Monthly Archives: July 2015

Piccadilly Sundress in Cottage Chic fabric

Marian wearing the Picadilly Dress sewn from Cottage Chic Collection I sewed this adorable little sundress for my daughter Marian from our exclusive Cottage Chic fabric collection using the Piccadilly Sundress Pattern by Sewing Sue.  I loved sewing this pattern.  It was easy to follow and has a very ...

Read more »

Introducing Christmas Glitz + An Interview!

I am the type of person who, no matter the time of year, will belt out Christmas songs when I hear them. There is something about the holidays that gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. Maybe it’s the (entire) trays of chocolate chip cookies I shamelessly consume or the hot chocolate I love to make from scratch, but nothing beats Christmas (why else ...

Read more »

Christmas in July – Week 4

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our Week 4 giveaway! Using a random number generator, we have selected Joseph as our winner! We are thrilled to hear the feedback you have given us so far in the Christmas in July contest and want to thank ...

Read more »

Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 4

Hello everyone!  I’m Andy Knowlton from A Bright Corner.  The Gifty Galore blog posts are just getting started and I’m looking forward to seeing what each contributor shares here!  Today I’m sharing a free downloadable PDF pattern for this fun Starburst Pillow. I love giving pillows as gifts – they’re quick & fun projects and it’s easy to ...

Read more »

Behind The Scenes: September 2015 Connecting Threads Catalog

The wide variety of fabric collections definitely continues with the spread we have in store for everyone in the September catalog. I feel like we got pretty lucky with our locations for this catalog—they are both so tastefully decorated, complete with beautiful natural lighting, and paired SO well with the different styles of the projects. The first ...

Read more »

August Little Quilt

The August Little Quilt is constructed with the Connecting Threads Quilter’s Candy Basics in a cheery winter theme. The Kit is now available with the pattern download becoming available August 3rd! I like the idea of this cool-themed quilt for August! Our August Little Quilt is a sweet repeat of the Attic Windows block. This ...

Read more »

Christmas in July – Week 3

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our Week 3 giveaway! Using a random number generator, we have selected Connie as our winner! Our next Christmas in July contest goes up early tomorrow morning so be sure to check back and learn how you can be entered to win some awesome prizes. 

Read more »

Animal ABCs Alligator

I love Penguin & Fish’s embroidery, so when her newest fabric collection (Animal ABCs) came out, I fell for that hook, line & sinker. Animal ABCs is such an adorable fabric line; so soft and sweet. Immediately I wanted to make an alligator out of it… I know soft and sweet and alligator don’t usually go together, but ...

Read more »

Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 3

Here is the Happy Sunshine Pincushion found in the Fast, Fun, & Gifty book. It is my gift to all the Gifty Galore members who inspire me every day with their wit, wisdom, and love for each other. I made my beautiful pincushion in wool. I love wool work so much as it brings a

Read more »

Christmas in July – Week 2

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our Week 2 giveaway! Using a random number generator, we have selected Kirsten as our winner!  Our next Christmas in July contest goes up early tomorrow morning so be sure to check back and learn how you can be entered to win some really amazing prizes. 

Read more »