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Connecting Threads NOVEMBER 2015 FREE SHIPPING! See back cover for details. ConnectingThreads.com | 1–800–574–6454 NEW & EXCLUSIVE – Kinderfolk by Jenni Calo, $5.96/yard – Heirloom Manor by Connecting Threads, $5.96/yard PLUS New collections from: Heather Ross, Sam McBratney & Anita Jeram, Sue Marsh, and Maria Kalinowski Embroidery Tool SALE – 40% OFF Essential Thread Set SALE – 30% OFF


Fabrics in this issue NEW & EXCLUSIVE Kinderfolk ................................ 2-7 EXCLUSIVE Good Neighbors ................................. 10-11 NEW Tiger Lily ...................................................................16 NEW Ink Blossoms Two ...............................................18 NEW Guess How Much I Love You ........................ 20 EXCLUSIVE Quilter's Candy .................................26–27 NEW Lotus in Springtime ............................................32 NEW Jumpin' Java ......................................................... 34 NEW & EXCLUSIVE Snowflake Table Runner Kit by Kristin Gassaway • Kit includes: pattern, 2¾ yards fabric. • Backing: 1 yard needed. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué • Finished size: 21" x 45" • Skill level: intermediate 8298 Kit with pattern Your Cost $23.39 11683D PDF download* Your Cost $7.00 Holiday Shipping Deadlines EXCLUSIVE Kaleidoscope ..................................... 38-39 NEW & EXCLUSIVE Heirloom Manor ..............42-46 Also in this issue embroidery tool sale essential thread sets sale 40% off, pg.9 30% off, pg.36 Gifts & Connecting Threads EXCLUSIVEs ........12-15 Calendars ..............................................................................21 Order Form .........................................................................24 Standard Shipping ...................................................... Friday Dec 11 th at 12PM Eastern Time Expedited Shipping.................................................... Tuesday Dec 22 nd at 12PM Eastern Time Gift Cards Electronic Gift Cards ................................................. Wednesday Dec 23 rd at 12PM Eastern Time Mail Gift Cards ............................................................... Thursday Dec 17 th at 12PM Eastern Time FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous U.S. FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $75 in the non-contiguous U.S. and Canada. LIMITED TIME ONLY ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454


Introducing by Jenni Calo for Connecting Threads 100% COTTON PRINTS PANEL 8224 measures approx. 34½" x 44½" Your Cost $5.90 8234 8235 $5 96 PER YARD $5 96 PRINTS $4 96 8225 Collection Prints 100% quilting cotton All fabrics available individually in custom cuts as small as ¼ yard (specify Fat or Linear quarters at checkout). PER YARD $7 96 PER YARD $7 96 PER YARD 8228 $7 96 PER YARD $11 96 PER YARD $11 96 8231 PER YARD $6 96 METALLIC 8236 Basics - Mirage & Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Solids White on White 8226 100% quilting cotton Flannel 100% cotton Batiks 100% quilting cotton 8229 Lawn 100% cotton Backing 100% cotton Canvas 100% cotton 8232 Metallic Prints 100% cotton 8237 CT EXCLUSIVE 8227 8230 8233 8238 $5 96 SAMPLERS Collection Prints Meet Jenni Calo Includes 16 fabrics PER — YARD one 100% of each quilting cotton Basics - Mirage & Prints $5 96 Jenni Calo is an Kinderfolk print (not including panel) plus accomplished artist who got 2 Quilter's Candy prints (from $4.96/yd). PRINTS 100% quilting cotton her start in fabric design 8274 FQ approx. 18" Basics - Solids $4 96 x 22" Your Cost $23.59 while working in New 8275 Stack 10" square Your Cost $6.55 York City as an apparel PER YARD 100% quilting cotton 8276 Strips 2½" x WOF Your Cost $6.55 designer. Jenni worked as the 8277 Charm Pack 5" square Flannel Your Cost $1.64 $7 96 $7 96 $7 96 PER YARD See all the fabrics in this sampler online » 8293 PER YARD 100% cotton Batiks 100% quilting cotton 104" WIDE Lawn BACKING PER YARD 100% FABRIC cotton $11 96 $11 PER YARD 96 $6 96 METALLIC Backing 100% cotton 100% cotton. (Minimum Canvas one yard cut) PER YARD 100% cotton Metallic Prints 100% cotton sole designer for Connecting Threads for just over four years before moving back to New York in 2014. Jenni still collaborates with Connecting Threads on some of our exclusive collections and brings a unique flair to every fabric she works on. Jenni's designing ability is incredibly versatile; she has created collections that are loved by quilters from all backgrounds. ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 3


