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July 28, 2022
Waterfall II Quilt Kit in Faux Tweed Tonals from Busy Hands Quilts

Waterfall II has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Faux Linen Tonals collection!  It's a beautiful ombre quilt in teals to navy and black.

The Waterfall II quilt kit is available right here at Connecting Threads.

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Waterfall II is featured here with a Kathleen quilt by Meadow Mist Designs, also in the Faux Linen Tonals fabric collection.  Click here to see the Kathleen quilt.

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The Waterfall II is a stunning quilt pattern that includes two sizes - Throw and Queen.  There are unique setting triangles that complete ...

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July 26, 2022
Whimsical Quilt Pattern + Quilt Kits in Plum and Navy Florals! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a Whimsical quilt in the Throw size!  This charm square-friendly quilt pattern is quick and easy, and is assembled in quadrants so there are very few long seams to sew.  It goes together easy-peasy!  

We have curated quilt kits in these beautiful floral fabrics in the Throw size for you and have optional coordinating backing available, as well.  

The Whimsical quilt pattern and quilt kit are available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


The Whimsical Quilt Pattern


This stunning quilt pattern is so fun to make and goes together quickly.  For the Baby, Throw and Twin ...

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July 19, 2022
Rainbow Burst Throw Quilt Kit in Faux Tweed Tonals! from Busy Hands Quilts

Rainbow Burst has been kitted by Connecting Threads in their rainbow Faux Tweed Tonals fabric collection!  The quilt kit is the Throw size, measuring 55" x 76".

This Rainbow Burst quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads.

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The Rainbow Burst Quilt Pattern


  • The Rainbow Burst quilt pattern uses two hues of seven colorways, typically a medium and a darker / brighter hue.
  • The pattern is strip pieced for a super quick finish.
  • The Rainbow Burst pattern includes 5 sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.  The varying quilt sizes are made with different piece sizes and number ...

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July 9, 2022
Waterfall Quilt Kits in Aqua and Blue are Back in Stock! from Busy Hands Quilts


Oh happy news today - Waterfall quilt kits are back in stock!  So many of you loved the Waterfall quilt kits in the aqua and blue colorways, so we decided to curate another batch of them.  We patiently waited for the fabric to arrive, and it's here and cut and packaged into quilt kits for you.  :)

Truly, this is the last time we'll be stocking Waterfall in these fabrics.

Waterfall quilt kits are available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


Waterfall Quilt Design


The Waterfall quilt pattern has a stunning ombre colorwash effect created by two colorways in many ...

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July 8, 2022
Waterfall II Throw Quilt Kits in Aqua are in stock! from Busy Hands Quilts

Woo hoo!  With leftover pieces from the Waterfall quit kits, we've curated three Waterfall II quilt kits in Aqua!  This picture is a mockup because I haven't made a sample, and below is a closeup of the fabrics sewn into a Waterfall quilt, as well as a stack of the fabrics included in the kits.  

Waterfall II quilt kits and patterns are available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


The fabrics are a subtle blend from lightest to darkest aquas which makes them perfect for an ombre effect.


Because these quilt kits are made with fabrics leftover from ...

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June 29, 2022
Rainbow Burst Quilt in Pastels! from Busy Hands Quilts

Rainbow Burst is an easy rainbow quilt pattern, and strip piecing makes it go together so quickly.  So it's quick and easy!

The quilt pattern includes 5 sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.  It looks great with bright colors, too.  Check out one with black background right here and one with a gray background right here.

I have curated pastel Rainbow Burst quilt kits from my stash.  All fabrics are Kona Cotton Solids, a quilt-shop quality cotton.  The quilt kits do not include the quilt pattern since so many of you already have it.  :)

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June 20, 2022
Mandalynn Queen Quilt Kit in Faux Tweed Tonals! from Busy Hands Quilts

Connecting Threads has kitted the Mandalynn quilt pattern in the Queen size in their new fabric collection, Faux Tweed Tonals.  It's beautiful in these soft to bright colors!

The Mandalynn Quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads.

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The Mandalynn Quilt Pattern


Mandalynn is a big block quilt design that goes together quickly.  The pattern gives detailed instructions for fabric placement, so your quilt will finish as beautifully as this one.  :)

The quilt pattern includes 4 sizes - Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.  

You'll need three hues in four colorways plus accent fabrics.

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May 30, 2022
Waterfall II Quilt Kits in Purples Are Available! from Busy Hands Quilts

Waterfall II quilt kits in purples are now available!  You told us how much you love purple, and we found the perfect bolts of purples for Waterfall II.

Both the Throw and Queen sizes are available.

The Waterfall II quilt kit is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


Waterfall II includes two sizes - Throw and Queen.  The unique pieced setting triangles make the design flow out to the edges of the quilt on all four sides.  Clear instructions are given for fabric placement at every step of the quilt-making process.

The Waterfall quilt pattern is available in the Busy ...

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May 23, 2022
Love Multiplied Twin Quilt Kit in Hello Daisy! from Busy Hands Quilts

Love Multiplied has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Hello Daisy! fabric collection!  This is a quick and easy X quilt in a beautiful blend of aquas and periwinkle with a splash of green and yellow, with a bold aqua binding.

The Love Multiplied quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads right here.

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The Love Multiplied quilt pattern includes 5 sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.  The quilt pattern includes fabric requirements for Fat Quarters, 10" x WOF cuts (for the smaller sizes), 1/2-yard cuts ...

