June Notions Newsletter

While next week marks the official start of summer, here at Connecting Threads we are getting a jump start with our newest collection, Somer’s Garden. It’s full of beautiful blooms in tangy citrus colors mixed with blues reminiscent of summer skies. Bring on the summer decorating!!

This collection brings to mind the fun, refreshing moments …

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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 Thimbleneedles, and embroidery floss.
My creative 6 year-old Ella saw me embroidering and asked to try stitching …

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iPad Sleeve

Hand sewing has never been so fun! I’ve done a few small projects recently that were made completely by hand, and the outcome was great! When trying to decide on which project I’d like to tackle next, I thought I would challenge myself a little more and go for something I wasn’t sure could even be executed properly without a machine. Since Mothers’ Day happened last month, I thought my mom would love to receive a gift from …

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