Cottage Chic Introduction & An Interview with Winthur Sempliner

In the summertime, prints such as floral and gingham fit impeccably against an adorable, pastel background. It is evocative of a weekend getaway to the country or the whimsicality in a little girl’s bedroom, which is why Cottage Chic is the perfect name for the 23 playful prints shown in this collection. I could see myself at any age simply adoring the combination of dots and lattice, especially when done up in pinks, baby blues, and sea …

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Piccadilly Sundress in Cottage Chic fabric
Marian wearing the Picadilly Dress sewn from Cottage Chic CollectionMarian wearing the Picadilly Dress sewn from Cottage Chic Collection

I sewed this adorable little sundress for my daughter Marian from our exclusive Cottage Chic fabric collection using the Piccadilly Sundress Pattern by Sewing Sue.  I loved sewing this pattern.  It was easy to follow and has a very professional look to it when completed. I love how the …

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Introducing Christmas Glitz + An Interview!

I am the type of person who, no matter the time of year, will belt out Christmas songs when I hear them. There is something about the holidays that gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. Maybe it’s the (entire) trays of chocolate chip cookies I shamelessly consume or the hot chocolate I love to make from scratch, but nothing beats Christmas (why else would it be called the “most wonderful time …

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Christmas in July – Week 4

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our Week 4 giveaway! Using a random number generator, we have selected Joseph as our winner!
We are thrilled to hear the feedback you have given us so far in the Christmas in July contest and want to thank everyone for their participation. The month is coming to an end, which means so is this …

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 4

Starburst Pillow Pattern
Hello everyone!  I’m Andy Knowlton from A Bright Corner.  The Gifty Galore blog posts are just getting started and I’m looking forward to seeing what each contributor shares here!  Today I’m sharing a free downloadable PDF pattern for this fun Starburst Pillow.
I love giving pillows as gifts – they’re quick & fun projects and it’s easy to customize each pillow to fit the recipient.
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Behind The Scenes: September 2015 Connecting Threads Catalog

Connecting Threads September 2015 Catalog
The wide variety of fabric collections definitely continues with the spread we have in store for everyone in the September catalog.
I feel like we got pretty lucky with our locations for this catalog—they are both so tastefully decorated, complete with beautiful natural lighting, and paired SO well with the different styles of the projects.
The first house is tucked away in the Ladd’s Addition …

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August Little Quilt

August Little Quilt Fab
The August Little Quilt is constructed with the Connecting Threads Quilter’s Candy Basics in a cheery winter theme. The Kit is now available with the pattern download becoming available August 3rd! I like the idea of this cool-themed quilt for August!
Our August Little Quilt is a sweet repeat of the Attic Windows block. This is perfect for showcasing a fabric with a …

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