Behind the Scenes: The May 2015 Connecting Threads Catalog
5.1.2015

MY15_Cover
Sometimes, when you are working with such different fabric collections, separate locations are necessary to accommodate!
MY15_exclusiveSamplers
After some careful considerations, we decided on two lovely locations– both on Portland’s east side.
We arrived to our first location on an unusually foggy March morning in the Alberta district. Thankfully, the diffused daylight worked to our advantage inside this vibrant and playful …

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Madison’s Baby Quilt!
4.15.2015

Madison Image 17
Beautiful little Madi needed a beautiful little baby quilt for her beautiful little bedroom… it is her second birthday by-the-way. Truly, a princess in the making and darling to the nines, she is quite fashion forward you know. Just look at that hairstyle! Madi is my Daughter-in-law’s niece and without a doubt gift to our families.
Madison Quilt Design
It began with a …

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Sewing the Long Shorts Pattern in our Liberty for All Fabric
4.6.2015

NateAdorable
Here at Connecting Threads, we get the pleasure of testing and sewing patterns for photography. I sewed these for my 2-year old daughter, Hannah, in the Liberty for All! fabrics. I’m not a garment sewer, but this pattern by Sewing Sue is a quick and easy project that even I could follow. The pockets on the sides are perfect for collecting little treasures, and the easy elastic band makes for a …

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A Goodbye Quilt
4.3.2015

Ann-Shin
Since last summer, my husband and I have opened our home to students visiting from other countries who are here to improve their English and learn about life in the United States. As a home-stay family for Pacific International Academy, we have had one or two students at a time living with us for intervals of 3 weeks up to 4-1/2 months. What started out as way to help pay …

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