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WEEKLY CURATED SALE – BINDING BAG

Because we sew up most of the projects you see in the catalog there is always a lot of binding that needs to be done. I happen to love hand sewing the binding on a quilt, so I often take one home to work on over a weekend. I get settled on the couch, turn on one of my favorite movies–you know, the kind you can quote the dialog from memory–and sit and bind. Since weekends can get busy with different ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Straight Appliqué Scissors

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: Straight Appliqué Scissors by Knit Picks, Item # 81935 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Laraine What are the Straight ...

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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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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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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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