Recent Posts by Kristin Gassaway

    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 This block may look fancy, but it ...

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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 share ideas and stay motivated! For Month 2 we will ...

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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, and hope that you will ...

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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 navy borders and we are done! Our last flying geese ...

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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 some wiggle room and cut the borders longer than ...

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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 we CAN DO IT. So let’s begin with those 18 ...

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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! This month we will be sewing up some sawtooth ...

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    Annabelle BOM Month 5

    Well friends, we are now officially past the half-way mark with this quilt. Yay! This month will be a lighter month as far as sewing goes, but since we are full swing into the holiday season, hopefully it will be a welcome reprieve for everyone. Don’t get me wrong, sewing is my happy place, but at this time of year ...

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    Seasons BOM Month 6

    The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. After months of sewing blocks, we get to put this quilt all together and finish! I know many of you jumped right in after finishing last month’s blocks and have already assembled the main portion of the quilt. Once you have the quilt blocks all laid out, it’s not too ...

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    Seasons BOM Month 5

    Can you guys believe we are already on month 5? We are on the home stretch! This month we will be making the last three blocks for this quilt, so that next month we can finally put this beauty together and finish! Yay! Hearts and Pinwheels

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