Note From Alanda Craft: Barbara has been busy making snappy quilts and these ones are just beautiful. I love the vibrant colours and this patchwork quilt pattern is really lovely. I am sure many of you will be inspired by the lovely quilts that Barbara makes and shares with us. So thank you once again for sharing your latest quilts with us Barbara. Here is the … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Barbara’s Snappy Quilts
When I first started quilting, I didn't worry too much about what spray starch to use and just went with whatever I had on hand. It wasn't until I got a little more serious about it all that I realised that a good spray starch can make all the difference. That's when I did a bit of research to find which one was the best and Mary Ellen's Best Press came up time and time … [Read more...] about Mary Ellen’s Best Press Review – What is it and Why I Love it so Much?
Note from Alanda Craft: Don't you just love Debbies' gorgeous rag quilt. I love the fabric and the blue showing through from the back makes the floral pattern just pop. I am so glad you found it easy to do and I hope you used rag quilting scissors, Debbie, they make such a difference in the time it takes to rag one of these quilts. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Debbie’s Easy Beginner Rag Quilt
Note from Alanda Craft: Oh wow, doesn’t BJ’s sampler quilt look just awesome. I love how she has quilted each of the squares in a different pattern and the black sashing just makes the colours pop. this is a great way to use up your sampler squares. Nothing need go to waste when you quilt. Thank you for sharing your beautiful quilt with us BJ, your granddaughter is a lucky … [Read more...] about Readers Project – Quilt as You Go Sampler Quilt from a Full Time Working Grandma
Once you have made the blocks for your string quilt, you are ready to sew the blocks together. You can refer to our post on ‘How to Make a String Quilt Block’ for Part 1 of this tutorial if you haven’t made your blocks yet. Watch the video tutorial below or scroll down for the written instructions TOOLS USED IN THIS TUTORIAL You can check the latest prices at Amazon by … [Read more...] about How to Make a String Quilt From Your Scrap Stash – Part 2