by Jenni Calo by for Connecting Threads NEW & EXCLUSIVE Redwork Sampler Quilt 1 Kit by Brenda Plaster • Kit includes: pattern, 1 Kinderfolk Panel, 4¼ yards fabric. • Backing: 3½ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing, optional embroidery • Finished size: 53" x 67½" • Skill level: easy 8299 Kit with pattern Your Cost $37.23 11680D PDF download* Your Cost $6.00 NEW & EXCLUSIVE Spinning Stars Table Topper Kit by Ann Johnson • Kit includes: free pattern, 3 yards fabric. • Backing: 1¼ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 32½" square • Skill level: intermediate 8300 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $17.38 NEW Little Artisan Apron Pattern Download by Sewing Sue • Techniques: general sewing • Finished size: fits children 3 years old and up 11560D PDF download* Your Cost $8.50 4 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS


$5 96 $5 96 PRINTS $4 96 $7 96 $7 96 $7 96 PER YARD PER YARD PER YARD PER YARD PER YARD $11 96 PER YARD $11 96 $6 96 PER YARD METALLIC Collection Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Mirage & Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Solids 100% quilting cotton Flannel 100% cotton Batiks 100% quilting cotton Lawn 100% cotton Backing 100% cotton Canvas 100% cotton Metallic Prints 100% cotton NEW & EXCLUSIVE Sumptuous Quilt Kit by Ann Johnson • Kit includes: free pattern, 12½ yards fabric. • Backing: 7¾ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 84½" x 100½" • Skill level: intermediate 8302 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $73.00 *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download NEW Jawbreaker Pillows Kit by Jaybird Quilts • Kit includes: pattern, 2¾ yards fabric, one Kinderfolk strip set, enough to make two pillows. Pillow inserts not included. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: two 20" square pillows • Skill level: intermediate 8304 Kit with pattern Your Cost $28.14 55933 Pattern packet Your Cost $6.50 21281 Hobbs Poly-Down 20" square Pillow Your Cost $12.99 ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 5


by Jenni Calo for Connecting Threads NEW Sew Portable Travel Set Kit by Jeni Baker • Kit includes: pattern, 3¼ yards fabric, enough to make one tote and bag. Accessories not included. • Techniques: general sewing • Finished size: 12½" x 12" x 10" tote, 10" x 7" x 3" drawstring bag • Skill level: easy 8303 Kit with pattern Your Cost $28.12 11501D PDF download* Your Cost $9.00 NEW & EXCLUSIVE Nordic Folklore Quilt Kit by Mari Martin • Kit includes: free pattern, 6¾ yards fabric. • Backing: 3¾ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing, applique • Finished size: 57½" square • Skill level: intermediate 8296 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $39.48 NEW & EXCLUSIVE Classic Chic Table Runner Kit • Kit includes: free pattern, 2½ yards fabric. • Backing: 1½ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 24½" x 48" • Skill level: easy 8301 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $14.40 6


