Note from Alanda Craft: In a previous post Joe talked about being new to sewing and quilting. At the time he had just made some drawstring gift bags, well, now he has finished this lovely baby blanket and not only that but he added binding to the quilt. Binding is often considered daunting to a number of quilters but Joe tackled it and the quilt looks great. I do love the … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Joe’s Baby Blanket, Quilt
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Note from Alanda Craft: Joe (from Sunny Florida) recently contacted us to thank us for our videos. It was lovely to hear from someone who is new to sewing and quilting.. These drawstring gift bags were his first attempt, and regardless of Joe pointing out his stitching, I think he has done a darned fine job. It's a good idea to get some practice in with scrap fabric when you … [Read more...] about Readers Project: New to Sewing – Joe’s Drawstring Gift Bags
A reader contacted us recently to ask how to achieve a split text type effect using the ScanNCut. I always like a challenge, so went ahead to see if it would work. I ended up with two different methods. Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions or scroll down for the written instructions (If you can't see the video, you may have an adblocker on.) Start by … [Read more...] about Split Text Effect Using Canvas Workspace – ScanNCut Tutorial
Note from Alanda Craft: It's amazing how different all these Origami Bags look. The fabric makes all the difference. I love the fabric that Portia has used for her Origami tote bag. And the lining and seam cover go so nicely with the floral fabric. I am delighted to see how well you did on your very first attempt at making a tote bag Portia, now you will have the confidence to … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Portia’s Origami Tote Bag – I made the tote.
Note from Alanda Craft: I absolutely love the fabric that Veronika has chosen for her Origami Bag. These bags are popular and each one looks very unique because of the different fabric that is chosen. And as Veronika says, they make great gifts for any occasion. Your bag looks great Veronika, thank you for sharing your photo with us. We look forward to seeing photos of your … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Veronika’s Origami Bag – Medium Size