Category Archives: Staff Picks

Tool Review Tuesday: Clover Mini 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: Mini Iron by Clover, Item # 81912 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Mari

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Weekly Curated Sale – Crazy About Triangles

This week, we’re crazy about triangles! We’ve selected our favorite triangle items to help you master the art of measuring, cutting, aligning, and creating those perfectly shaped points for all your quilting projects. Whether you’re a beginning quilter just learning about the ubiquitous Half-Square Triangle or an advanced designer looking for new triangle rulers and design inspiration, we have something for you. If you’re just getting started or looking for a great triangle-based reference, three of our favorite go-to books on ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: LED Sewing Machine Light Kit

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: LED Sewing Machine Light Kit by Ecoluxlighting, LLC, part #: 82084, 82085 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Judy & Karen

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Weekly Curated Sale – On the Go

For this sale, we’ve picked some things that would work well for the traveling quilter. Summer is upon us – what better time to go to a Quilting Retreat or take a class on a new technique you’ve always wanted to learn? Many of you take to the roads in your RV and who says you have to leave your favorite hobby behind? Whomever said quilting wasn’t portable just didn’t look hard enough – where there is a will, there ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Wonder Clips

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: Wonder Clips by Clover, Item #s 82238, 82234, 82233, 82235, 82024, 82080 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Teri

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Tool Review Tuesday & Giveaway: Olfa Folding Cutting Mat

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: Folding Cutting Mat by Olfa, Item # 82315, 82314 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Ann

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Tool Review Tuesday: Dritz Soft Comfort Thimbles

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: Soft Comfort Thimbles by Dritz, Item #82343 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Jenna What ...

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Tool Review Tuesday: Dritz Needle Storage Tubes

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: Needle Storage Tubes by Dritz, Item #82338 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Mari

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Tool Review Tuesday: Clover Hot Ruler

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: Hot Ruler by Clover, Item #82301 Connecting Threads Reviewer: Judy

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Book Review: Scrap-Basket Strips & Squares

I love looking through Scrap-Basket Strips and Squares because the projects have a good balance between modern and vintage-esque fabrics–and the yardage requirements are listed for both precuts and stash options. Kim Brackett’s quilts have a fun optical illusion to them. The blocks seem to appear to overlap and give dimension to the patterns. This book has clear instructions and illustrations ...

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