Note from Alanda Craft: It just goes to show how much difference the choice of fabric makes when quilting. Michelle's baby quilt looks 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 … [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
Note from Alanda Craft: Wow, don't you just love the gorgeous, colours that Sheryll has used in her vibrant origami bag. The abstract pattern has such a modern look and the orange lining just sets the bag off perfectly. These bags are so quick and easy to make and as you can see from Sheryll's comment, they make great gifts. You can make an Origami bag from our tutorial … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Sheryll’s Vibrant Origami Bag
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?
Note from Alanda Craft: This is a beautiful butterfly panel. It's so colorful and it reminds me of lovely spring days with all the butterflies in the garden. I just love how Barbara has treated the panel and the mauve border followed by the spring flowers on a pale green background just make this panel pop. But then she hasn't stopped there, she added more borders, a yellow … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Barbara’s Butterfly Panel Quilt