As is the tradition here at Alanda Craft, we have to make a yearly Christmas table runner tutorial. So this is our contribution for 2021. If you want to see the others just click the links below. And yes, 2019 is missing - can't even think why we didn't do one that year but there you go! 2016 Christmas Table Runner Tutorial 2017 Christmas Table Runner Tutorial … [Read more...] about Quilted Christmas Table Runner Tutorial – Fast & Easy!
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Note from Alanda Craft: Oh wow!. Sharyn's Origami Bags look amazing. I absolutely love the fabric she has chosen for each of her bags. And as Sharyn says, these bags make great gifts. Thank you so much for sharing photos of your Origami bags with us Sharyn. It certainly gives our readers some great ideas on using different fabrics in the construction. If you would like to … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Sharyn’s Origami Bags – Just Beautiful
Our readers in the US will no doubt be gearing up to get projects started for Halloween, Thanksgiving and even Christmas. Here in Australia we don't really celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving. There are those who do hold Halloween parties, after all any excuse for a get together with friends and family for a bite to eat and a few drinks is always welcome, but very few go … [Read more...] about Get Ready for Halloween – 6 Easy Halloween Projects
Fabric baskets are useful for all manner of things, and they are quick and easy to make. You can use these baskets to hold bits of thread or fabric that you remove when you are sewing, or to hold items that you are using for a project. I'm sure you will think of many uses for them once you make them, plus they make nice gifts for friends and family. So if this is something … [Read more...] about How to Make Fabric Baskets Using Jelly Roll Strips
We, each of us has our own unique tale on how we learnt to sew and we would love to hear your story, so why not share a comment below. Here is how I learnt to sew: My mother taught me to sew when I was very young. She also taught me to knit and crochet. Typical of a lot of women of her day she was proficient in all these crafts plus she was the most amazing cook. I would come … [Read more...] about How to Learn to Sew on a Sewing Machine (without thread or fabric)