April 6, 2015 in Projects
Bunting adds so much festivity and color to a party, and this easy bunting tutorial is the perfect project for any get together!
It's really awesome when you can make your own out of fabric because it can be used over and over again (passed around to family and friends for their parties, too)! You can also customize the length and size ...
December 29, 2014 in News, Tips & Tricks
Hello hello! We're going to talk Cover Hem stitching today with the Baby Lock Ovation Serger (and you can follow this tutorial with the Baby Lock Evolution, as well)! It is super convenient to have the cover stitch available on your serger! I am going to show you how to set your machine up for the Cover/Chain stitch. It takes a little ...
May 20, 2014 in Tips & Tricks
All my daughter wants to wear these days are dresses...she's 3 and very opinionated! :) We went through her closet and tried on the dresses for fit because, you know, they grow so crazy fast. Some of the dresses from last year still fit, some too small, and some fit but were just too short. So, instead of buying new ...
April 4, 2014 in Tips & Tricks
Hello Totally Stitchin' fans,
It's Heather here from The Sewing Loft and I'm super excited to be spending some time with you! Over the next few months, I'll be sharing fun sewing tips, tricks and even exciting finds from all around the sewing world.
Since April is National Serger Month I thought it would be fun to share a few of my favorite tips. These tips ...
December 30, 2013 in General, News
With 2013 coming to a close, I was thinking about the new year and what projects are in store for 2014! I As I was imagining new projects, I guess you could say I was reminiscing (which was a really hard word to spell...thank you Spell Check for your help) through the projects I posted from 2013. What a journey ...
January 21, 2013 in Projects
Here is another cute variation of the Diaper Changing Table Mattress Cover!
Cut a soft fabric at 14" x 29" (I used minky) and another fabric 27" x 29" (I used woven cotton...remember to preshrink before cutting if you are using a fabric that will shrink or make it big)! Also, remember your changing table mattress may be different, so, measure ...
January 20, 2013 in Projects
This skirt is so easy to make and perfect for a holiday!
Baby Lock Serger and/or Sewing Machine
1/3 yd. - 1/2 yd. holiday (or cute) fabric
1/3 yd. - 1/2 yd. lining fabric
About 36" to 44" of lace or eyelet lace
3/4" elastic (about as much as your child's waist measurement)
First, you'll want to measure around your baby's hips, just below the belly. ...
January 26, 2012 in Projects
Keep the manufactured edge of your jeans with this hem! You can hardly tell they've been hemmed! This works best with jeans that have smaller manufactured hems, but, can be done with larger hems, you may just have to figure the math differently. In this case, the hem is 5/8". You also may not be able to implement this hem ...