Category Archives: Guest Blogger

Wiksten Top in the new Indigo Patchwork Fabric

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8 comments » fabric, fun, Guest Blogger, patterns, staff projects

I’m so excited to be writing this post for Connecting Threads! I work in the same building, just down the hall from all the sewing machines and fabric, but I generally stick to knitting and yarn as Catalog Director for Knit Picks. However, when my coworked Heidi walked through the office with a stack of fabric from the new Indigo Patchwork fabric collection, I did an almost cartoonish double take. All that blue in one place was irrisistable!

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Guest Blogger, Jody Houghton, talks about her new collection!

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7 comments » fabric, fun, Guest Blogger, news

Many of you may know my whimsical characters, FAITH, HOPE, and CHARITY from my past fabric collections. My ladies have been my voice and image for creating uplifting messages for many years now. Whether it be content for my Country Register column, Girlfriend Wisdom, or gifts products for Sisters, Girlfriends, or Quilters, the message is always positive.  How could characters with names honored by these great virtues, be anything but for the greater good?  Partner that concept with my love …

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Guest Blogger Marlene from Sipiweske Quilt Designs

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32 comments » Designer Interview, Guest Blogger, IDP, patterns

Hello everyone!  I’m thrilled to introduce my PDF patterns to all of you . . . it has been great fun working with the Anita at Connecting Threads to get these patterns loaded up and out to you.

Just a little background information about Sipiweske Quilt Designs: I started designing patterns back in 2003 and attended a couple of quilt markets in the beginning, but lately it seems that the good old career and family commitments have needed to come before my quilting career.  So I am super excited to be able to bring patterns to you through this wonderful world of technology.

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