Category Archives: Tools

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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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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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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Tool Review Tuesday: Dritz Soft Comfort Thimbles

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: Soft Comfort Thimbles by Dritz, Item #82343 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Jenna What ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Dritz Needle Storage Tubes

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: Needle Storage Tubes by Dritz, Item #82338 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Mari

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Tool Review Tuesday: Clover Hot Ruler

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: Hot Ruler by Clover, Item #82301 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Judy

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Tool Review Tuesday: Clover Patchwork Pins

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: Patchwork Pins by Clover, Item #82201 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Ann

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Stains and Spiders: A Product Review

Judy is our resident merchandising manager and storyteller, two roles she frequently combines with great effect. At our last meeting, she shared a story that was both a product review and a hilarious personal anecdote that left us rolling. This is her story. The Set-Up:  My husband was in the bathroom putting some greasy ointment on our dog’s ear. I was going to bed. As I pulled back the covers before climbing in, a BIG, black, thick-legged, sturdy-looking spider took off running ...

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Iron Cleaners Review

    My iron has never been so dirty! I am not sure what I did to cause such a brown build-up on the surface and in the grooves of my iron. I think it may be that I recently made a ...

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Staff Favorite Quilting Tools

This year has brought many amazing products to not only customers, but our staff, too! Below is a list of quilting tools that have been approved by Connecting Threads and would be a perfect purchase to end 2015. If you have been eyeing any of these items, now is the perfect time to check some out and have them in your home before the new year! If you use embroidery floss or thicker thread, the Embroidery Needle Threader is definitely for you. Tested (and loved) ...

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