Essential Notions
4.19.2021

What is a notion? Essentially, a sewing notion is any tool used when completing a project that would not otherwise be classified as a sewing machine, fabric, nor thread. The world of notions is vast and can quickly become overwhelming. I’ve narrowed this down and compiled a list of multi-use essentials that are key for any successful sewing or quilting venture.

Regardless of the pattern …

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Barn Stars Block of the Month Preparations
4.21.2021

Hello fellow Barn Stars Block of the Month or BoM participants! We are so delighted to be sewing along with you all over the next 9 months. As noted at the time of registration, the first boxes will begin shipping to all active subscribers in early May 2021. Keep an eye on your email inbox for related tracking details once they’ve left our warehouse!

My …

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Annabelle BOM Month 8
3.4.2021

Hi Friends!

This month is easy peasy, especially after all the work we did on this quilt last month!

All we have to do is sew on a simple border, and then make ourselves some flying geese.

I may have mentioned this before, but whenever I’m sewing borders I always give myself some wiggle room and cut the borders longer than …

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Annabelle BOM Month 6
1.11.2021

Hello again friends and Happy New Year!

I couldn’t be more excited for 2021. It goes without saying that we’ve all been through a lot this past year, so here’s hoping for a year of healing and happiness ahead!

And what better way to start the new year, than with quilting! This month we will be sewing up some sawtooth …

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Seasons BOM Month 6
12.8.2020

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. After months of sewing blocks, we get to put this quilt all together and finish!

I know many of you jumped right in after finishing last month’s blocks and have already assembled the main portion of the quilt. Once you have the quilt blocks all laid out, it’s not too …

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Connecting Threads Podcast Episode 18 – Kate’s Quilt
11.20.2020

Kate is a long time crafter, mom, and as of today, former Connecting Threads podcast host. Now that her first project is lovingly on display in her craft space,  she must bid you all adieu as she prepares to mosey on down the quilted road. But before she goes, she managed to sneak in one last chat with her good friends …

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