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Choosing a Sewing Machine Needle

November 24, 2014 in News

Sewing Machine Needle Selector For some of us newer sewists, it can feel like a never ending battle trying to choose the correct sewing machine needle for a project. Well, the sewing gods must have known we needed a little extra help in this area. Lay your eyes on this beautifully comprehensive infographic from Sewing Parts Online! Click on the image above for even more sewing ...
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Nancy Zieman’s Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge

November 21, 2014 in News

Nancy Zieman Stocking Sewing Challenge You’re invited to participate in Nancy Zieman's Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge. Use one of the free sewing patterns below and sew a Christmas stocking for yourself, a family member, or as a gift. Then, enter the Christmas Stocking Sewing Challenge. It’s easy! Challenge Details: Select your pattern from one of the free stocking projects available on Pellon’s website or Baby Lock’s website. Search "stocking," and you'll ...
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Designer Joi’s Create the Perfect Fit

October 10, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Designer Joi's Create the Perfect Fit We are 'sew' excited to participate in another fun blog hop! Today, I'd like to tell you all about an amazing new book by Joi Mahon called, Create the Perfect Fit: Measuring and Pattern Fitting for Real Sewing Solutions. If you've ever met Joi or taken one of her classes, you know how passionate she is about garment sewing, and with this ...

Sew over Anxiety

September 10, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Sew Over Anxiety As I talk to my friends, it turns out many of us have something awful in common from time to time...anxiety! Stupid ol' anxiety...it takes on different characteristics from person to person and how it affects each of us physically, mentally, and emotionally. It has the ability to interfere with our day to day, how we think, how we feel ...
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Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour

September 8, 2014 in News

Quick_Column_Quilts_Book_Cover.jpg We are 'sew' excited to participate in Nancy Zieman's Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour today! This tour celebrates Nancy's new book, Quick Column Quilts, and today, I'm sharing my favorite quilt project from the book, as well as my creative vision for making it one day! About the Book Included in Quick Column Quilts are 12 bold and beautiful designs for making ...
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Let’s celebrate- National Sewing Month

September 5, 2014 in News

It's time to celebrate National Sewing Month on The Sewing Loft Woo HOO!! I'm super excited to be here today and chat about National Sewing Month. I mean come on we all LOVE to sew right! Let me start out by sharing a few fun facts about National Sewing Month. Did you know that.... In 1982 National Sewing Month was signed into existence by President Ronald Reagan? That's right, you can find it under ...
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Meet Ross Sveback

July 21, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Meet Ross Sveback How many times have you cursed at your ironing board or angrily pulled weeds from your garden? Do meatloaf Mondays and taco Tuesdays have you down in the dumps? If this sounds like your life, then you need a little Ross Sveback TLC. Ross is the newest member of the Baby Lock and Totally Stitchin’ communities. He will be sewing, ...
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New Pattern Alert!

July 15, 2014 in News

PatternAnthology_logo You can never have enough sewing patterns, right!? Here are a few new ones you may want to add to your stash: Claire Pajamas from the Cottage Mama This PDF pattern features several customization options, as well as sizing from 6 months to 10 years and matching 18" doll pattern. Available through instant download, the Claire Pajamas pattern includes detailed instructions with ...
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SNAP Conference Recap + GIVEAWAY

May 6, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': SNAP Conference Recap & Giveaway We got back from SNAP Conference just over a week ago, and I think I can speak for everyone when I say that we're just now getting back into the swing of things! Here are a few highlights: Baby Lock Sponsored the Sewing Room This year was the first year that this conference had hands-on sewing classes, and we were so honored that ...
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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 ...