Recent Posts by Kristin Gassaway

    Ruby BOM – Month 6

    Hi everyone, and Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and got some time to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season. Christmas time is my absolute favorite! As for my family, we tried something completely different this year, and spent Christmas with our extended family on a Caribbean cruise, courtesy of my very wonderful and generous father. We had planned it way back in March, thinking we would be post-pandemic by now. We were a ...

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    Ruby BOM – Month 5

    Welcome back, and Happy Holidays everyone! I hope during this season that you all get to take a little time for yourself, and hopefully some of that ‘me’ time involves quilting. As for me, I’m still working on getting up the last of my Christmas decorations. My ...

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    Ruby BOM Month 3

    Happy Fall everyone! I’m so happy to join you all again, and provide a little tutorial for this month’s blocks (#6, #7, #15, and #17). Let’s dive right in! Block #6

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    Ruby BOM Month 2

    Hello again friends! I hope you all enjoyed making our first four blocks in Month 1. I really loved reading everyone’s comments and photos on Facebook this past month. If you haven’t joined our Ruby Facebook group, I would highly recommend it. It’s a great place to ...

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    Welcome to the Ruby Block of the Month!

    Hello friends! I’m excited to join you on this journey over the next twelve months while we sew up this not-so-little gem of a quilt called Ruby. I’ve always LOVED red and white quilts so I jumped at the chance to design one for Connecting Threads.  I’m pretty happy with the results, ...

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    Annabelle BOM Month 9

    We did it! We’ve finally made it to the finish line! Four our very last month we will be making a few more flying geese, then sewing our flying geese rows together and on to the quilt. After that, all we have left to do is attach those final ...

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    Annabelle BOM Month 8

    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 ...

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    Annabelle BOM Month 7

    Hi friends! I’m not gonna lie – this month is A LOT. At least, it felt that way to me. We are making an additional 18 blocks, and then sewing those blocks together with the ones from last month, and then attaching all of it to the center portion. Phew! But ...

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    Annabelle BOM Month 6

    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! ...

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