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Hello from Illinois

Hello Everyone,

Happy New Year!!
I am excited to join the Connecting threads quilting community. Really looking forward to meeting other quilters.
I started quilting in October of 2007 and the rest is history. Connecting Threads has great fabric and kits.
This is the first time I have paticipated in anything online. I will need to learn how this works and get my photo posted.

Talk to you soon,


Added by Gail on December 31, 2008 at 10:04am — 6 Comments


Wishing you all GOOD HEALTH & HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! Never blog before. Very
interesting. Looking forward to see what's new in 2009 in the quilting world. Hope to
learn different techniques and make new friends.

Added by Cheryl Tsumura on December 31, 2008 at 10:01am — No Comments

New from Indiana

Happy New Year to all. I have been looking over the website and glad to Connecting Threads for setting this up for everyone. Will be checking back to chat. Happy Stitching

Added by Annette Johnson on December 31, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

My first post!

This will be my first blog post for this site! I have another blog at.... quiltingcowgirl.blogspot.com.

I love to quilt and I try my best to sew everyday! Even if it is just a little! I have a ton of quilts in the making and one of my goals for 2009 is to cut down my list of UFO's! And then of course I have a huge pile of quilt tops that need to be quilted! Hubby said that I could buy a quilting machine in a month or so. As of… Continue

Added by Kristie Layne on December 31, 2008 at 9:56am — 1 Comment

hello to all

My name is Kellen and I live in the pacific northwest. I love all things sewing and quilting. I also weave and crochet and do bookbinding and collage. I guess I just like doing things with my hands that involve tactile fibers. I also like to repurpose thrifted items. This year I made a bunch of "santa sacks" out of thrifted Christmas themed sweat shirts. I used them instead of gift wrapping and bows to give gifts. That way they had a great shopping bag as well as their handmade items from me. I… Continue

Added by kellen on December 31, 2008 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

Looking for my quilting past

Would love to locate some of the descendents of my grandmother's sisters and brothers. At the time she, Olive Jane Standley Brockley and Thad Brockley were homesteading on Mt. Pitt, near Medford she had two sisters, Molly and Arvilla and several brothers, Richard, Charles and at least two others. The three sisters quilted together and I am sure they worked on the unfinished quilt my grandmother carried back to Illinois in a covered wagon. The quilt is frayed and worn, but I treasure it above… Continue

Added by Bess Peirce on December 31, 2008 at 9:52am — No Comments

Happy New Year

This is such a great idea!!! I have already taken advantage of one of the tutorials, thanks so much. To all of you in the snow..I miss it some times but for now will take the 75 degree weather in Arizona! You all can laugh at me when it is over 100 this summer. Have a Happy New Year everyone!! Rocky

Added by Roxana Burger on December 31, 2008 at 9:48am — No Comments

Hello from Snowy Oregon

Happy New Year to all. I just joined and am looking forward to this group. Is any one doing any of the on line NYE mysteries? I am doing the one from Bonnie Hunters group Quiltville. Thanks for letting me join.
Any one else here from Oregon?

Added by Donna Adams on December 31, 2008 at 9:43am — 2 Comments

Hello from BC

This sounds like fun! Are there any other art quilters out there? I love the traditional quilting too. Right now with our family's committment towards building our new workshop/studio there is not a lot of time for quilting large projects. (ie, we are the builders) My solution is to do small projects (12x12") that can be completed and still leave me free to follow my muse when the next idea comes…


Added by Terra on December 31, 2008 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

Thank you

Hi everyone my name is millie and I'm very happy to be part of your group, I do order from Connecting Threads often and always welcome new proyects.

Added by millie on December 31, 2008 at 9:21am — No Comments

Happy New Year!

I hope everyone has a great 2009!

Added by Nancy on December 31, 2008 at 9:16am — 1 Comment

Thank you!

Thank you for inviting me onto 'QUILT WITH US". I am a fairly new quilter and look forward to learning new skills through this website. I have one whole hand-made quilt to my credit and several that are still in pieces. I have always admired the art of hand applique but my skills are sorely lacking. I'd love to learn these skills. It takes so much patience! More than I can muster generally. I love looking at the quilts and ideas on this website.

Added by Jacquelyn Bockius on December 31, 2008 at 9:14am — No Comments

quilt photos

Hi everyone, My name is Robin, just joined today, looking forward to seeing pictures of everyone's quilts and showing my projects as soon as I can figure out how to send them from new computer. Happy New Year everyone and the best of health to you all.

Added by Robin Morissette on December 31, 2008 at 8:44am — No Comments

Ushering in the New

Hello everyone. It will be fun to see where this leads. I am a traditional quilter from Nebraska. I am a ranchwife and mother of two nearly grown children. Scrap quilts are my favorites, but I confess that I agonize over color choices - even on my scrap quilts. Also I am terrible at math - not a good thing for a quilter to be... Happy New Year everyone & happy quilting!

Added by Prairie Quilter/NE on December 31, 2008 at 8:41am — 2 Comments


My question is this...About 15-20 years ago when I knew absolutely nothing about quilting, I decided to "quilt" a hand-stitched quilt top my Grandmother had made. I started out by drawing lines on it with a pencil. I have been using a fabric eraser to try to remove these lines, but am not being particularly successful. Do you, or any of your quilting friends, have any other suggestions besides a fabric eraser to remove these pencil lines. I would really appreciate any help I can get on this.… Continue

Added by Lana Mitsules on December 31, 2008 at 8:34am — 5 Comments

New From L.A. (Lower Alabama)

This is my first BLOG and I don't know what to say. I am in Alabama and I have been quilting for about 6/7 years. I tie my quilt and I don't know anyone else that does. In fact, I don't know anyone else that quilts. Happy New Year's.

Added by Seminole on December 31, 2008 at 8:30am — 6 Comments


This is absolutely great. I am so looking forward to seeing how this progresses. I have been ordering from Connecting Threads for over a year now and just love everything. I even ordered my two daughters some thread this year for Christmas..I think this will also help those who can't get out to see and hear new ideas and interests. Thanks much for this. Lil McKillen

Added by Lil McKillen on December 31, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

Happy Quilting New Year To All

I am sooo excited about this site.......may we all learn and grow together while having a wonderful experience. No more closet quilting. Blessings

Added by glenda on December 31, 2008 at 8:18am — No Comments

New to this

I have just joined and never blogged before. I love reading about all of the quilters and hope to make many friends on here. I often feel like "The Lone Quilter!" as none of my real life friends quilt or even sew! Wishing everyone a Happy New Year with lots of time to sew!

Added by Terry F on December 31, 2008 at 8:10am — 2 Comments

Wishing you a peace-filled New Year!

I'm a newbie there, and although I've dabbled with quilting, I need to learn pretty much from the ground up. So I'm looking forward to everyone's input.

Right now, my house is in such a sad state, courtesy of unfinished remodeling projects, that I can't even get my sewing room set up for use. I'm "encouraging" my hubby to complete some of the projects this week while he's on vacation.

Does anyone else find obstacles like this?

Added by Donna on December 31, 2008 at 7:59am — 1 Comment

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