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Recent Posts by Susie

    Happy National Quilting Day!

    Today happens to be our favorite holiday, National Quilting Day! Here at the Connecting Threads office, we’re known to celebrate this holiday all week long. Who knows, next year we might even celebrate for the entire month!  In honor of our National Quilting Day, we wanted to share with you some of our favorite quilts from our personal collections. ...

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    Introducing The Mercantile Block of the Month

    We can't keep it a secret any longer! We're excited to share that we're offering our very first Block of the Month! Mercantile, designed by one of our all-time-favorites, Kristin Gassway is sewn up in General Store, our newest assortment of 1930s feedsack-style fabrics. Every print comes from an authentic vintage feedsack, meticulously recolored and scaled into this charming group of quilting cottons.

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    Fabric Collection
    Introducing Faux Linen Tonals!

    With a new year comes new collections! We’ve been busy bees around here working on four new exclusive collections for our winter catalog, which are all SO lovely, but today I’m here to gush over my personal favorite, Faux Linen Tonals! I don’t know about you, but I LOVE linen! I love the texture, and I just wish it wasn’t so ...

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    Meet Patrice!

    Ever wonder who’s behind those gorgeous exclusive fabrics you see on our site? Meet Patrice, our senior textile designer here at Connecting Threads. Patrice says she’s always been fascinated by repeating patterns and colorful designs. When she was a kid, she loved tagging along to the fabric store to help her mom pick out fabrics. *Fun fact: I traveled to Quilt ...

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    Sashiko Cushion Cover Kit from Connecting Threads
    Staff Picks

    Working at Connecting Threads comes with plenty of perks, but the best one by far is getting to try EVERYTHING! Here’s what our staff is currently excited about!  Sashiko Cushion Cover Kit  “I just finished my very first sashiko project and it was every bit as fun as I thought it would be. Not only was ...

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    5 Things to Love About Sew Great Cutting Tools

    Meet your new favorite cutting tools! From the tiniest 2.5″ Embroidery Scissors to big ol’ 9″ Classic Fabric Scissors, we’ve made the perfect tool for every cutting job! So what’s so great (pun very much intended) about Sew Great cutting tools? I’m glad you asked! 1. These blades are SHARP. Who wants to ...

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