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Tool Review Tuesday: Chenille Needles

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: John James Chenille Needles by Colonial Needle Co, Item #21350, 21351, 21353, 21354, 21352 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Ann

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Wonderland Two Fabric Collection

Melissa Mortenson of Polka Dot Chair delights the senses with her fabric collection Wonderland Two. This collection combines all of the wonder and whimsy you would expect from a fabric collection inspired by Alice in Wonderland. The soft blues and teals are beautiful, but the whimsical rabbit focal is absolutely adorable. Each rabbit is dressed in their finest attire. They’re wearing hats ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Kwik Klip

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Kwik Klip by Paula Jean Creations, Item #82219 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Jenna

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Introducing: Country Inn

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our latest fabric collection! Meet Country Inn, a gorgeous array of of Traditional French Country designs inspired by a love of French country life. Its palette of creams, taupes, brick reds, and denim blues make it the perfect collection for quilters looking to create  projects with a warm and inviting quality. At the heart of the collection is the Country Life focal. ...

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Introducing – Sundown

It is my pleasure to introduce our newest fabric collection, Sundown. It is amazing how a collection of colors not found on a color wheel can still be so pleasing to the eye. The Sundown collection features a neutral palette full of earth tones – the colors of wood, stone, and soil. The colors in this collection were ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Black Gold Needles

It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart. Featured Tool: Black Gold Needles – Appliqué Sharps by Clover, Item #21198, 21199, 21200, 21201 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Judy

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Introducing: Cottage Grove

The lovely Cottage Grove collection by Connecting Threads is here! The CT staff have been busy designing, selecting, and sewing projects to highlight this whimsical garden collection – and now we get to share them with you. We are so excited! The color palette is luscious and includes shades of lavender, violet, green, periwinkle, and cream. The focal is a stylized, packed floral with cottages nestled among the botanical abundance. Our fabric ...

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Quilting Tools for the Traveler

Are you a traveling quilter? Do you often go to quilt shows, quilt groups, or just like to take your small projects with you to a friends house? Although I love doing crafting/quilting/sewing with a group of friends, if you’re anything like me, I carry way too many quilting tools–it looks like I’m almost moving in! The long rulers for cutting full-length fabrics and the cutting mat are of course necessary, but large to carry.

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Staff Favorites – Books

There are a lot of exciting new books at Connecting Threads! It is hard to choose what to write about, so I chose a few stand-out favorites. If you click any of the book links below you can look at inside images of the books on our website. Our staff also writes reviews on books they love that you can see on the book page.

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New! The Arabella Collection

Now introducing:  Arabella! This fabric collection was designed by Debbie Beaves for Maywood Studio. It showcases the sweet-scented violet and lush purples and greens. This spring-flowering beauty is sure to be an inspiration for a fresh new project.   Kits, Projects, and More The Labyrinth Table Runner Kit ...

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