Category Archives: Staff Picks

sewing edge
Tool Review Tuesday: Sewing Edge

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Sewing Edge by C&T Publishing, Item # 82331 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Jenna

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Needle Threader
Weekly Curated Sale ~ Appliqué & Embroidery Tools

We LOVE appliqué and embroidery here at Connecting Threads! There’s nothing better than sitting on the sofa at night with a good movie, needle and thread. For this sale, we’ve picked some things that work well for appliqué projects and embroidery. Both are so popular right now– especially embroidery! I so enjoy the challenge of choosing the right thread color and thread that will blend well and sink into the fibers of the textile, like you would sink into a warm, soft ...

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stack n store
Tool Review Tuesday: Stack ‘n Store Bobbin Tower

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Stack ‘n Store Bobbin Tower by Clover, Item #81920 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Laraine

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Mechanical Fabric Pencil
Tool Review Tuesday: Mechanical Fabric Pencil

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Mechanical Fabric Pencil by Fons & Porter, Item # 81861 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Kindal

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vellum
Tool Review Tuesday: Translucent Vellum Paper

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Simple Foundations Translucent Vellum Paper by C&T, Item # 20712 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Teri

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wonderclips
Weekly Curated Sale – Bestsellers

Q. What is better than the best? A. The best, on sale! This week, we created a sale especially for our bestselling quilting and sewing items, giving you the opportunity to add them to your own collection at a special discount. Our list includes some of the One quilting lifesaver (and consistent bestseller!) is the Omnigrid Mat by Dritz. Self-healing, lightweight, and sturdy, this mat is a must for quilters, sewers, and crafters. It allows you to both protect your surfaces as ...

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Clover Mini Iron
Tool Review Tuesday: Clover Mini Iron

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Mini Iron by Clover, Item # 81912 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Mari

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Super 60
Weekly Curated Sale – Crazy About Triangles

This week, we’re crazy about triangles! We’ve selected our favorite triangle items to help you master the art of measuring, cutting, aligning, and creating those perfectly shaped points for all your quilting projects. Whether you’re a beginning quilter just learning about the ubiquitous Half-Square Triangle or an advanced designer looking for new triangle rulers and design inspiration, we have something for you. If you’re just getting started or looking for a great triangle-based reference, three of our favorite go-to books on ...

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LED Sewing Machine Light Kit
Tool Review Tuesday: LED Sewing Machine Light Kit

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: LED Sewing Machine Light Kit by Ecoluxlighting, LLC, part #: 82084, 82085 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Judy & Karen

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Fons & Porter Design Wall
Weekly Curated Sale – On the Go

For this sale, we’ve picked some things that would work well for the traveling quilter. Summer is upon us – what better time to go to a Quilting Retreat or take a class on a new technique you’ve always wanted to learn? Many of you take to the roads in your RV and who says you have to leave your favorite hobby behind? Whomever said quilting wasn’t portable just didn’t look hard enough – where there is a will, there ...

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