In this tutorial, we are going to be showing you how to bind a placemat but bear in mind, the same process described below also applies to a table runner. NOTE: If you are wanting to create the table runner and placemats used in this tutorial then click the following link: Kids Placemats & Table Runner Tutorial Watch the video below or scroll down for written … [Read more...] about How to Bind a Placemat or Table Runner
Remember back in the olden days when quilters only had a pair of scissors and a tape measure and they still managed to make amazing quilts? I know some of you will. Personally, I’ve only been quilting for about 5 years so I have had the luxury of using all of those wonderful modern tools and gadgets that make it all so much easier but I have much respect for those that … [Read more...] about What Quilting Rulers Do You Need?
I’m a big fan of fat quarters. I find them pretty hard to pass up when I see them on sale and I love spending time trying to coordinate them in the store. Fat quarters make it easy to create small projects (like our fabric gift bag for example ) plus there are loads of patterns available all over the internet now that specifically use fat quarters. So how may fat … [Read more...] about How Many Fat Quarters are in a Yard?
We've been uploading tutorials on YouTube for quite a few years now and over that time we have gained over 70,000 subscribers. So with that in mind, we thought we might post our top 10 most popular YouTube tutorials in order of Views. 1. Easiest Quilt Ever This one is an oldie but it still gets loads of views. As at June 2019 it has had 719,700 views. CLICK HERE for the … [Read more...] about Our Top 10 Most Popular Tutorials on YouTube – As at June 2019
Note from Alanda Craft: Melissa's gone Crumb Happy and her crumb quilt blocks look great. Crumb quilting is so much fun to do, you never quite know what you are going to end up with. Just look at how interesting and varied the blocks in Melissa's quilt look. Such a great way to use up those little bits of leftover scrap fabric that we quilters end up with. Check out our … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Crumb Happy – Melissa’s Crumb Quilt Blocks
Note from Alanda Craft: Monica's Cardinal table runner looks really lovely. She made it using this wintry themed fabric featuring the lovely red Cardinals. I think the wider border looks great. You can make your own table runner from our easy Christmas table runner tutorial. Thank you for sharing photos of your gorgeous table runner with us Monica. Close up of the … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Monica’s Cardinal Table Runner
Note from Alanda Craft: Doesn't this patriotic inspired fat quarter quilt look great. Barbara made this quilt from a fat quarter bundle named Glory Days. I think Barbara has attained the look she was going for. The quilt definitely has that patriotic look without being too much so. This is another quilt made from the Snappy Quilt Pattern. I think they look … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Barbara’s Patriotic Inspired Fat Quarter Quilt
Note from Alanda Craft: I have to say that I do like this Snappy Quilt Pattern. Barbara has made a few of these quilts and each one is lovely. Using different fabric for each of her quilts makes them unique and personal to the person receiving the quilt. The quilts shown in this post are the a Snappy Quilt in Fall colors and a Scrap Quilt made from the leftovers. … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Barbara’s Fall Snappy Quilt
Those of you who are regular readers of our blog will be familiar with Barbara who sends us photos and stories of the wonderful quilts she makes. I have previously mentioned the ladies who quilt Barbara's quilts in some of her recent Readers Posts. and we would love to give a shout out to the talented ladies from the Clover Patch Quilt Shop in Santa Clara, Utah. Here is … [Read more...] about Meet the Ladies From the Clover Patch Quilt Shop in Utah
In this tutorial, we show you how to cut your own 10" Layer Cake squares for your quilting projects. We love pre-cuts! They save time and you don't have to worry about coordinating fabrics, as it is all done for you. However, they can be expensive, and there are those times when you just can't find the exact fabric you want for a particular project. This is where cutting … [Read more...] about How to Cut 10″ Layer Cake Squares From Your Yardage