Monthly Archives: July 2016

Weekly Curated Sale: Everyday Quilter

The sewing center at Connecting Threads is constantly quilting, piecing, and sewing to make the beautiful projects you see in our website and catalog. With all that time spent quilting, we definitely have a list of go-to tools that we use on a very regular basis. Our go-to tools save us time and ensure a great end result. For this sale, we’ve selected some of the best items to share with you! QUILTING For quilters, good stencils can be a lifesaver. They ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Sewing Edge

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: Sewing Edge by C&T Publishing, Item # 82331 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Jenna

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Spiced Harvest Table Topper

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

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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Tool Review Tuesday: Stack ‘n Store Bobbin Tower

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: Stack ‘n Store Bobbin Tower by Clover, Item #81920 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Laraine

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Partridge Mug Rug

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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Tool Review Tuesday: Mechanical Fabric Pencil

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: Mechanical Fabric Pencil by Fons & Porter, Item # 81861 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Kindal

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Tool Review Tuesday: Translucent Vellum Paper

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: Simple Foundations Translucent Vellum Paper by C&T, Item # 20712 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Teri

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