$5 96 PER YARD $5 96 PRINTS $4 96 $7 96 $7 96 $7 96 PER YARD PER YARD PER YARD PER YARD $11 96 PER YARD $11 96 $6 96 METALLIC PER YARD Collection Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Mirage & Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Solids 100% quilting cotton Flannel 100% cotton Batiks 100% quilting cotton Lawn 100% cotton Backing 100% cotton Canvas 100% cotton Metallic Prints 100% cotton NEW & EXCLUSIVE Nordic Isle Quilt Kit by Kristin Gassaway • Kit includes: pattern, 6¾ yards fabric. • Backing: 3¾ yards needed. • Finished sizes: 56" x 70" • Techniques: piecing • Skill level: intermediate 8297 Kit with pattern Your Cost $46.48 11682D PDF download* Your Cost $7.00 NEW & EXCLUSIVE Kinderfolk Redwork Embroidered Pillow Pattern Download by Jenni Calo Includes 10 embroidery designs pulled from from the Kinderfolk Panel (#8224, page 3). • Techniques: embroidery • Finished size: 16" square pillow 11685D PDF download* Your Cost $7.99 21280 16" pillow insert Your Cost $5.59 These patterns will look great with Kinderfolk NEW Be My Valentine Bench Pillow Pattern Download by Kimberbell • Finished sizes: 16" x 38" • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, embellishment 11408D PDF download* Your Cost $9.00 EXCLUSIVE Cartouche Embroidered Pillow Pattern Download by Jenni Calo • Techniques: embroidery, general sewing • Finished size: 16" square 10968D PDF download* Your Cost $2.99 21280 16" pillow insert Your Cost $5.59 *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 7


Embroidery Books 100% Price Match Guarantee for books! Some exclusions apply. Learn more at ConnectingThreads.com/Books, or call 1-800-574-6454. NEW Doodle Stitching Transfer Pack by Aimee Ray 46254 Retail $12.95 Your Cost $9.29 Save 29% • over 300 designs, 128 pgs. • Techniques: embroidery This one-stop resource contains hundreds of Aimee Ray's most popular motifs, including many entirely new designs. Just tear out the perforated pages, iron or trace the reusable patterns onto fabric, and start stitching. A handy, sealable envelope stores the motifs for future applications. Simply Redwork by Mandy Shaw 46100 Retail $22.99 Your Cost $15.12 Save 35% • Approx 15 projects, 128 pgs • Techniques: piecing, embroidery In this book, Mandy Shaw brings her own style to the traditional and increasingly popular technique of redwork embroidery. You will learn how to create two quilts; the first has nine different heart-shaped quilt blocks, each with a different motif and theme such as polar bears, scissors, and honey bees. The second quilt is a variation which includes a nine patch block. Stitch Love by Mollie Johanson 46142 Retail $16.95 Your Cost $10.42 Save 39% • 25 projects, 128 pgs. • Techniques: general sewing, embroidery, appliqué If you love stitching and animals, then this sweet collection of creatures is perfect for you! Featuring beginnerfriendly embroidery patterns and projects from a rising star in the craft community, there are a variety of irresistibly cute critters! From pets, farm animals, dinosaurs, to even mythical favorites like a Pegasus—this book is sure to be a go-to guide. Hand Embroidery Booklet Stitches at-a-Glance by Janice Vaine 45988 Retail $8.50 Your Cost $6.80 Save 20% • 6" x 4" closed, 30 stitches, 64 pgs. • Techniques: embroidery If you have been looking for a handbagsized embroidery guide, look no further. This handy booklet offers clear and concise instructions on how to make several beautiful stitches complete with crisp imagery. Patchwork Loves Embroidery by Gail Pan 45990 Retail $24.99 Your Cost $19.46 Save 22% • 15 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: general sewing, piecing, embroidery Sewists and quilters from beginner to advanced will be sure to find these patchwork and embroidery patterns a true delight. Brush up on the embroidery basics and get to work on wall hangings, totes, and more! Full-sized embroidery templates are included. The Stitch Bible by Kate Haxell 45676 Retail $23.99 Your Cost $16.77 Save 30% • 17 projects, 225 stitches, 176 color pgs. • Techniques: embroidery, general sewing This is the perfect reference guide for embroidery stitches and techniques. Add this comprehensive guide to your collection and you'll never be without the perfect stitch. Clear step-by-step, illustrated instructions lead you through each of the 225 stitches. Practice your techniques on the skill-graded projects. 8 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS


