Category Archives: Staff Picks

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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Tool Review Tuesday: Chaco Liners

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: Chaco Liners by Clover, Item #81744, 81745, 81747 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Jenna What is this tool typically ...

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Spotlight on: Free-Motion Quilting

When it comes to starting a free-motion quilting project, the beginning can be exciting! Some quilters take many classes before feeling comfortable free-motion quilting. Whether you are tackling free-motion quilting for the first time or the 100th time, here are some tools that I think are helpful in getting the job done. Have a plan: Planning out what design you will quilt is a great starting point. There are many books that will give you ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: YoYo Makers

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: YoYo Makers by Clover, Item # 81857, 81858, 81837, 81838 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Jenna

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Tool Review Tuesday: Wedge Iron

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: Wedge Iron by Clover, Item #82300 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Ann

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Tool Review Tuesday: Zirkel Magnetic Pin Holder

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: Zirkel Magnetic Pin Holder by Jeremiah LLC, Item # 82345, 82337, 82379 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Judy

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Tool Review Tuesday: Double-Sided Multi-Craft Carrier

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: Double-Sided Multi-Craft Carrier by Creative Options, Item #82068 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Ann

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Tool Review Tuesday: 505 Spray & Fix

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: 505 Spray & Fix by JT Trading Company, Item # 20276 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Karen

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Tool Review Tuesday: Mighty Travel Iron

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: Mighty Travel Iron by Dritz, Item # 82350 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Jamila

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Tool Review Tuesday: Frixion Erasable Gel Pens

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: Frixion Erasable Gel Pens by Pilot, Item #82263, 82264, 82262 Connecting Threads Guest Reviewer: Bea Lee, avid quilter and pattern designer

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