Jamila

I design graphics for Connecting Threads website, advertising and social media as well as print ads and postcards. I'm a long-time seamstress who is new to quilting and looking forward to tackling my first big quilt project. In the meanwhile, I love doing small quilting projects, modern quilt designs and the history of quilting in general.

Recent Posts by Jamila

    Grab-And-Go Wallet

    Today’s project is the Grab-&-Go Wallet, designed by Mari Martin. This project is featured on page 46 in the Fast, Fun, and More Gifty book. It’s a great quick project for the holidays that is easy to make. Perfect for beginners and ...

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    Blast Off! Play Date Bag

    One of my favorite things about being “auntie” to my best friend’s little one is making things for my adorable niece. So I was excited to make the Play Date Bag pattern, which would make a backpack for her and a purse for me. Best of all, these bags would both be made with fabric from the new Blast Off! collection, a series of space themed prints, some of which glow in the dark! Her mom and I ...

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    Zipper Day Project: Macaron Coin Purse

    Happy Zipper Day, Everyone! In honor of Zipper Day, I wanted to find a project that would make use of some excess zippers I have collected over the years (they are a handy notion, but sometimes you can have far too many). Evidence of my zipper hoarding. When ...

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    Plethora of Pillows – “Quilt As You Go” Hex Pillow

    When we started talking about the Plethora of Pillows project, I knew immediately I wanted to make something with hexies on them. I love hexies! They remind me of honeycomb and vintage tiles. Plus, these pillows will make a nice housewarming present once we’re done moving into our new home this month. However, as I currently spend most of my free time getting the ...

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    Introducing: Jamila!

    Hi! I’m Jamila and it’s my second week as Graphic Designer at Connecting Threads. I come from a crafty background and love DIY, so it’s great to be a part of a team that’s all about supporting crafters like myself. From a young age, I learned to sew and knit from my grandmother and numerous aunts. Nowadays if I’m not working on something, life ...

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