EMBROIDERY TOOL SALE — 40% OFF A) Pigma Micron 6 Color Pen Set Permanent, waterproof, and fade-resistant mark. Set of six, ink colors include red, brown, green, purple, black, and blue. Size 01 = .25mm 80598 Retail $17.40 Your Cost $10.44 Save 40% B) Pigma Micron 3 Pen Set-Black Set of three, sizes 01, 03 & 05. 80823 Retail $8.69 Your Cost $5.21 Save 40% C) Iron-On Transfer Pen 4 Pack, color These clever pens can be used to permanently transfer a design once, or make multiple copies using an iron and ordinary paper. Ink colors include red, blue, black, and brown. 82075 Retail $14.99 Your Cost $8.99 Save 40% D) Dome Threaded Needle Case Stores up to 10 threaded needles (not included). Measures 3" diameter x 1" high. 82032 Retail $9.50 Your Cost $5.70 Save 40% E) Embroidery Threader Perfect for thicker threads, the thin flat tip saves time and keeps you moving along with your embroidery projects. Measures ¾" x 2". 82296 Retail $9.95 Your Cost $5.97 Save 40% Wooden Needle Cases Use the small case for needles up to 1⅞" long and the large case for needles up to 3⅛" long. Approx. ½" diameter each. F) 80970 Large Retail $1.79 Your Cost $1.07 Save 40% G) 80659 Small Retail $1.49 Your Cost $.89 Save 40% H) John James Embroidery Assorted (5/10) The long narrow eye with a sharp point makes these needles ideal for embroidery work. 20750 Retail $2.19 Your Cost $1.31 Save 40% I ) Thread Heaven This hypo-allergenic conditioner prevents threads from tangling, reduces drag, doesn't melt, and is acid free. Measures 1" x 1" x ¾". 82178 Retail $3.25 Your Cost $1.95 Save 40% Clover Embroidery Hoops This lightweight embroidery hoop will have you stitching along in no time. The screw to adjust the tension on the outer hoop is cleverly covered so your thread won't tangle around it. J) 82035 7" Hoop Retail $12.50 Your Cost $7.50 Save 40% K) 82034 4¾" Hoop Retail $10.50 Your Cost $6.30 Save 40% L) Victorian Embroidery Scissors - Pink with Leather Sheath With their small profile and included leather sheath, these little stainless steel scissors are perfect for your travel sewing kit and just about any hand project! Measures approx. 3½". 82282 Retail $14.99 Your Cost $8.99 Save 40% M) Sticky Fabri-Solvy This is both a stabilizer and a printable, self-adhesive acid-free, fabric-like paper. It's perfect for hand embroidery or needle-turned appliqué because it provides a stiff surface to work on. Easily washes away and leaves no residue. Pack of 12 sheets, 8½" x 11", White. 82077 Retail $14.49 Your Cost $8.69 Save 40% N) Needle Pullers - Pack of 2 Wear a single needle puller on your thumb to grip and pull needles, or wear two needle pullers simultaneously on finger and thumb. 82256 Sm & Med Retail $4.99 Your Cost $2.99 Save 40% 82257 Med & Lg Retail $4.99 Your Cost $2.99 Save 40% A NEW B C D E F G H I J K L M N ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 9


