Meet Chamisa!
1.14.2019


Hi there! My name is Chamisa, and I’m the Textile Production Assistant here at Connecting Threads. Making things runs in my family. When I was very little, my mom worked for a dress maker and was also an avid knitter, and my dad worked as a carpenter for Habitat for Humanity. Needless to say I’ve been a crafter since, …

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Podcast 11: Inside Winter 2019
1.3.2019

Faux Linen Tonals Connecting Threads
Welcome to episode 11, here on the Connecting Threads Podcast.  There’s nothing better than getting a crisp, new Connecting Threads catalog (or should I say magazine?) in the mail. New fabrics, fun kits, and fabulous accessories await in every issue.
Today, Kris and Patrice wax poetic about their favorite kits and take us behind the scenes as we …

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Podcast 9: Demystifying Batting
12.6.2018

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
11.22.2018


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
11.8.2018


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
10.25.2018

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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