Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 18

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Project 18 in our Gifty Galore quilt along is an American Flag Triptych (free pattern)! You can keep the little quilt whole for your hanging pleasure, or the pattern gives directions to cut it in three sections for the Wire Scroll Tri-Stand. The tutorial following also provides direction for cutting it into three sections. Let’s …

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Fall Projects to Try

If you are like me, this time of the year can seem busy and overwhelming. With so many things to do and the holidays quickly approaching, you may be finding it difficult to make time to sew. If devoting yourself to a quilt seems impossible at this point, there are still ways to keep crafting without a huge time commitment.
Not only are small projects both quick and easy, they also double as perfect gifts or festive home decor!
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Designing Heirloom Manor
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This October, we debuted a new fabric collection in our catalog and online called Heirloom Manor.  I personally love this collection—to date it is my favorite fabric line that I have worked on since starting here as fabric designer a little over a year ago.
The working title for this fabric collection was “Rich Country Floral”, …

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Oliver + S Roller Skate Dress, in Tiger Lily Fabric!

Hi, Everyone! I’m Holly, and I’m the Multimedia Manager at Connecting Threads’ sister company Knit Picks. I’ve written on the CT blog before, and I’m back with another testimonial of a truly great pattern I’ve sewn recently, in a truly adorable fabric. See, I have two daughters named Penny (age 3.5) and Lulu (almost 2), and when I made one of them an Oliver & S Roller Skate Dress in Heather Ross’ Ballerinas fabric, I loved it so much, I had to make two! This is Lulu, in hers:


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