by Amanda Jean Nyberg of Crazy Mom Quilts for Connecting Threads 8118 $5 96 PER YARD $5 96 PRINTS $4 96 8120 Collection Prints 100% quilting cotton All fabrics available individually in custom cuts as small as ¼ yard (specify Fat or Linear quarters at checkout). PER YARD $7 96 PER YARD $7 8128 96 PER YARD Basics - Mirage & Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Solids 100% quilting cotton Flannel 100% cotton 8124 8125 8126 8127 8129 Batiks 8130 8131 8132 100% quilting cotton $7 96 PER YARD $11 96 $11 96 PER YARD $6 8145 96 METALLIC Lawn 100% cotton 8133 8134 8135 8136 8137 8138 8139 8140 8141 Backing PER YARD 100% cotton 8142 8143 8144 8119 Canvas 100% cotton Metallic Prints 100% cotton CT EXCLUSIVE 8121 8122 8123 8146 8147 8148 8149 8150 8151 8152 SAMPLERS Includes 36 fabrics — one of each collection print shown above. 8154 FQ approx. 18" x 22" Your Cost $53.64 8155 Stack 10" square Your Cost $14.90 8156 Strips 2½" wide x WOF Your Cost $14.90 8157 Charm Pack 5" square Your Cost $3.72 8153 Summer Tote Kit by Sewing Sue $5 96 PER YARD $5 96 PRINTS $4 96 PER YARD $7 96 PER YARD $7 96 PER YARD $7 96 PER YARD 104" WIDE BACKING FABRIC Collection Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Mirage & P 100% quilting cotton • Kit includes: pattern, 2½ yards fabric, enough to make one bag. • Techniques: general Basics sewing - Solids 100% quilting cotton • Finished size: 13" x 14" x 4" • Skill level: easy 8206 Kit with pattern Your Cost $23.40 Flannel 11559D PDF download* Your Cost $8.50 8196 $11 96 $11 PER YARD 96 100% cotton Batiks 100% quilting cotton Lawn 100% cotton 100% cotton. Canvas PER YARD (Minimum one 100% yard cotton cut) $6 96 METALLIC Backing 100% cotton Metallic Prints 100% cotton 10 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS


Not Quite Granny Table Runner Kit by Crazy Mom Quilts • Kit includes: pattern, 2¾ yards fabric. • Backing: 1¼ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 16" x 56" • Skill level: easy 8200 Kit with pattern Your Cost $24.64 11631D PDF download* Your Cost $9.00 Cafe Umbrellas Quilt Kit by Crazy Mom Quilts • Kit includes: pattern, 10¼ yards fabric. • Backing: 4 yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 59½" x 76½" • Skill level: intermediate 8199 Kit with pattern Your Cost $67.09 11628D PDF download* Your Cost $9.00 All Linked Up Quilt Kit by Crazy Mom Quilts • Kit includes: pattern, 10½ yards fabric. • Backing: 7¾ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 84" x 95" • Skill level: intermediate 8198 Kit with pattern Your Cost $65.08 11629D PDF download* Your Cost $9.00 EXCLUSIVE Box A Lot Quilt Kit by Mari Martin • Kit includes: free pattern, 1 Good Neighbors FQ sampler, 2½ yards fabric. • Backing: 5 yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 60½" x 80½" • Skill level: easy 8202 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $68.54 Mini Coffee Cups Quilt Kit by Crazy Mom Quilts • Kit includes: pattern, 3 yards fabric. • Backing: ⅔ of a yard needed. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué • Finished size: 18" x 19½" • Skill level: easy 8201 Kit with pattern Your Cost $23.13 11630D PDF download* Your Cost $6.00 *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download EXCLUSIVE Crazy Weave Quilt Kit by Mari Martin • Kit includes: free pattern, 1 Good Neighbors 10" Stack, 6½ yards fabric. • Backing: 5 yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 62½" x 72½" • Skill level: intermediate 8203 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $52.39 ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 11


