Spiced Harvest Table Topper
7.25.2016

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Welcome to Week 2 and project 2, Spiced Harvest Table Topper! The collection for this little gem is Spiced Potpourri will be available tomorrow.
When this was designed I wanted something that was quick to make, an easy construct, and was large enough that it would be eye-catching and could be seen if an object was placed on it. As you can see from the illustration below the pieces demonstrate how the topper …

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Weekly Curated Sale ~ Appliqué & Embroidery Tools
7.20.2016

We LOVE appliqué and embroidery here at Connecting Threads! There’s nothing better than sitting on the sofa at night with a good movie, needle and thread.
For this sale, we’ve picked some things that work well for appliqué projects and embroidery. Both are so popular right now– especially embroidery! I so enjoy the challenge of choosing the right thread color and thread that will blend well and sink into the fibers of the textile, like you would sink into a warm, soft …

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Partridge Mug Rug
7.18.2016

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Our Partridge Mug rug shown here is made from the collection, Grace. Perfect in blue, and the partridge is offering a branch of peace to the receiver. What a lovely thought, eh?
This is a simple construct with just two pieces of fabric to make up the base, and the appliqué which can be done quickly with fusible. The blue base is quilted in …

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Weekly Curated Sale – Bestsellers
6.29.2016

Q. What is better than the best?
A. The best, on sale!
This week, we created a sale especially for our bestselling quilting and sewing items, giving you the opportunity to add them to your own collection at a special discount. Our list includes some of the
One quilting lifesaver (and consistent bestseller!) is the Omnigrid Mat by Dritz. Self-healing, lightweight, and sturdy, this mat is a must for quilters, sewers, and crafters. It allows you to both protect your surfaces as …

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Weekly Curated Sale – Crazy About Triangles
6.22.2016

This week, we’re crazy about triangles! We’ve selected our favorite triangle items to help you master the art of measuring, cutting, aligning, and creating those perfectly shaped points for all your quilting projects. Whether you’re a beginning quilter just learning about the ubiquitous Half-Square Triangle or an advanced designer looking for new triangle rulers and design inspiration, we have something for you.
If you’re just getting started or looking for a great triangle-based reference, three of our favorite go-to books on …

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