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Lasting Legacies BOM


Lasting Legacies BOM

Connecting Threads presents a Civil War reproduction collection, Lasting Legacies, which is the focus of our new quilt made from beautiful, traditional blocks within a classic setting that requires very elementary piecing.
Follow along as Mari guides you through this quilt beginning November, 2013.
You will have time to order your kit and gather your supplies just in time to start this Block of the Month project.

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Latest Activity: yesterday

Our second lesson begins December 18th!

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Discussion Forum

BOM Borders & Sashing

Started by Mari/WA. Last reply by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) May 16. 2 Replies

The sashing and border portion of the quilt requires constructing half square triangles,…Continue

BOM Block 6

Started by Mari/WA Apr 14. 0 Replies


BOM Block #5

Started by Mari/WA. Last reply by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) Mar 19. 1 Reply


BOM Block #4

Started by Mari/WA. Last reply by Mary Alice Espinoza Feb 21. 8 Replies


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Comment by Ali Stanley yesterday

Load up the U-Haul and go east, Mari! I'd love to see you working at Connecting Threads East in Hermiston, as long as I get reserved parking in your lot! I've been shaking in my shoe (not a typo...quilters only have one shoe) over mitered border corners on a BOM project I'm doing with the local quilt shop, and it's nice to have conquered the fear on a smaller project. This LL quilt could very well be my show 'n tell for next month.

Comment by Sheila Craft yesterday

Oh, now, Mari...You're going to go and get us excited again, aren't you? I hope you're not using the leftover LL fabrics cause I'm using them up left & right on other stuff - like potholders, Vilma!!! LOL!

Comment by Mari/WA yesterday

Ali, my sister lives in Hermiston so I know about your neck of the woods. I love, love, love that part of the country. I could so easily move there! So glad the directions for mitered corners worked for you! I hesitated putting that in the pattern but it is a good think to learn and when it's on a block the experience is much easier. I'm a Longarmer and I know quilting will take care of most anything! I'm glad you're not letting that hold you back!

Vilma! Oh, I'm so happy to read your post! And, SO happy your are almost finished with your project! Wahoo! Good for you! Check out what I said to Rita... In fact, there will be two running simultaneously...

Sheila! Good to see you here as well! Cool! Well, I SO know what you mean about procrastinating and other projects being pushed ahead. I have so many going now I don't know what to do first. Rarely get anything of my own done. That's why you never see anything from me except CT projects. Ugh!

Rita, actually, be watching cuz I have something up my sleeve that is very close to what your are suggesting for the new year...

Comment by Vilma/AR yesterday

Mari, are you planning another quilt along project?

Comment by Rita Crofoot yesterday

What fun to see you all  back here, Thanks Ali for stirring us up. We need to start something else, like pot holders with left overs. Just kidding

Comment by Ali Stanley yesterday

I just finished Block #4, Mari.  Thanks for the good directions, both in the pattern and on the quilt-along. I was worried about those mitered corners. While they're not perfect, they're an acceptable first effort.  And we all know that quilting cures almost everything, right? Onward!

Comment by Sheila Craft on Tuesday

Yes, still a few procrastinators slowpokes out here! Mine is sandwiched but got stalled behind another project that hasn't progressed as well as I'd hoped - darn it.

Comment by Vilma/AR on Tuesday

Nice to hear some of the ladies here.  Stay warm, stay inside and finish the quilt.  I got my quilt back from LAQ and have sewn the binding on.  So glad to have finished that.

Comment by ranchmom/OR on Monday

Ali, I just found mine on my cutting table need to finish cutting my fabrics for the sashing and boarders.  So you are not to far behind me.

Comment by Ali Stanley on Monday

Well...close, Mari! I'm upriver at the (usually) dry end of the Gorge in eastern Oregon. I was afraid nobody was even still working on this project, so am glad to hear from the few "stragglers." :)


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