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April 4, 2024
Mountain Peaks Baby Quilt Kit in Painted Desert from Busy Hands Quilts

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I would like you to meet Mountain Peaks, a multi-sized log cabin quilt design with unique setting triangles!  The Mountain Peaks quilt pattern includes 4 sizes - Baby, Throw, Queen, and King.  This is a yardage-friendly pattern.

Mountain Peaks has been kitted in the Baby size by Connecting Threads in their fabric collection, Painted Desert.  This kit includes the pattern plus all the fabric you'll need for the quilt top and binding.  Backing fabric and batting are not included.  This not only would make a darling baby quilt, but could also be turned into an enchanting ...

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April 3, 2024
Woven Windows Throw Quilt Kit in Sunshine Terrace from Busy Hands Quilts


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I am so excited to share with you Woven Windows, a quick and easy quilt design!  The Woven Windows quilt pattern includes 5 sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is layer cake friendly.

Woven Windows has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their fabric collection, Sunshine Terrace!  This kit includes a pattern plus fabric for the quilt top and binding.  Backing fabric and batting are not included.

While this design may look complex, it sews up like a charm!  You will love how this unique design makes a striking and ...

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April 2, 2024
Summer on the Porch Throw Quilt Kit in Sunshine Terrace from Busy Hands Quilts


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I am so happy that I get to share my Summer on the Porch quilt pattern with you!  Summer on the Porch has just recently been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their new fabric collection, Sunshine Terrace.

Summer on the Porch is an enchanting quilt pattern that includes 4 sizes - Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.  This is a fat quarter quilt pattern, so this is a great pattern to use your stash.

This quilt kit includes the pattern plus all the fabric you will need for the quilt top and binding.  Backing ...

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February 9, 2024
Looking Glass Quilt Kit in Winter Meadow Flannel from Busy Hands Quilts


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Looking Glass has been kitted in the Twin size by Connecting Threads in their fabric collection, Winter Meadow Flannel.  Blues, grays and grapes play off dark and light neutrals while diagonal lines add movement to this stunning design.  This is a coolly comforting palette.  The kit includes all the fabric needed to make a quilt top plus binding.  Backing not included.

The Looking Glass quilt pattern includes 5 sizes - Lap, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is 10" Square, Layer Cake friendly.  For this easy-to-follow pattern, just choose your favorite Layer Cake precut, add in a ...

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Crisscross Quilt Kit in Winter Meadow Flannel from Busy Hands Quilts


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I'd like you to meet Crisscross, a made-modern old-fashioned quilt design.  Crisscross has been kitted in the Large Throw by Connecting Threads in their fabric collection, Winter Meadow Flannel.

The Crisscross quilt pattern includes 8 sizes - Baby, Throw, Large Throw, Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, and King.  This kit includes all the fabric needed to make a quilt top plus binding.  Backing not included.  Using more than one colorway looks very different than the single-colorway version.

Oh look how neutral!  These calming shades of gray work together in a lattice-like design to look oh so ...

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December 26, 2023
Make It Scrappy Throw Quilt in Belles Fleurs from Busy Hands Quilts

Make It Scrappy has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Belles Fleurs fabric collection.  This pattern incorporates a beautiful array of colors that make a stunning design.  Add prints from your own fabric collection to give this pattern a touch of you, giving it your own personal flair.  

The Make It Scrappy quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.



Available in 6 sizes


The Make It Scrappy quilt pattern is charm square or layer cake friendly for a quick and easy finish, and is available in 6 sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Twin ...

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October 26, 2023
A Scrappy Life Twin Quilt Kit in Evening Stroll from Busy Hands Quilts

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A Scrappy Life has been kitted in the Twin size by Connecting Threads in their new fabric collection, Evening Stroll.  This fabric collection has a wintery vibe to it with reds, greens, and creamy tans.  

The A Scrappy Life quilt pattern includes 4 sizes - Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is fat quarter friendly, making it a great stash-busting quilt pattern.


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Summer on the Porch Throw Quilt Kits in Evening Stroll from Busy Hands Quilts

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Summer on the Porch has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their new fabric collection, Evening Stroll.  This is a beautiful collection of reds, greens, and creamy tans, and this quilt features a tone-on-tone black background. 

The Summer on the Porch quilt pattern includes instructions for 4 sizes - Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is fat quarter friendly.  It's an easy quilt to use your fabric stash.

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October 25, 2023
Whimsical Wall Hanging Quilt Kit in Amish Solids from Busy Hands Quilts

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Whimsical has been kitted in the Wall Hanging size by Connecting Threads in their Amish Solids fabric collection.  It's a simply stunning quilt!  This quilt follows the Baby size instructions in the quilt pattern.

The Whimsical quilt pattern includes 5 sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is 5" square charm pack and fat quarter friendly.



