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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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. ...

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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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