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 will be showing 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 … [Read more...] about How to Cut 10″ Layer Cake Squares From Your Yardage
Note from Alanda Craft: It just goes to show how much difference the choice of fabric makes when quilting. Michelle's baby quilt look just gorgeous with just the two contrasting fabrics. And she has finished the quilt off with the heart applique in the corner. Thank you for sharing photos of your lovely quilt with us Michelle. You can make a quilt like Michelle's from our easy … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Michelle’s Baby Quilt – Easiest Quilt Ever
Note From Alanda Craft: Like a lot of people, I love Paris and Paula and I have visited there a couple of times. So much amazing history and I have always found the French people to be friendly and helpful. So I really love this Paris quilt panel that Barbara has used for her quilt. Don't you think that the blue really makes the panel pop. And the backing just sets it off … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Barbara’s Paris Quilt Panel Quilt
This is a question we are often asked. What thread do you use? Well we use Gutermann thread. I have used it for my sewing projects for many years and I have always had good results. There are other good quality threads available such as Aurifil. But old habits are hard to break when you like something and it gives you the results you need, so why change. I haven't ever … [Read more...] about What Thread Do We Use for Sewing & Quilting?