A couple of months back, we ran a contest asking many of you what
your favorite organizational tips were. In honor of National
Organizational Month, we read through all of your tips and tricks, and
have decided to feature a new one each week for the month of January.
Because we obviously don't want to share tips with you all out there
unless they work (and because we love a little DIY project here and
there), we will be posting a new tutorial on creating these great
space-saving organizational projects right here on the blog every Wednesday in January. Follow
along and watch as we get our hands a little dirty, and our sewing rooms
This week's featured project is a framed pegboard.
In her comment, our customer's tip said, "I put a decorative frame
around a pegboard and hung it above my cutting table. It's great for
hanging scissors, rotary cutters and more for easy access without
cluttering up your sewing space."
I thought this was a great
project, and one that I could do with some items that I had laying
around the house. In total, the project cost me $18.58, and I love the
I planned to make some stockings last weekend, to put small gifts and
holiday treats in for friends and family, but I got a cold. This week, I decided it
was not too late! I downloaded the Connecting Threads' free pattern
for Homespun Christmas Stockings and promised myself I would only use
fabric from my stash.
I stippled and I didn't hate it!
Don’t you love it when you have a productive weekend of projects? I had such a weekend last weekend. As a newer quilter, my greatest wish is to become better at free-motion quilting, especially stippling.
Black Gold Appliqué/Sharps needles by Clover Mfg. Co. are my favorite new product carried by Connecting Threads! I am currently enjoying doing a lot of hand sewing for smaller quilted
projects, so I decided to share why I like them so much...
There is nothing better than stitching with wool when it’s a handwork
project! I love the texture because it’s so soft, supple and cushy. When
wool is felted, raw edges look lovely and seams aren’t needed. I also
enjoy the rich, dark colors and my preference is hand-dyed wool if I can