Gifts NEW A) Meandering Mug Celebrate your quilting habit right down to your morning tea or coffee. This ceramic mug with a silk screened design has a great weight to it and will be sure to bring you a smile. The text says, “Quilt Happy”. Handwashing is recommended to keep this mug looking its best. 71516 Your Cost $12.99 B) Active Life Water Bottle Stay refreshed with this fun and vivid water bottle that is slim enough to travel in most cupholders or your tote bag. Handwashing recommending. The text says, “I live an active lifestyle, I quilt everyday.” Comes with flip top lid. 28 oz. 71518 Your Cost $12.99 C) Sew What! Wine Glass What better way to unwind than with a cute and oh-so-quilty wine glass etched with playful phrases at different notches. On one side, the glass reads “Quilt Happy” with a quilt emblem, and on the other side are three notches that read “Sew What!”, “Block Upside Down”, and “Finished Piecing”. Handwashing recommended. Holds 12¾ oz. 71517 Your Cost $16.99 NEW A NEW B C EXCLUSIVE Quilting Words Mugs Show your love for all things quilting, right down to when sipping your favorite tea or morning coffee. This bistro mug is heat resistant and microwave safe, but please be sure to hand wash to keep the text looking its best. Available exclusively at Connecting Threads! D) Red with White Writing 15oz. 71468 Your Cost $9.99 E) White with Blue Writing 15oz. 71469 Your Cost $9.99 EXCLUSIVE F) Holiday Words Mug - Blue Show your love for all things quilting while sipping your favorite cocoa or morning coffee. This sizable mug is heat resistant and microwave safe, but please be sure to hand wash to keep the text looking its best. Available exclusively at Connecting Threads! Blue with White Writing – 15oz. 71484 Your Cost $9.99 Wooden Signs These solid wood signs will be perfect in your sewing room! They will also make a great gift for friends. Your Cost $4.99 Finished size: 2" x 8½" G) 71503 Sew and Tell Sign - Grey H) 71458 Sew What??? Sign - Grey I) 71375 Sew Blessed Sign - White D E F G H I Your Cost $9.99 J) 71504 More Ideas Than Time Sign - Black Finished size: 2" x 12" K) 71457 Finished is Better than Perfect Sign - Cream Finished size: 11" x 3" L) Eco Pouch Elephant and I - Set of Two These functional, sturdy, and vibrant pouches are made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles. Quilt designs are by Jennifer Sampou. Measures approx. 5¼" x 8½" and 7¼" x 9½". 71490 Your Cost $9.95 M) Grand Lemoyne Star - Eco Tote Made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles. Quilt design features Grand LeMoyne Star Quilt by Jennifer Sampou. Measures approx. 15½" x 15" x 8". 71485 Your Cost $9.95 K J L M 12 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS


NEW NEW Gifts N) To Do List Memo Pad Keep your days in order with this playful memo pad. The most important parts of your day are already checked off for you, just fill in the rest! Printed list items read “Wake Up”, “Quilt”, “Quilt”, “Go to bed”. Package contains 100 sheets measuring 3½" x 8". 71519 Your Cost $6.99 N O EXCLUSIVE O) Quilting Humor Notecards - Set of 6 Who ever said quilters were serious? Show your love for quilting and your playful side with these cheeky notecards. Perfect to drop a note to a quilty friend or to give the whole set to someone, each of these beautifully designed cards will bring a smile to anyone's face! Blank inside. Measures 4" x 6". Includes 6 envelopes. 71502 Your Cost $8.99 P Q Bookmarks – Set of 3 Keep your place in your latest book with these three pretty and functional quilty bookmarks. The designs are featured front and center on the approximately 1" circle of each bookmark and are affixed onto the bookmark (not interchangeable). Measures approx. ¾" x 3½". Your Cost $15.00 P) 71510 Spare Change by Kansas Trouble Quilters Q) 715 1 1 Teal Gems by Jinny Beyer R) Quilter's Dye It Treats Featuring modern quilt designs by Janice Zeller Ryan and Rebecca Bryan. Package contains two self-adhesive 1½" round cloths that stick to the back of your device for easy access. 71272 Your Cost $8.99 R S S) Fast2Clean Mini Microfiber Cleaners – Rainbow Featuring modern quilt designs by Janice Zeller Ryan and Rebecca Bryan. Package contains two self-adhesive 1½" round cloths that stick to the back of your device for easy access. 82280 Retail $4.95 Your Cost $3.96 Save 20% T) Quilt Show Game Quilt Show is a unique game for 2-4 players. Become a quilter who collects fabric cards to “make” quilt blocks for sampler or scrappy quilts to compete in the quilt show! Winner of the Rio Grande Games Design Contest, Quilt Show is sure to leave players scrambling to arrange their own quilt blocks behind their “sewing room” screens to win the best ribbons! After three quilt shows, players count their winnings and the player with the most ribbons wins! Ages 13 and up, this is a great game for the whole family! 71460 Retail $34.95 Your Cost $17.48 Save 50% T U) Smart Phone Lounger - Candy Dots Prop up your smart phone in style with this handy caddy. Shaped to fit most smart phones, you can set your phone to play a quilting tutorial while you work hard on a your latest project. Measures approx 2" x 5". 71475 Your Cost $10.00 U V V) Elm Creek Quilts Playing Cards Every card features the work and quilt design detail of the Elm Creek Quilts series author, Jennifer Chiaverini. These standard playing cards will keep quilters inspired at their next retreat as they deal up a new hand. 3½" x 2¼" deck of standard playing cards. 71500 Retail $5.00 Your Cost $4.00 Save 20% ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 13


