We thought it was about time we did a review and demo of the Brother Scan n Cut Universal Pen Holder. We haven’t had it for very long but I have to say, I wish we had purchased it sooner. The pen holder allows you to use your own pens when you want to use the […]
This is the easiest of the pinwheel blocks to make. It’s a basic block that can be made quickly and easily by beginners. But it has so much potential for use in your quilts. Here are some examples of just how gorgeous your pinwheel quilt can look.
Adding a boxed corner to a tote bag gives it some stability so that it will stand up on its own and it just gives a nice finishing touch to a bag. In our video we show you how to box a corner. It’s not difficult and it’s well worth getting the hang of. We […]
Just love this Plum Sweet Jelly Roll from Moda. So decided to make a Rail Fence Block Quilt to showcase the gorgeous colours. To make this quilt top you will need one jelly roll. This will give you a twin sized quilt top. We will be adding a couple of borders in contrasting fabric to […]
The Sister’s Choice quilt block is such a lovely and versatile quilt block and its a lot easier to make than it first looks. Take a look at the video to see just how easy it is to put together or you can follow the written instructions below. The Sisters Choice Quilt Block measures: 10½” […]
I am interested in genealogy and have a number of old documents such as wedding and death certificates, plus a number of old photos that are rather fragile. So what I do is scan them and I use my ScanNCut to do this. Now of course I could use a regular scanner but my scanner is […]
Note from Alanda Craft: We received this lovely compliment in an email from Pat, one of our readers. After having the ego stroked, I continued to read and what she has written gave me a real chuckle. It just demonstrates what so many of us go through, being busy women who have to fit in our crafting around […]
We all want a nice neat finish to the start and end of our sewing rows when we are quilting, so in this video we show you a way to neatly tie of threads. Its quick, easy and secure, and you don’t have the double line created by backstitching at the ends of your rows.