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    Podcast Episode 11: Inside Winter 2019

    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 ...

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    Podcast Episode 10: Crafting for the New Year

    At least once a year, typically towards the end or, rather the beginning, it’s a great idea to come together to take stock, celebrate achievements, and refocus on what’s really important. Today, Kris and Alison sit down to talk about Connecting Threads, the company, and brand you’ve known and loved for so many years. We hear about our ...

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    Podcast Episode 9: Demystifying Batting

    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 ...

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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 ...

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    Podcast Episode 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 ...

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    Patchwork Wiksten Kimono Jacket!

    Swoon! Introducing my patchwork Wiksten Kimono Jacket! I’ve had the pattern for months now. Finally, the stars aligned, inspiration struck, and I realized that my stash of fat quarters and this pattern were meant to be together!

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    Podcast Episode 6: A Passion for Quilting

    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 ...

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    Podcast Episode 5: Inside November 2018

    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 ...

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    Podcast Episode 4: All About Applique

    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 ...

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    Podcast Episode 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 ...

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