Category Archives: fabric

Introducing Good Neighbors!

I am so excited that my first line of fabric, good neighbors, has finally made it out into the world! Back in the spring of 2014, Alisha, who is the director of marketing, and I started talking about the possibility of me designing a line of fabric for Connecting Threads. My initial thought was, “There is already sooooo much fabric out there, ...

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September Little Quilt

We have the most beautiful Little Quilt this month. Two of my favorite elements with the September Little Quilt are Log Cabin blocks and warm, rich country colors. A great combination I’d say! Our Little Quilt is made from the ever popular Primitive Pennies and we were lucky enough to get the ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 6

The Lined Drawstring Bag from Jeni Baker of In Color Order was such a fun, quick, and cute project! These bags are great to use for anything from gift giving to carrying around projects. Directions to make this bag can be found by clicking on this link.

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Cottage Chic Introduction & An Interview with Winthur Sempliner

In the summertime, prints such as floral and gingham fit impeccably against an adorable, pastel background. It is evocative of a weekend getaway to the country or the whimsicality in a little girl’s bedroom, which is why Cottage Chic is the perfect name for the 23 playful prints shown in this collection. I could see myself at any age simply adoring the combination of dots and lattice, especially ...

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August Little Quilt ~ Part 2

Here we are, back again for the finish of this wonderful Attic Windows August Little Quilt! The downloadable pattern is now available and you can access it here! As I mentioned last time, I used the collection Garden Square for most of my Little, however, I did throw in a couple of

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Piccadilly Sundress in Cottage Chic fabric

Marian wearing the Picadilly Dress sewn from Cottage Chic Collection I sewed this adorable little sundress for my daughter Marian from our exclusive Cottage Chic fabric collection using the Piccadilly Sundress Pattern by Sewing Sue.  I loved sewing this pattern.  It was easy to follow and has a very ...

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Introducing Christmas Glitz + An Interview!

I am the type of person who, no matter the time of year, will belt out Christmas songs when I hear them. There is something about the holidays that gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. Maybe it’s the (entire) trays of chocolate chip cookies I shamelessly consume or the hot chocolate I love to make from scratch, but nothing beats Christmas (why else ...

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August Little Quilt

The August Little Quilt is constructed with the Connecting Threads Quilter’s Candy Basics in a cheery winter theme. The Kit is now available with the pattern download becoming available August 3rd! I like the idea of this cool-themed quilt for August! Our August Little Quilt is a sweet repeat of the Attic Windows block. This ...

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Animal ABCs Alligator

I love Penguin & Fish’s embroidery, so when her newest fabric collection (Animal ABCs) came out, I fell for that hook, line & sinker. Animal ABCs is such an adorable fabric line; so soft and sweet. Immediately I wanted to make an alligator out of it… I know soft and sweet and alligator don’t usually go together, but ...

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July Little Quilt ~ Part 2

Here’s our July Little Quilt in the collection, Land of the Free. I was huffing and puffing last night finishing this up so, unfortunately, it is not quilted. However, I will post a pic later when it is quilted. The July Little Quilt downloadable pattern is found here through this link, and ...

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