Blast Off! Play Date Bag
6.17.2015

One of my favorite things about being “auntie” to my best friend’s little one is making things for my adorable niece. So I was excited to make the Play Date Bag pattern, which would make a backpack for her and a purse for me. Best of all, these bags would both be made with fabric from the new Blast Off! collection, a series of space themed prints, some of which glow in the dark! Her mom and I …

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Gifty Galore 2015 is Starting Soon!
6.16.2015


We are so excited to announce that our Gifty Galore Quilt Along is back for another fun and exciting year. For those of you who are new to the Quilt Along, Gifty Galore was started several years ago as a group on our quilting community, Quilt With Us. Over the years, the group has gone through multiple iterations, and this year is no different! Thanks to the help of team members …

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Behind the Scenes: The July 2015 Connecting Threads Catalog
6.15.2015

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Another catalog, another round of fun and contrasting collections! With two brand new exclusive collections, new Quilter’s Candy novelties, AND new outside collections; we are SO excited for the July catalog to go live tomorrow!
This time, just as the weather has been warming up here in the Pacific Northwest, we had to switch our gears to colder weather and certain festive holidays. We had the pleasure of shooting one of our …

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Summer Sewing: Island Hopping Table Runner
5.21.2015

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I’m not going to lie, I was a little intimidated when deciding whether or not to sew this table runner in our new Island Hopping collection!
Island Hopping Sampler
Considering my sewing experience lies squarely within the realm of clothing and alterations, plus a simple one-patch flannel quilt top; I knew this would be a… learning experience for me. But, …

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