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May 16, 2022
Falling Stars Twin Quilt Kit in Freshly Picked Batiks! from Busy Hands Quilts

Falling Stars has been kitted in the Twin size by Connecting Threads in their Freshly Picked Batiks fabric collection!  The fabrics are a lovely blend of a rainbow of colors - purples, aquas, peaches, yellow, greens with a splash of red on a background of creamy white.  The binding is a fun iris-colored print.

The Falling Stars quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads right here.

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The Falling Stars quilt pattern includes six sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.

The quilt pattern is available in the Busy ...

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May 13, 2022
Easy Bargello Quilt Kit in Freshly Picked Batiks! from Busy Hands Quilts

Easy Bargello has been kitted in the Twin size by Connecting Threads in their beautiful new collection, Freshly Picked Batiks!  This quilt pattern is easy with no seams to match, and it's jelly roll friendly!

The Easy Bargello quilt kit in Freshly Picked Batiks is available right here.

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


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April 29, 2022
Waterfall Quilt Kits in Throw and Queen Sizes! from Busy Hands Quilts

Waterfall quilt kits are finally ready!  You asked for 'em, you've got 'em!  

This is the first time dipping our feet into curating fabrics for quilt kits, and we're super excited to see the process come full circle; from purchasing fabrics, to the excitement of receiving the boxes, to cutting and packaging the fabric, all culminating in quilt kits ready for sale.  We're a little nervous, too!  We're just a small cottage business, my husband and I, so there are a very limited number of quilt kits available, so we encourage you to get yours right ...

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April 26, 2022
Hand Picked Throw Quilt Kit in General Store Vol.3! from Busy Hands Quilts

Hand Picked has been kitted by Connecting Threads in the Throw size in their General Store Vol.3 fabric collection!  This fabric collection has feedsack-style prints in reds, blues, and yellows, paired with deep indigo blue as the background.

Hand Picked is a striking jelly roll friendly quilt pattern that includes five sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin XL, Queen, and King.  It includes strip piecing for a quicker finish.

The Hand Picked quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads.

The Hand Picked quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.
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April 7, 2022
Giant Star Throw Quilt Kit in Nocturne! from Busy Hands Quilts

Connecting Threads has kitted Giant Star in the Throw size in their Nocturne fabric collection!  This design is super easy and quick with large blocks.

The Giant Star quilt kit is available right here.


The Giant Star quilt kit is a mix of tone-on-tone fabrics that read as solids in black, aqua, and blue.  The border is a print in a blend of these colors.


The Giant Star quilt pattern includes 4 sizes -Lap, Throw, Queen, and King.  All sizes are exactly the same design with block sizes increasing to make the quilts larger.
The Giant Star quilt kit is ...

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April 5, 2022
Formation Throw Quilt Kit in Quartz Metallic Tonals! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a Formation Throw quilt by Connecting Threads in their Quartz Metallic Tonals collection!  These fabrics make Formation a modern minimalist quilt which is so popular today.

The Formation quilt kit is available right here.


This is the first quilt my team has ever made for Connecting Threads to use in their photography.  :)  The quilt top was made by Kare and quilted and bound by me.  We had this puppy finished in record time due to deadlines!



The Formation quilt pattern is fat quarter friendly and is very quick and easy due to the large blocks.  The ...

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March 31, 2022
Mirage Throw Quilt Kit in Faux Linen Tonals! from Busy Hands Quilts

Mirage has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Faux Linen Tonals fabric collection!  This is a modern quilt kit that is quick and easy.  It's the perfect gift quilt for anyone who loves minimalistic decor.



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



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March 25, 2022
Kits and Quilts from Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework

 A few weeks ago, I mentioned one of my quilt buyers wanted some small sized quilts to gift and to donate.  Since then, I have been going through my stash and pulling some fabrics for inspiration.

As I went through my stash, I was finding a lot of kid friendly fat quarters so the first pattern that came to mind was my Wiggle Time pattern.  It needs 5 fat quarters and about 2 yards of a background fabric.



Here is the first quilt I made and finished.  



I loved this colorful balloon fabric.  



It was easy to add some bright ...

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March 15, 2022
Belle Twin Quilt Kit in Prairie Belle! from Busy Hands Quilts


Connecting Threads has kitted Belle in the Twin size in their beautiful Prairie Belle fabric collection!  Click here to view the quilt kit.


Belle is a precut 10" layer cake square friendly quilt pattern that includes four sizes - Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.  The pattern includes detailed step-by-step instructions on how to make the pieced Seminole border, so don't let it scare you!

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     Twin size quilt kit in Prairie Belle fabric


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February 17, 2022
Granny's Square Patch Queen Quilt by Joan! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing one of your quilts!  This is a Granny's Square Patch quilt made by Joan.  She used the Queen size quilt kit in the Maison Rouge fabric collection from Connecting Threads.

The Granny's Square Patch quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts pattern shop.


Joan also made matching pillow shams from the leftover fabric!

The Granny's Square Patch quilt pattern includes six sizes.

    Baby Size  41" x 52"

    Lap Size  52" x 62"

    Throw Size 62" x 73"

    Twin Bed Size  73" x 94"

    Queen Bed Size 94" x 105"

    King Bed ...

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February 9, 2022
Pixelation Twin Quilt in Hometown Americana Redwork Traditions! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today's quilt share is a Pixelation quilt in the Twin size in timeless red and cream!  This quilt is available as a kit right here.

Pixelation is a quick and easy quilt pattern with a number of color options.  It easily makes a rainbow, gradient quilt with several colors, or a single colorway as shown in this quilt.

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



Pixelation Quilt Pattern


Pixelation is a quick and easy quilt pattern.  It's strip pieced (of course!) for a simple finish and is possibly a weekend quilt, depending ...

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