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Connecting Threads made the News On Sunday January 20, Global TV featured Connecting Threads and the great work this group does to support the Regina Community. In case you missed the news, here is a link to the newsclip:   As members, we are all so
Newsletter - Website issue Note:  There is a technical issue preventing the January 2019 Newsletter from being uploaded.  Squareflo tech support is
Tip from Kim DiehlTip from Kim Diehl Kim Diehl is an accomplished quilt and fabric designer, and has published many quilt books.  Stitch this! was interviewing her and Jo Morton on their second book called Simple Friendship II.  Most quilters are well aware of the importance of sewing 1/4" seam accurately to get seams to
Binge watch Jelly Roll Rug videosBinge watch Jelly Roll Rug videos Stephanie from Quilt Addicts Anonymous recently posted a blog on binge watching 12 Christmas tutorials making quilt projects.   Jelly roll rugs were very popular this past year.  Here are the three tutorials Stephanie featured making Jelly Roll rugs:   1.  
Christmas WishesChristmas Wishes Sending best wishes to all Guild members for a relaxing holiday week with all your family and friends.  This decoration embodies my wishes for you in 2019.  May you have a healthy and happy 2019 but also get many hours of fun and enjoyment quilting with all your wonderful fabric. Safe
One yard toteOne yard tote I love this one yard tote pattern shared by Caroline at SewCanShe.  I really love the gnome fabric she used.   Her article uses the One Yard Magic pattern that Lecien Fabrics let her share last year.  There are insructions for adding a zipper, and using pre-made handles.  I am
Shortcut Quilt: Jolly Bar MeringueShortcut Quilt: Jolly Bar Meringue The Jolly Jabber from the Fat Quarter Shop shared a quilt pattern that caught my eye using Half square rectangles.  It’s a new Shortcut Quilt featuring the Jolly Bar Meringue FREE Pattern and video tutorial! The pattern calls for a special ruler but I would expect that you have a ruler
Quilting  Coloring booksQuilting Coloring books A more recent trend is coloring books created for adults.  I have to say I was a bit sceptical that I would enjoy colouring again - even a picture of a quilt - since it has been a few decades since I sat down to colour with my daughters.  I actually found it quite relaxing and enjoyed
Storage PodsStorage Pods Time to organize and sort all of those scraps and tools from quilting your projects may be needed in the New Year.  SewCanShe posted a blog on Storage pods, a free pattern published by Fabric Editions, Inc.  They sit easily on a shelf or can be hung from a hook on the wall.  Read
Roll N RulerRoll N Ruler While gadgets tend to catch most quilter's eyes, this tool could be very helpful.  I don't see it being useful on a daily basis, but would be great for pattern design, or auditioning quilting designs.  This tool works on both paper and fabric.  It was listed at a Canadian quilt shop
Christmas StarChristmas Star In the 2018 Countdown to Christmas, Moda has a Prairie Christmas star that caught my eye.  Actually I love any block in red and white, red being my favourite color.  Two sizes of blocks are provided.   Read more of this post
Aurifil 12/2 Thread Hamels Threads talks about where to use  Auriril 12 Mako weight thread.  This is a thicker thread that many people want to try but haven't.  Read this post for a big more

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