It’s time for a look at the latest sewing trends with Rachael from imagine gnats. Rachael shows us some great sewing spaces in today’s post and you’ll have to check out her new set up too! It looks like a great start to some fun crafting and sewing in the new year. You can find more from Rachael in her shop, and on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

What about you? Do you have a new sewing space? Are you eager to start the year out with economy blocks or a new softie? Let us know what you’re sewing in the comments!…


Dolls, Toys + all things Plush:
If you have a little one in your life that needs a new playtoy, these sewing project ideas have you covered.

Clockwise (starting at top left): Elephant Soft Toys by Bright and Illustrious, Super Soft Snow Bunny by wild olive, Pyjama Eating Monster by things for boys, Freyja Fairy Dress by The Crafty Kitty for Birch Fabrics, Sophia the Bunny by While She Naps, Stuffed Fox Pattern by Stitched by Crystal, Felt Campfire by Buzzmills.

Sewing Spaces:
For many, the new year means making goals, planning new projects and organizing that sewing space. From tips to inspiration, it’s fun to sneak a peek inside your favorite bloggers’ workspaces.

Clockwise (starting at top left): Ikea Serger Table by Grainline Studio, New Year, New Sewing Space by Sewaholic, Sewing Room Organization with Free Printables by see kate sew, 2014 Crafty Goals by In Color Order.

Economy Block-Along:
Another Instagram quilt-along sensation, these economy blocks are quick, fun and everywhere!

Clockwise (starting at top left): Little Placemats by Clover & Violet, The Farm Pillow by Mama Love Quilts, economy blocks in progress by s.o.t.a.k. handmade, Grace and Favour and Stitchified.

Nightgowns:
What better to keep little girls warm and cozy on these winter days than vintage-inspired nightgowns? These versions have all of the ruffled flair of the olden days with modern touches of comfort.

Clockwise (starting at top left): Jersey Ottobre Nightgown by Kadiddlehopper, Vintage Butterick Nightgowns by Stitched Together, Classic Flannel Nightgown by Inder Loves Folk Art.