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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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)
Make an Awesomely Stitched Tote Bag Using the Stupendous Stitching Method I love how this creative stitched tote bag turned out and I use it constantly when I shop. It's one of my favorites. Paula stitched the front using the Stupendous Stitching method by Carol Ann Waugh and she tells me that it is favorite Craftsy class ever. What is the Stupendous Stitching … [Read more...] about Creative Stitched Tote Bag Using the Stupendous Stitching Method
With Winter fast approaching it's time to think about ways to keep warm when you are out and about in those cold, wintry temperatures. And what could be better than a lovely warm scarf snuggly wrapped around your neck..(well along with a good quality overcoat) I made this scarf using the Morris Modernized Moda Charm Square pack. and backed it with some warm fleecy … [Read more...] about Moda Charm Square Scarf – Keep out the Winter Chills