Category Archives: Tools

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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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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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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Wonder Clips
Tool Review Tuesday: Wonder Clips

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 Clips by Clover, Item #s 82238, 82234, 82233, 82235, 82024, 82080 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Teri

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EmbroideryMistake
Embroidery Fun With My Daughter

Embroidery has reentered my life after a temporary hiatus. It started by my recent trip to Minneapolis to visit my new baby nephew. While I was packing for my trip, I knew I wanted to pick up some handwork to do on the plane, so I chose Jenni Calo’s Floral Fiesta Embroidered Pouch Pattern Download, packed some fabric, my Dritz Soft Comfort Thimble, needles, and embroidery floss. My creative 6 year-old Ella saw me embroidering and asked to try stitching ...

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Olfa Folding Cutting Mat
Tool Review Tuesday & Giveaway: Olfa Folding Cutting Mat

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: Folding Cutting Mat by Olfa, Item # 82315, 82314 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Ann

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