Jenn’s First Quilt

jenn's first quilt
About a month ago, I finished my first quilt. I have sewn tons of small, quilted wall hangings over the years, but this was the first quilt I’ve ever made that would keep someone warm. I feel such a sense of accomplishment about it. It’s not particularly intricate or remarkable, but I marvel at it every time I sit watching a movie …

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Podcast 5: Inside November 2018

Jardin de Nicolette Fabric Collection | Connecting Threads
The 2018 holiday gift-giving season is upon us! Before you know it, cold weather with all of its hot beverages, cozy slippers and, of course, even cozier quilts will see us all settling into our craftrooms to finish up all those last minute gifts.
But wait! We’re not quite there yet, and there’s still time to enjoy …

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Podcast 4: All About Applique

All Star Elephant Applique Quilt Kit |
Welcome to Applique week here on the podcast! First up, Kris joins me to talk about precut pre-fused applique kits. (:34) Perfect for both beginners and seasoned applique enthusiasts, these kits offer a fun (and fast) way to sew up your next applique project. Next, Judy shares her favorite tools …

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Podcast 3: October 2018 New Kits and Collections!

Join us for our latest podcast episode as we chat our way through the new fabric collections and quilt kits! First up, Kris and Judy give us a little “behind the scenes” look into the selection process for new patterns. Next, they dive in to our newest project kit offerings and describe their very favorite projects from the October 2018 catalog.

Mum’s Garden Fabric Collection
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Podcast 2: Eversewn Sewing Machines!

One of the core tools in a quilter’s craft room is the sewing machine. It takes center stage (as it should) and every new machine is the result of careful thought and much pondering before you replace or add one to your collection. After all, you’ll be spending hours sewing with it, creating everything from new napkin sets to elaborate heirloom gifts!
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Constellations Book Review and Quilt Project

I was excited to review Constellations by Amber Platzer Corcoran and Jaime Jennings, as a lover of astronomy, stars and anything astrological. Sure enough, this turned out to be a great quilting book for me. The book has blocks for each of the twelve constellations using strip piecing. Each block can be used individually in smaller projects, such as pillows, tea …

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My First Quilt

First Quilt
It all started 46 years ago. I was given some sample fabric squares from the department store where I worked, and decided to make my very first quilt. After all, they were already cut into squares and I had a sewing machine. It would be simple, I thought! I was 18, and I didn’t know anyone that quilted. The internet didn’t exist …

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