Monthly Archives: June 2016

Weekly Curated Sale – Bestsellers

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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Tool Review Tuesday: Clover Mini Iron

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Mini Iron by Clover, Item # 81912 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Mari

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Weekly Curated Sale – Crazy About Triangles

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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Tool Review Tuesday: LED Sewing Machine Light Kit

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: LED Sewing Machine Light Kit by Ecoluxlighting, LLC, part #: 82084, 82085 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Judy & Karen

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Weekly Curated Sale – On the Go

For this sale, we’ve picked some things that would work well for the traveling quilter. Summer is upon us – what better time to go to a Quilting Retreat or take a class on a new technique you’ve always wanted to learn? Many of you take to the roads in your RV and who says you have to leave your favorite hobby behind? Whomever said quilting wasn’t portable just didn’t look hard enough – where there is a will, there ...

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June Notions Newsletter

While next week marks the official start of summer, here at Connecting Threads we are getting a jump start with our newest collection, Somer’s Garden. It’s full of beautiful blooms in tangy citrus colors mixed with blues reminiscent of summer skies. Bring on the summer decorating!! Somer’s Garden Collection This collection brings to mind the fun, refreshing moments ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Wonder Clips

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Wonder Clips by Clover, Item #s 82238, 82234, 82233, 82235, 82024, 82080 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Teri

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Embroidery Fun With My Daughter

Embroidery has reentered my life after a temporary hiatus. It started by my recent trip to Minneapolis to visit my new baby nephew. While I was packing for my trip, I knew I wanted to pick up some handwork to do on the plane, so I chose Jenni Calo’s Floral Fiesta Embroidered Pouch Pattern Download, packed some fabric, my Dritz Soft Comfort Thimble, needles, and embroidery floss. My creative 6 year-old Ella saw me embroidering and asked to try stitching ...

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Tool Review Tuesday & Giveaway: Olfa Folding Cutting Mat

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Folding Cutting Mat by Olfa, Item # 82315, 82314 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Ann

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iPad Sleeve

Hand sewing has never been so fun! I’ve done a few small projects recently that were made completely by hand, and the outcome was great! When trying to decide on which project I’d like to tackle next, I thought I would challenge myself a little more and go for something I wasn’t sure could even be executed properly without a machine. Since Mothers’ Day happened last month, I thought my mom would love to receive a gift from ...

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