Category Archives: Guest Blogger

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 23

Are you looking for a simple and cute baby quilt pattern? Elephant Babes Quilt by Rochelle Martin of Cottage Quilt Designs uses four-patch blocks, and adorable baby elephants with appliqued ears that flop and entertain baby! When you use light to darker medium fabrics you are making the design pop. The medium toned blue dots in the quilt ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 21

I’m Stephanie and once again, I’m delighted to share my second project from the clever  book Fast, Fun, & Gifty.  If you love pears and their fun shape as much as I do then I think you’ll enjoy making these Juicy Pear Table Mats.

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 19

Hi quilty friends!  It’s Shelley from Cora’s Quilts and I’m back to share my second Gifty Galore 2015 project.  Introducing … the First Snow Quilt!   This quilt actually started life out as a sketched large-scale flower block.  You can imagine my surprise when I drew her up in my quilting software and discovered that what she really ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 15

Hi quilty friends!  My name is Shelley from Cora’s Quilts and I’m so happy to share one of my Gifty Galore 2015 projects with you today! Introducing … the Argyle Runner! Now, in addition to seriously being addicted to quilting and fabric acquisition, I am actually a budding knitter.  I love the look of a classic argyle pattern, but ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 13

Hi everyone and welcome to week 13 of Gifty Galore!  It’s Andy Knowlton from A Bright Corner here today to share with you my Serendipity Pillow from the Fast, Fun & Gifty book. As I mentioned in ...

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Good Neighbors Table runner Project by Silly Mama Quilts

We are so honored and delighted to have Brooke from the Silly Mama Quilts blog on Notions today showing off a beautiful table runner she made using our new and exclusive Good Neighbors collection by Amanda Jean Nyberg. Brooke was kind enough to provide a step-by-step tutorial for the construction of this lovely project, so follow along and learn how to make your own!

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Not Quite Granny Crib Quilt

We have a special treat for you today! Cindy from the Live a Colorful Life blog has offered to guest post about the Not Quite Granny quilt that she made using Amanda Jean Nyberg’s new collection, Good Neighbors. Enjoy her post and be sure to check out her blog to see what else she’s working on!

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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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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 9

Hi There~ I’m Stephanie Dunphy and although I have a blog, Rummage, mostly you’ll find me on Instagram.  I’m @sadunphy. I’m really enjoying seeing all of the great quick and fun Gifty Galore projects and ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 7

I’m so excited to share my Seasons Placemats with you. They can be found in the Fast, Fun, and Gifty book, or you can download the individual pattern here. As usual, when coming up with this project I couldn’t make up my mind which applique design I wanted on my placemats—so Anita at Connecting Threads suggested ...

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