Summer Sewing: Island Hopping Table Runner
5.21.2015

IslandHoppingTR
I’m not going to lie, I was a little intimidated when deciding whether or not to sew this table runner in our new Island Hopping collection!
Island Hopping Sampler
Considering my sewing experience lies squarely within the realm of clothing and alterations, plus a simple one-patch flannel quilt top; I knew this would be a… learning experience for me. But, …

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Island Hopping Makes a Splash
5.19.2015

I am constantly wishing I could be transported to the tropics – somewhere nice and sunny where all of the stress in the world can melt away. This yearning only intensifies when summer hits, which is why Island Hopping,  the new 18-piece collection by Connecting Threads, is so wonderful. It brings fun, luau-inspired prints and embellishes them with turquoise waters and warm-hued flowers to create a perfect mix of bold yet casual.
AP15_IslandHopping_Bolt
I love the …

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Ringlets Table Topper
5.13.2015

 
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I recently came across a fun free pattern for a Ringlets Table Topper designed by Darci Schipnewski of Pastthyme Patterns. For a link to the pattern, click here. What appealed to me about this project was that it was an easy pattern with a result that appears difficult and it gave me a chance to practice machine quilting with a decorative stitch and 12 wt. thread (equal …

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Introducing Kindal!
5.12.2015

kindal
My name is Kindal Dolph and for the past couple of weeks, I have been fortunate enough to hold a Public Relations internship here at Connecting Threads. At a time when most seventeen year olds begin to feel a bit of pressure on them to start making life-altering decisions and mold into the person they are suppose to become, I always stood out. I knew for a long time what I wanted to be and was …

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