Podcast 9: Demystifying Batting

Choosing Batting from Connecting Threads
Once you’ve chosen your fabric, found your favorite brand of thread and pieced your top, batting is the next great frontier. There are so many choices to make, from color to material, we know it can be an overwhelming process. But! We’ve got just the answer to all your questions. Join Kris as she walks us through all …

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Podcast Episode 8: Quiltsgiving

Welcome to episode 8 on the Connecting Threads Podcast!
First up, Jenn and Chamisa describe their adventures at Quilt Festival in Houston. This was their first time at a major quilting event and it did not disappoint. Listen in as they share the challenges of having a booth in the marketplace as well as the tremendous inspiration they found in the exhibition of …

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Podcast 7: Quilts as Gifts

Welcome to episode 7 here on the Connecting Threads podcast! Join us as we wrestle with the all-important topic of gift sewing. Not only is it a timely topic (hello, November!), it’s also at the heart of our beloved craft.
Quilts, since time immemorial, have been made with love to be gifted to those closes to us. Every stitch represents thought, care and …

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Podcast 6: A Passion for Quilting

Essential Thread || Connecting Threads
Welcome to episode 6 here on the Connecting Threads podcast!
First up, Kris and our fantastic educator, Barb Tatera discuss the ins-and-outs of thread selection. Our quilts are only as good as the materials we use, and choosing the right thread for both piecing and quilting is step one to a project that will last for years to …

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Jenn’s First Quilt

jenn's first quilt
About a month ago, I finished my first quilt. I have sewn tons of small, quilted wall hangings over the years, but this was the first quilt I’ve ever made that would keep someone warm. I feel such a sense of accomplishment about it. It’s not particularly intricate or remarkable, but I marvel at it every time I sit watching a movie …

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Podcast 5: Inside November 2018

Jardin de Nicolette Fabric Collection | Connecting Threads
The 2018 holiday gift-giving season is upon us! Before you know it, cold weather with all of its hot beverages, cozy slippers and, of course, even cozier quilts will see us all settling into our craftrooms to finish up all those last minute gifts.
But wait! We’re not quite there yet, and there’s still time to enjoy …

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Podcast 4: All About Applique

All Star Elephant Applique Quilt Kit | ConnectingThreads.com
Welcome to Applique week here on the podcast! First up, Kris joins me to talk about precut pre-fused applique kits. (:34) Perfect for both beginners and seasoned applique enthusiasts, these kits offer a fun (and fast) way to sew up your next applique project. Next, Judy shares her favorite tools …

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Podcast 3: October 2018 New Kits and Collections!

Join us for our latest podcast episode as we chat our way through the new fabric collections and quilt kits! First up, Kris and Judy give us a little “behind the scenes” look into the selection process for new patterns. Next, they dive in to our newest project kit offerings and describe their very favorite projects from the October 2018 catalog.

Mum’s Garden Fabric Collection
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