Follow along with our team of quilters as we show off our new projects, discuss new and exciting techniques, talk about new fabric collections, and share news about the latest and greatest happenings here at Connecting Threads.
Maryann in NY just asked me about tags (or badges) we used to have – you print them out and wear them to quilt shows to meet other QWU members. For some reason, the tags had disappeared, so I’ve just reinstated them.Click here to find the free files. You an also find them under the Freebies tab, under Downloads.
So Maryann, my cousin Joy, and I will all be at the Sisters, Oregon quilt show on July 10th. ...
I realized after I shot these that I hadn’t pressed the final borders yet, so please excuse the wrinkles. This baby is at the longarm’s right now. Next time you see it, it’ll be beautifully quilted and bound, and all glammed up in a pretty professional shot for a kit. You might not even recognize it! 🙂 For those of you wondering what I’m ...
Since this month is Kaleidoscope month, I decided to go straight to the source and had the good fortune to have an interview with the guru of all Kaleidoscope techniques, Bethany S. Reynolds.
Bethany is the oh-so famous designer that first developed the beloved Stack-n-Whack® technique of layering fabrics before cutting to create Kaleidoscope blocks. She has been sewing since she was a child, but began quilting in 1982.
Bethany lives on the beautiful coast of Maine.
Recently we had a flag kit for sale, that required quite a lot of curved piecing. We’ve had so many questions about this technique, that Sharla and I put together a quick video to demonstrate. Hope this helps!