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
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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?
Note from Alanda Craft: Like the majority of us quilters, Melissa found herself with a stash of fabric on hand. So she decided to make some lovely projects for gifts and for Halloween. You can use your stash to make placemats, mug rugs, table runners and mini quilts, in fact there are lots of great projects for using all those little bits and pieces of fabric that we can't … [Read more...] about Readers Project: My Stash Projects by Melissa
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. Just fits the Easter theme so well. You rbag 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.Stephany says:I love … [Read more...] about Readers Project – Stephany’s Easter Tote Bag