Switch out your Quilt Dot to match your outfit! Quilt Jewelry & Magnificent Gifts Interchangeable jewelry featured in gorgeous quilt designs by Quilt Dots. Choose your magnets to adorn your necklace and bag tags! »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» Magnets by Quilt Dots Showcase your love for quilting with these cheery and colorful magnets. Use on your refrigerator, at work, on a necklace pendant as a wearable piece of jewelry, or on your favorite Quilt Dot accessory (not included)! Easy to handle and truly stylish, these charming 1" magnets are sure to be a cherished addition to your collection for years to come. Each package contains 6 magnets and a cute tin case with a clear window. Your Cost $12.00 A) 71512 by Be Colourful Quilts – Aurora B) 71514 by Planted Seed Designs – Steel Collection C) 71513 by Katja Marek – New Hexagon Millefiore Teardrop Chain Necklaces Treat yourself or your favorite quilter with a beautiful token of quilty goodness. These silver or bronze teardrop pendant necklaces are sure to become a wardrobe staple with the ability to interchange between the plethora of gorgeous magnetic Quilt Dot designs (shown above, sold separately). Measures approx. 1" pendant, 24" chain. Your Cost $15.00 D) 71506 Silver, E) 71507 Bronze Bag Tags With Ring Give your bag its own charm with these pendant and ring sets. Use any of the magnetic Quilt Dots (shown above, sold separately) to attach to the pendant. Also can be great as a fob! Measures approx. 1" pendant, 1¼" ring. Your Cost $7.50 F ) 71508 Silver, G) 71509 Bronze D A B C E Siesta Silver Churndash Earrings on Hook and Mini Pendant The love of quilting is sure to sparkle even more on whomever wears these precious earrings and pendant. The historic churndash block is perfectly pieced on two lovely hook earrings. The pendant will fit on just about any necklace chain or modern charm bracelet. A polishing cloth is included to keep the high quality handcrafted sterling silver lustrous day in and day out. Measures ⅜" square. H) 71499 Earrings on Hook Your Cost $37.00 I) 71498 Mini Pendant Your Cost $27.00 F Quilty & Beautiful! G J) Quilter's Quilt Block - Earrings Show off your love of quilting with these gorgeous pendant earrings. The quilter's quilt block is perfectly pieced on two lovely hook earrings embellished with blue accents and crystals to make them really sparkle. 71523 Your Cost $8.99 NEW H NEW I K) Quilter's Crystal Bracelet - Blue Accessorize your ensemble with this lovely chain charm bracelet featuring beautiful accents and a heart charm crowned with crystals and emblazoned with the word "Quilter". This is the perfect gift for the refined quilter in your life. Measures 8" chain including clasp, approx. 1" heart charm. 71524 Your Cost $16.99 J K 14 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS


