Guest post Denim is a great fabric, mainly because it looks very good but also because it's somewhere in-between casual and formal wear, with the ability to be either one when necessary. You can wear it in the summer or in the winter, it fits nicely with a wide variety of clothing combinations, and it's appropriate for both young folk and the more serious adults. When it … [Read more...] about Sewing with Denim: Tips and Tricks for Stress-Free Sewing
Okay, so maybe the world wouldn’t end without cutting mats but it would be close. We’ve gotten so used to using these darned things it would be really difficult to give them up. I’m not sure I would want to go back to using scissors to cut all those itty bitty bits of fabric although I have great respect for you if you do. Yes, we are spoiled these days but I am glad I am … [Read more...] about Why the World Would End Without Cutting Mats
Just recently a limited edition Disney model of the ScanNCut DX was released, and I noticed a number of people on Brother's Facebook page talking about upgrading their current machine to this new version. Because of this, I wanted to get in and talk about whether it is actually worth upgrading and if in fact this is really an upgrade at all. Let's start with the … [Read more...] about Disney ScanNCut SDX230 – Is it Worth it?
Do Charm Squares Have a Secret Life? You bet they do. Just think about it, you see a pack of charm squares and it's just 5" squares of fabric that sort of match together. At this stage it really isn't anything special other than being your favourite color or theme. Now you open the pack and lay it out to reveal all the beauty contained within. You move the squares around in … [Read more...] about The Secret Life of Charm Squares
Note from Alanda Craft: Stephany's Easter Tote Bag is so cute. Don't you just love the bunny rabbits on the fabric? It just fits the Easter theme so well. Your bag looks great Stephany. These little bags make great gifts and they can by used at any time, not just Easter. And thank you for your kind words, Stephany. Our tutorial can be found here. Watch the … [Read more...] about Readers Project – Stephany’s Easter Tote Bag