Category Archives: fabric

BOM ~ Sashing & Borders

No comments » fabric, fun, gifty, quilt along, Quilt With Us

The Lasting Legacies Block of the Month is in its final phase with the assembly of the blocks, borders and sashing.  The colorway of this portion is also from the Lasting Legacies civil war collection. If you are interested in constructing our Lasting Legacies Quilt, feel free to join the quilt along as the pictorial portion and QA will be left up for you to use.  Just click  Read more...

Ann’s Giveaway Winners!

5 comments » books, contests, fabric, fun, Giveaway

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.
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)
Arlene Conklin (Comment number 225)
Congratulations to the both of you, we have …


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 …


Cabin Windows Flannel Quilt

12 comments » fabric, staff projects, Uncategorized

I know I really shouldn’t keep feeding my obsession with flannel, but when I saw this quilt I couldn’t resist.  There is something very striking about bright fabrics against a black background, and, in the case of this Cabin Windows Flannel Quilt, you get that stunning affect plus the cozy comfort of flannel!  Definitely a win-win.  I didn’t stand a chance!
Sue’s ingenious design makes …


Rainbow Cartouche Embroidery Pillow

15 comments » embroidery, fabric, fun, gifty, patterns, staff projects, Uncategorized

My dear friend just celebrated a monumental birthday and I wanted to do something nice for her to let her know how much I love and appreciate her!  She is a giant fan of rainbows, rainbows of any kind!  So, I decided to embroider a pillow for her, using my Cartouche Embroidery Pattern.  You’ve seen my original version, but I wanted to do something different and show you the …