Use up fabric from your stash to make this delightful cushion cover. There is a zipper closure on the back of the cushion cover, which is super easy to do even if you have never sewn a zip before. We used left over scraps from previous projects including a piece of batik which went very nicely with the quilting cotton. What You Need 6 strips of contrasting fabric - 31/2" … [Read more...] about DIY Patchwork Cushion Cover with Zipper Closure – Tutorial
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Note from Alanda Craft: Diane's origami tote bag is made from left over furnishing fabric. What a great way to use up left over fabric to make something pretty and practical. You can make an origami bag from our tutorial. As you can see from Diane's bag the origami bag can be made from a variety of fabrics. They make awesome gifts for friends and family. So keep that in mind … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Diane’s Origami Tote Bag.
Note from Alanda Craft: Barbara's Jinglepop quilt was made using half square triangles. The beauty of this block is that it always looks great and gives you the opportunity to showcase pretty patterns especially when you use 10" or more squares. Barbara has made excellent use of the patterns in her quilt. And the red binding really makes the quilt pop. This … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Barbara’s Jinglepop Quilt
This tote bag is definitely a no frills tote bag. Any time you find yourself in need of a quick gift or just need another tote bag you can run this one up in no time. Make the bag using a canvas type fabric or a firm furnishing fabric . What You Need One piece of canvas type fabricWebbing for handles What to Cut Cut fabric - 161/2" x 29"Cut two pieces of … [Read more...] about No Frills Tote Bag Sewing Tutorial
Recently Paula and I both celebrated the happy events of a new baby niece for her and a new baby great granddaughter for me. In fact its my first great granddaughter after having 5 great grandsons. We went looking for cards to welcome the new arrivals, and after looking at the quality of the commercial cards available we decided to make our own. We found a lovely card on … [Read more...] about Baby Girl ‘Panda Paws’ Folio Card