home decor Archives - Totally Stitchin

by Heather

Tips for Easy Outdoor Living

May 2, 2014 in News

Ideas to infuse your style with fabric in your outdoor space. Hello, Hello my first Friday friends! I'm Heather from The Sewing Loft and excited to be back chatting today about all things summer! That's right, the long hot days of summer are right around the corner and I wanted to get those wheels turning towards your outdoor space.  This area is an extension of our living space yet so many of ...

by Tori

Celebrate National Sewing Month!

September 4, 2013 in Projects

Today, we're over at The Sewing Loft sharing a fun project in honor of National Sewing Month. Get to know your walking foot and make some cute wall hangings while you're at it! Click here to head over to The Sewing Loft for the full project tutorial!

by Kelly

Make a Door Draft Stopper

January 3, 2013 in Projects

Keep out ‘old man winter this year by making a functional and attractive draft stopper. This draft stopper is double sided and can be made to fit a window or door. Download Door Drafter Instructions

by Stacey

Bringing Autumn Indoors

October 21, 2011 in Style

The weather here in St. Louis has finally taken a dive south, and a little too close to freezing for my tastes, and while the trees have been so beautiful with their vibrate hues, in the last week they have begun to fade.  I love the colors of autumn and when they begin to fade outdoors, it is time to ...

by Kendra

Home Decor Stitchin

July 23, 2009 in General, Tips & Tricks

Have you tried to used regular sewing thread with heavier home decor fabrics? Many times regular sewing thread will easily break with heavier fabrics -- such as drapery or upholstery fabrics. Your standard thread is too thin and isn't strong enough to stitch through the multiple layers. So, be sure to use a heavier weight Polyester thread when sewing with ...
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