Category Archives: books

Plethora of Pillows – Double-Z Block Pillow

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PlethoraofPillows_BlogA little something about me, though I am in love with quilts and fabric and anything related, I am not a quilter. I’m more of a huge fan. I have not worked on a sewing project in so long, my machine was dusty and my fabric scissors were squeeky. I was a bit nervous about taking on a quilted pillow, but I wanted to make one that really jumped out …

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A Book Review: Modern Quilt Perspectives by Thomas Knauer

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I wanted to share with you a gem of a book that we carry: Thomas Knauer’s Modern Quilt Perspectives. When I first saw this book, I thought it might be just another modern quilt pattern book. As the title accurately describes, this book is full of perspectives. It’s more of a quilting art appreciation book, with strong ties to social and political reflection; and Thomas’s quilt designs and …

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Ann’s Giveaway Winners!

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This past Friday, Ann talked about a great book and gave two lucky folks the opportunity to win New Classic Patchwork by Yoko Saito and a fat quarter sampler from our Lasting Legacies collection.
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We had a really great response and after running a random number generator, we are excited to announce the winners:
 
Letty of Happy Dance Quilting (Comment number 371)
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Arlene Conklin (Comment number 225)
 
Congratulations to the both of you, we have …

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New Classic Patchwork and Lasting Legacies Fabric Give Away

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This contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered! 

 
New Classic Patchwork is the third book by Yoko Saito we have carried on our Connecting Threads website. I reviewed the first one, Japanese Quilting Piece by Piece, and Laraine reviewed the second, House Warming Patchwork. The author has a distinctive style of making scrappy quilted projects with very small pieces of …

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