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October 24, 2023
Sweetness Throw Quilt Kit in Sweetwater Ridge from Busy Hands Quilts

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Sweetness has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Sweetwater Ridge fabric collection.  It's simply sweet in these fabrics!

The Sweetness quilt pattern includes 6 sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and includes instructions to use 5" square charm packs, 10" square layer cakes, in addition to fat quarters and 1/4-yard cuts.  Gotcha covered!

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October 23, 2023
Home Awaits Quilt Kit in Sweetwater Ridge from Busy Hands Quilts

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Home Awaits has been kitted in the Queen size by Connecting Threads in their Sweetwater Ridge fabric collection.  So sweet - and quick and easy!

The Home Awaits quilt pattern includes 6 sizes and uses 10" squares for all sizes, and the Queen and King use both 10" squares and 2-1/2" strips.

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October 22, 2023
Picnic Plaid Quilt Kit in Sweetwater Ridge from Busy Hands Quilts

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Picnic Plaid has been kitted in the Twin Size by Connecting Threads in their fabric collection, Sweetwater Ridge.  This sweet homestyle farmhouse fabric collection is perfect for Picnic Plaid.

The Picnic Plaid quilt pattern includes 5 sizes and is entirely strip pieced.  Instructions include using 2-1/2" strips, fat quarters, and 1/4-yard cuts.

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October 21, 2023
Mariposa Queen Quilt Kit in Emma's Dry Goods from Busy Hands Quilts

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Mariposa has been kitted in the Queen size by Connecting Threads in their fabric collection, Emma's Dry Goods!  The fabrics highlight the modern ease of Mariposa, a striking quilt pattern made with just a few fabrics.

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August 15, 2023
Glimmer Twin Quilt Kit in Emma's Dry Goods! from Busy Hands Quilts


Glimmer has been kitted in the Twin size by Connecting Threads in their new fabric collection, Emma's Dry Goods!  Click here to see it!  This beautiful collection includes shades of plum, deep red, teal, green, and creamy yellows, in subtle tone-on-tone prints.  It's perfect for Glimmer!

The Glimmer quilt pattern includes 8 sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Large Throw, Twin, Full, Queen, and King.  It's a true value for your dollar.  It goes together easily with mindless sewing (watch a podcast!).  The quilt pattern includes pressing instructions so nearly every seam in the quilt top nests, so it ...

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July 17, 2023
Christmas in July Sale from Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework

 



Connecting Threads is having their Christmas in July sale.  This is a great time to stock up on backings.  There are quite a few regular yardage pieces for under $4 a yard and wide backing for under $9.  Many are some of my favorites!

That is it for today :)

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May 23, 2023
Sitewide Sale from Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework

 I am just popping in to let all of you know that Connecting Threads is having one of their Sitewide Sales.



Just use the Promo Code SEWSAVE25 to get 25% off your cart.  This includes fabric, notions, batting - even clearance items!

This is a great time to stock up!


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May 22, 2023
Good Morning Throw Quilt Kit in Ocean Depth Batiks! from Busy Hands Quilts

The Good Morning quilt pattern has been kitted by Connecting Threads in their new batik collection called Ocean Depth Batiks!  The quilt kit includes all of the fabric for the quilt top and binding for the Throw size, which is a generous size at 62" x 74", plus the printed pattern.

The Good Morning Throw size batik quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads.

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The quilt kit includes 5 hues from the teal colorway on a background of crisp white with a bold teal binding to frame and finish the quilt.

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May 17, 2023
I Bought a Bit of Fabric from Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework

 One of the things I have discovered when doing block drives, is I need to be very prepared with materials prior to the start of each event.  So when Connecting Threads had their last sale, I did a bit of shopping (Thanks to a few donations to my blog and some affiliate purchases.)



I think I am pretty set for the next block drive but I have used just about all of the patriotic fabric so when I saw all these pretty blues heavily discounted, I bought 4 yards of each.  They are fairly neutral and should work on quite ...

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April 10, 2023
Make It Scrappy Throw Quilt Kit in Belles Fleurs! from Busy Hands Quilts

Make It Scrappy has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Belles Fleurs fabric collection!  The warm autumn colors sparkle on a crisp black background, and the quilt is bound with a floral from the collection as a finishing touch.

The Make It Scrappy quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads.

The Make It Scrappy quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.
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The Make It Scrappy quilt pattern includes 6 sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is charm square and layer cake friendly.  Perfect for using ...

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April 7, 2023
Gridwork Throw Quilt Kit in Belles Fleurs! from Busy Hands Quilts

Gridwork has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Belles Fleurs fabric collection!  This fabric collection reminds me of harvest colors, and they look so warm against the deep indigo blue background.  The binding that frames the quilt adds a bit of pop with a fabric that contrasts with the background.

The Gridwork quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads.

The Gridwork quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.

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Gridwork is an easy quilt pattern that goes together quickly with strip piecing.  You won't be sewing together individual ...

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