.
Hexagons are a popular quilting shape from yesteryear that is perfectly sized for fussy cutting and english paper piecing.

Vintage Home Sewing Book Tour

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When my friend Bev from Flamingo Toes reached out to tell me about her new book, Vintage Home Sewing, I was beyond excited and could not wait to take a peak. If your not familiar with her work, you are missing out. She shares some of the most amazing projects on her website and it's just my style. Bev mixes fabric scraps with vintage bits and uses stitches to help tell the story. … [Read more...]

Mitten Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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It's officially time to kick start the Blocks 2 Quilt series and could not be more excited to share the very first block. So let's skip the small talk and just dive in. No matter where you live in the states, January tends to be cloudy with a chance of mitten weather! So to embrace the season, I thought it might be fun to share a mitten quilt block. Mitten Quilt Block … [Read more...]

SEW-Lu-Tions for 2019! | Make it work

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Hello 2019!!! Every year people talk about resolutions for the year ahead but this year I'm looking at things differently. I don't want to force myself to "resolve" or even vow to make something happen instead, I want to dig deeper, focus and understand the real issue. That means 2019 is all about finding solutions for me. From work/life balance to massive sewing projects.... I'm keeping … [Read more...]

Blocks 2 Quilt | Sew Along Series

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You might have noticed but over the last few years I have gotten pretty comfortable with quilting. From my calendar quilt with Inspiring Stitches to my standard block of the month patterns, I've been stretching my wings. Now it's time to take my skills to the next level. To make that happen, I've designed a new program called Blocks 2 Quilt. Starting in January, I will release a new quilt … [Read more...]

Angel Quilt Block Pattern | Pieced Patchwork

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The holidays are here and it's time to spend time with family and friends.  To help celebrate the special moments, I designed this Angel Quilt Block.  I know that timing is always tight this time of year but once cut, the angel quilt block is a quick sew making it the perfect pattern for celebrating the holidays in style. The block can add it to so many different types of … [Read more...]

Heartland Heritage Bonus Layout

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All year long we've been stitching our Heartland Heritage blocks and last week I shared my final block, the simple tree. The tree block and bonus layout were just the right amount of sewing for me to squeeze into the busy holiday schedule.  Now that my blocks are complete it's time to share a new layout. This Heartland Heritage bonus layout uses one of each block and is a quick … [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. Since this month is always a busy time of year, the tree quilt block is a simple sew that stitches in a flash.  Tree Quilt Block Heartland Heritage Pattern *Find the full supply list here.  **See the Tulip Block from last month here.  On top of the background fabric, you will need 2 … [Read more...]

Save The Bees Quilt Top Finish

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It's hard to wrap my head around the arrival of December this year. Between the holidays and family birthdays this month is always beyond busy in my world. That's why a simple finish like my Save the Bees quilt top just makes me happy! There is just something wonderful about taking a stack of blocks and stitching them together. I mean, each one has a ton of personality and can stand on it's own … [Read more...]

Yo Yo Wreath Wall Hanging | Video Class

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I'm ready to deck the halls with holiday cheer this season and have the perfect project for you! The Yo Yo Wreath wall hanging. Not only will it use up your fabric scraps but it highlights a classic shape in the sewing world. For anyone new to Yo Yo making, don't worry, I'll walk you through it. I'll show you step by step how to create yo-yo's in all different sizes. Then once you have … [Read more...]