Category Archives: Quilt With Us

Lasting Legacies Block of the Month

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The Lasting Legacies Quilt Along is beginning their first block for Connecting Threads first ever Block of the Month this week. It is being constructed from the brand new Lasting Legacies civil war collection. The quilt is made with twelve blocks; two colorways of six different blocks giving the overall look a very scrappy, yet cohesive feel. The project will be made over a seven month period with the first six months dedicated to making the blocks and the last month for constructing the sashing and borders.

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December Candle Mat

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Awe, isn’t he so cute?! Perfect for the holiday season, this little snowman will bring a joyful cheer to your home. The December Candle Mat is constructed from Quilter’s Candy fabric options. Applique, embroidery and half-square-triangles (HST) make up this cheerful project. I’m sure you’ll want to make a number of them as gifts for friends and family. Certainly a quick sew, and easily created in a couple of hours. You just need to be careful which way you turn the HSTs.

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November Candle Mat

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I just love this time of year. It’s so full of beautiful colors, and events that bring people together. My favorite activity is decorating for all our special holidays. We had a very long and warm summer this year for the Pacific Northwest, so I was ready for autumn. I thought for our November Candle Mat, a beautiful leaf and acorns in fall colors from our Quilters Candy collection would be more than perfect.

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Gifty Galore Chevron Pillow

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I decided that I needed deadlines to accomplish some quilting/sewing goals I set for myself, so I signed up for some projects for Gifty Galore. I saw these adorable Chevron pillows in the book Pillow Pop and decided they would look super cute in my house!

I selected fabrics that I thought would look good in my family room. I decorated it quite a few years ago now in my “wallpaper phase” and it may not be trendy but I still like it.

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