Category Archives: Podcast

Connecting Threads Podcast Episode 20 – The Importance of Thread Featuring Diane Henry!

Today’s episode of the Connecting Threads Podcast is all about thread. Lately we’ve been thinking about the importance of thread in all sewing, but especially in quilting. Thread is much like the laces in a shoe. While absolutely vital, they’re often taken for granted until troubles arise.With the untold hours spent carefully selecting fabrics, servicing the machine, and choosing buttons ...

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Connecting Threads Podcast Episode 19 – The Joys of Precuts and How To Use Them To Their Full Potential in Your Next Quilt Project

Welcome to the new season of the Connecting Threads Podcast with new host Zoey! Zoey is a fabric fanatic and is constantly seeking new skills, supplies, and epic adventures. As a fiber artist, bag maker, and quilter, she spends her evenings and weekends sewing as much as she can muster while her Corgi sits under her desk, snoring. She will grab ...

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Connecting Threads Podcast Episode 18 – Kate’s Quilt

Kate is a long time crafter, mom, and as of today, former Connecting Threads podcast host. Now that her first project is lovingly on display in her craft space,  she must bid you all adieu as she prepares to mosey on down the quilted road. But before she goes, she managed to sneak in one last chat with her good friends ...

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Connecting Threads Podcast Episode 17 – Sewing Machines

Kate is a long time crafter, mom, and lover of all things pumpkin flavored. Kate also has some BIG news—She finished her first quilt. She plans on riding this wave of accomplishment well into the new year, while also setting her sights on her next project—definitely something with flying geese. In the meantime, Kate is spending her time chatting it up ...

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Connecting Threads Podcast Episode 16 – Batiks and Basics

On this episode of the Connecting Threads Podcast, we’re looking behind the scenes to see what’s new at Connecting Threads. First we hear from Kris who’s telling all about batik fabric production and what makes batik’s special. Next Marketing Director Jennifer Fish is going to help answer some common questions that people ask about us and our website, like “What’s the Design ...

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Connecting Threads Podcast Episode 15 – Quilting Questions Answered

On this episode of the Connecting Threads Podcast, Kate is asking some questions and getting some answers. There are some things that have come up for her that has prevented her from moving forward with her quilt and there are some questions from the Connecting Threads community that Elise and Patrice help answer. From basting and fibers, come learn with Kate. First up ...

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Connecting Threads Podcast Episode 14 – Block of the Month

On this episode of the Connecting Threads Podcast, Kate is taking a break from talking about her quilt to learn more about Block of the Month. Kate checks in with Kris and learns more about what even is a “Block of the Month” and learns more about quilting subscriptions. Later we hear from the designer of the Connecting Threads July Block ...

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Podcast Episode 12: Tips for Beginners

The Connecting Threads Podcast is back! This season we follow Kate, a mom, serial organizer, and all-around podcast enthusiast, as she embarks on a quest to become a quilter. Kate comes from a long line of quilters whose roots originate in the midwest and predate the Depression era. She’s drawn to quilting because she’s drawn to things that bring comfort, and also ...

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Podcast Episode 11: Inside Winter 2019

Welcome to episode 11, here on the Connecting Threads Podcast.  There’s nothing better than getting a crisp, new Connecting Threads catalog in the mail. New fabrics, fun kits, and fabulous accessories await in every issue. Today, Kris and Patrice chat about their favorite kits and take us behind the scenes as we hear the ins ...

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