Heather Valentine

Heather Headshot Heather ValentineHeather Valentine is the founder and creative mind behind The Sewing Loft.  She is a 4th generation seamstress, former apparel designer, wife and mother.  Her mission is to inspire others to think outside of the box with projects that keep the 3 R’s in mind:  Reduce, Reclaim, And Recraft.  She loves sharing her skills with others and believes that mixing fresh ideas with something old is the perfect recipe to create new exciting fun!

Heather is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York with a degree in design and pattern-making.  Her apparel career includes working for some of the top designers in the industry.  This real world experience has exposed her to many areas of the industry and has impressed the importance of a quality hand- made product.

Heather shares her creative process, ideas and projects on her blog.  She is excited to watch the new direction of her business thrive and grow with many new opportunities rising,  including her most recent accomplishment of contributing editor to Green Child Magazine.

{Visit Heather at her blog!}

Cool2Craft TV appearances:

9 17 12 Heather Lavender Spa Sachet Heather Valentine 9-17-12 “Pampered & Pretty” {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
 6 18 12 Heather Easy Does It Belt Heather Valentine 8-27-12 “Easy Does It” {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
 8 20 12 Heather Felt Book Cover e1343626026185 Heather Valentine 8-20-12 “Back to School” {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
8 6 12 Heather Button Tree e1341783157309 Heather Valentine 8-6-12 “Buttons” {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
 6 18 12 Heather Reverse Applique Heather Valentine  6-18-12 “Red, White & Blue” {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
 5 14 12 Heather Paper Garland Heather Valentine 5-14-12 “Polka Dots” {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
 5 7 12 Heather Lavender Sachet v2 e1335928636772 Heather Valentine 4-30-12 “Mother’s Day” {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
3 12 12 Heather Animal Love Heather Valentine 3-26-12 “Dolls” {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
3 19 12 Heather Covered Wire Hangers Heather Valentine 3-19-12 “Easy as 1-2-3″ {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
3 12 12 Heather Whimsical Lamp Makeover v150 150x150 Heather Valentine 3-12-12 “Girly Girl” – {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}
 Heather Valentine 2-6-12 “Be My Valentine” episode – {video tutorial} or {step-by-step tutorial}