Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Gift Bag Goodbye

I just loved these cute little handmade gift bags by Cotton Way. I thought the “birthday” bag would also make a great Christmas bag using MaryJo’s fabric “Snowed Inn” (which is also available in cozy flannel!! 🙂 ). The directions are easy and pretty straight forward (as long as you read them right that is-see what not to do ...

Read more »

Gifty Galore – Project 15

Hi, I’m Winthur, Fabric Designer here at Connecting Threads.  This is my first Gifty Galore project, actually my first Christmas sewing project, ever!  I’m a self taught, novice sewer- so bear with me. Finished product! There are ...

Read more »

Country Elegance

I am such a lover of appliqué, especially wool work (appliqué), and this book is chock full of it! There isn’t a project without this beautifully executed technique. A rare find these days are quilt books with a country theme using rich, dark, vibrant colors in projects that stretch from pillows to bed quilts. The templates for the appliqués ...

Read more »

Gifty Galore – Project 14

Hi Quilty Friends!  I’m Shelley from Cora’s Quilts.  Hubby and I make our home in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, near Sacramento, CA.  We have two hysterical, imaginative boys, ages 1 and 2.75, so you can imagine how hard it is for me to sneak in a little sewing time in between all that dirt, plank-walking, quilt-fort-building and endless stacks of laundry!  

Read more »

Double Wedding Ring Table Runner

The Double Wedding Ring table runner was a perfect fit for the bride and groom table at my daughter’s wedding. She asked for a special quilted table runner for their table and this design was perfect! Several years ago I made a Double Wedding Ring ...

Read more »