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Open Skies BOM – Month 2

Hey friends! It’s been so fun to see everyone’s first blocks on the facebook group. Keep up the good work! This month we will be doing just two blocks, and 8 sashing strips. Our two new blocks have one thing in common – Square in a square units. Personally, I ...

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Ruby BOM – Month 9

It’s me again! This month we will get to make another four unique blocks, and this time three are repeats, and one brand spanking new. Since by now, we should all be pretty familiar with the techniques used in these blocks, I decided to skip over the ...

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Open Skies Block of the Month – Month 1

Welcome, everyone! I’m thrilled that so many of you have decided to join me in sewing up my latest Block of the Month quilt! Some of you may have already sewn some of my previous BOMs, but I suspect many of you might be new. Each month I’ll be posting a little tutorial blog here, with tricks and tips to help you create the best quilt possible. And with this BOM we will also be adding some extra content over ...

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National Quilting Week Questions

National Quilting Week has inspired us to explore our co-worker’s quilting journeys.  Darlene is our Fabric Assistant and overall maven in the sewing room, and everywhere else for that matter. We asked her some questions about her quilting journey and here are her answers:    How did you start quilting? I ...

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National Quilting Week Questions

Happy National Quilting Week! In honor of this week, we wanted to highlight some of the stories of our team-members quilting journey.  Sydney is one of our Graphic Designers, if you know our catalogs, you’ve seen Sydney’s amazing work. We asked her some questions regarding her relationship with quilting and her quilting journey and here are her answers:

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National Quilting Week Questions

March 14th- 18th is known as National Quilting Week! Now, this is a pretty big deal for us here at Connecting Threads. We were inspired to reach out to our co-workers and ask them some questions about their quilting journey.  Elizabeth is one of our photographers, so you probably have seen some of her work and didn’t know it! We asked her a series of questions regarding her relationship and journey with quilting so we will let her take ...

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Bunny Bag!

Hop into Spring with this adorable treat bag in the shape of a bunny! Perfect for stashing your candy and decorating. The pattern comes with a template and full instructions on how to make your very own bunny.  

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Carrot Treat Bag

Welcome Spring and Easter with this adorable treat bag in the shape of a carrot!  This project can be completed in a day and can be made using 10″ precuts, a couple of FQs, or other larger scraps you may ...

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Ruby BOM – Month 7

Hello friends! This month we get to make another 4 unique blocks. Yay! And once again, some of them may look a little familiar. That’s because three of the four blocks for this month are ones we’ve sewn before. The only block this month that is brand spanking ...

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How To Make and Send Quilted Valentines

Quilted Valentines (or postcards) are so easy to make!  Use your scraps or a block pattern you’ve always wanted to try and let’s send something handmade to our loved ones.  What you will need:  ~5″x7″ finished pieced block to trim down to 4″x6″ ~5″x7″ batting  ~5″x7″ backing fabric to trim down to 4″x6″  Quilting thread Quilting ruler  Rotary cutter Cardstock or Bolt Boards Sewing machine or hand sewing needles   Step one:  Create your pieced mini quilt. Pick a block you’ve always wanted ...

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