Monthly Archives: September 2015

Good Neighbors Pincushion Party – A Giveaway

Thank you so much to everyone who commented on our Pincushion Party finale post! Using a random number generator, we selected Anita as our winner. She will receive a fat quarter sampler of our Good Neighbors collection. It’s been so fun to be a part of ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 13

Hi everyone and welcome to week 13 of Gifty Galore!  It’s Andy Knowlton from A Bright Corner here today to share with you my Serendipity Pillow from the Fast, Fun & Gifty book. As I mentioned in ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 12

Today’s Gifty project comes from the Quilt Expressions Blog.  You can get to their step by step tutorial (complete with pictures) by clicking here. I loved the look of these potholders, and the clever idea of tucking a recipe card and spatula into the pocket.  So perfect for gift giving on their own or with a home baked goodie!

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October Little Quilt

October Little Quilt is exactly what you would expect, a Halloween celebration!!! We had the most darling Halloween fabric still available for this, Rest in Pieces by Jenni Calo. I’m SO happy to be able to create this months Little Quilt out of that collection. The first task with the October Little Quilt is to create ...

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Good Neighbors Table runner Project by Silly Mama Quilts

We are so honored and delighted to have Brooke from the Silly Mama Quilts blog on Notions today showing off a beautiful table runner she made using our new and exclusive Good Neighbors collection by Amanda Jean Nyberg. Brooke was kind enough to provide a step-by-step tutorial for the construction of this lovely project, so follow along and learn how to make your own!

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 11

Welcome to Week 11 of Gifty Galore! I chose to make a project by Jenny of Elefantz—she published a tutorial about a Pincushion/Needlebook made with old CDs. To read her tutorial, click HERE. The fabric for the top and bottom of the Pincushion/Needlebook  is 7820 Spring Aqua from the Vignette Collection by Laura ...

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Not Quite Granny Crib Quilt

We have a special treat for you today! Cindy from the Live a Colorful Life blog has offered to guest post about the Not Quite Granny quilt that she made using Amanda Jean Nyberg’s new collection, Good Neighbors. Enjoy her post and be sure to check out her blog to see what else she’s working on!

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Introducing Good Neighbors!

I am so excited that my first line of fabric, good neighbors, has finally made it out into the world! Back in the spring of 2014, Alisha, who is the director of marketing, and I started talking about the possibility of me designing a line of fabric for Connecting Threads. My initial thought was, “There is already sooooo much fabric out there, ...

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An interview with Anna Graham + a giveaway of her new book!

Thanks to everyone who participated in this amazing giveaway! Using a random number generator, we have selected our winner. Congratulations to Lora M! ——————— It’s always a great day when you get to flip through a beautiful new sewing book. It’s especially great when that sewing book was written by ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 10

One day my Sis and I were talking about her kindergarten class wondering about all the different ways she could present their coloring projects to them. Barb described how the children used color crayons and how they were stored. Having the majority of the color crayons donated, she put all of them in a very large bin throwing away all the individual boxes to save ...

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