Category Archives: Tools

Spotlight on: Free-Motion Quilting

When it comes to starting a free-motion quilting project, the beginning can be exciting! Some quilters take many classes before feeling comfortable free-motion quilting. Whether you are tackling free-motion quilting for the first time or the 100th time, here are some tools that I think are helpful in getting the job done. Have a plan: Planning out what design you will quilt is a great starting point. There are many books that will give you ...

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Pins & Needles Sale!

Put a pin in it! We’re having a pins and needles sale on Connecting Threads where you can get 40% off select pins, needles and accessories. Sale ends on March 20th at 11:59pm PST so get these handy items while you can. Shop the sale here.  

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Tool Review Tuesday: Embroidery Hoop

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: Embroidery Hoop by Clover, Item #82034, 82035 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Winthur What is this tool typically ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Giveaway!

This Tool Review Tuesday is dedicated to one of the hottest quilting tools of all — the iron. Irons are a vital tool during the entire quilting and sewing process for a multitude of reasons. They allow you to: Press your fabric and remove any wrinkles or puckers Ensure your fabric measurements (and cuts!) are accurate Press, set, and nest your seams so they lay the ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Wonder Under

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: Wonder Under by Pellon Consumer Products, Item #21206 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Anita What is this tool ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Hold It Precision Stiletto

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: Hold It Precision Stiletto by Clover, Item #82173 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Anita

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Tool Review Tuesday: YoYo Makers

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: YoYo Makers by Clover, Item # 81857, 81858, 81837, 81838 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Jenna

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Tool Review Tuesday: Wedge 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: Wedge Iron by Clover, Item #82300 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Ann

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Tool Review Tuesday: Zirkel Magnetic Pin Holder

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: Zirkel Magnetic Pin Holder by Jeremiah LLC, Item # 82345, 82337, 82379 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Judy

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Tool Review Tuesday: Double-Sided Multi-Craft Carrier

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: Double-Sided Multi-Craft Carrier by Creative Options, Item #82068 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Ann

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