EXCLUSIVE Books and Gifts by Connecting Threads! EXCLUSIVE Itty Bitty Quilts by Mari Martin for Connecting Threads 46239 Retail $14.99 • 8" x 8", 12 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, embroidery Everything is more fun when it's itty bitty, including quilts! Keep your hands busy and your face smiling year-round with these 12 seasonal 6-inch quilts using piecing, embroidery, and appliqué techniques. Join in on the Quilt-Along coming January 2016! Sign up at quiltwithus.connectingthreads.com. Use your stash, or purchase this Quilter's Candy Stack! Itty Bitty Quilt Stack We've made fabric selection easy! Recreate the projects in Itty Bitty Quilts with this handy set of Quilter's Candy Fabrics. Contains 35-10" squares. Limited to stock on hand, while supplies last. Additional yardage may be required, see our website for more details. 8666 Stack Your Cost $14.28 You might also like Wire Scalloped Single Stand - Grey Hang your Itty Bitty Quilts in style! Measures 7½" x 9½" 71445 Retail $19.80 Your Cost $15.84 Save 20% EXCLUSIVE Fast, Fun, and Gifty by Connecting Threads 46191 Your Cost $14.99 • 15 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, embroidery, English Paper Piecing EXCLUSIVE Bits and Pieces by Connecting Threads 46061 Your Cost $14.99 • 12 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, embroidery EXCLUSIVE Black, White & Grey Thread Gift Set Give the gift of monochrome with our eight-piece black, white, and grey Essential Thread set! Set includes: White, Ivory, Silver, Stone, Grey, Charcoal, Night Shadows Variegated, and Black. 21331 Retail $24.51 Your Cost $19.61 Save 20% View the complete thread contents online View the complete fabric contents online EXCLUSIVE Black, White & Shades of Grey Gift Set This is the perfect gift for stash building! Includes 16 fat quarters (4 yards total) arranged nicely in the free black and white zebra-print box. Features a clear, plastic window with an attached lid, and black satin ribbon. Box measures approx: 7¾" x 7¾" x 3". 8665 Retail $31.33 Your Cost $23.04 Save 26% EXCLUSIVE 24 Bestselling Threads in Carrier Celebrate all shades of the rainbow with our bestselling Essential Thread spools! This unique gift comes with a FREE Double-sided Multi-Craft Carrier that can hold up to 48 spools of thread. 21332 Retail $79.95 Your Cost $63.96 Save 20% 15


INTRODUCING TIGER LILY BY HEATHER ROSS for Windham Fabrics $9.48 per yard NEW Fresh Cut Quilt Kit by Gigi's Thimble • Kit includes: pattern, 7¼ yards fabric. • Backing: 4⅞ yards needed • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 60½" x 71½" • Skill level: easy 8429 Kit with pattern Your Cost $50.56 55895 PDF download* Your Cost $9.00 See all the fabrics in this sampler online » 8386 Climbing Trees – Cotton Candy 8387 Ballerinas – Soft White 8388 Wreaths – Cream SAMPLERS Includes 16 fabrics — one of each Tiger Lily print plus 9 coordinating prints from Connecting Threads collections (from $4.96/ yard). 8405 FQ approx. 18" x 22" Your Cost $29.25 8406 Stack 10" square Your Cost $8.12 8407 Charm Pack 5" square Your Cost $2.03 8392 Kittens and Yarn – Pink 8389 Marching Cats – Green 8390 Butterflies – Strawberry 8391 Small Roses – Yellow These patterns look great sewn up in Tiger Lily NEW Lined Drawstring Bag Pattern Download by Jeni Baker • Techniques: general sewing • Finished sizes: 4" - 26" tall 11349D PDF download* Your Cost $9.00 EXCLUSIVE The Magic Pillowcase FREE Pattern • Techniques: general sewing • Standard pillow size 910010D PDF download* FREE 16 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States | *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download


View up to 12 inside images and read staff reviews (Y) online ConnectingThreads.com/staffreviews New Books NEW Wanderlust Quilts by Amanda Leins 46244 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $18.59 Save 26% • 10 projects, 111 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Tour ancient Greece, Rome, and Israel by way of these gorgeous modern quilts designed from classical art and architecture while you savor the stories and photos that inspired them. Infused with the mystery of the past, these timeless projects will help you grow as a quilter and move beyond the basics. Explore advanced techniques, including curved piecing, Y-seams, scalloped binding, and more. NEW Remembering the Past by Julie Hendricksen 46240 Retail $24.99 Your Cost $18.40 Save 26% • 14 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing If you love antique quilts and enjoy remaking them with today's Civil War reproduction prints, this is the book for you. Learn more about the fabrics you love—from shirtings to plaids—and view close-up photos of both antique and reproduction quilts. NEW Stash Lab by Tonya Alexander 46251 Retail $24.99 Your Cost $18.73 Save 25% • 11 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Find fresh new ways to combine all those scraps you've been collecting! Perfect for budget-minded quilters, these visually pleasing designs give a modern slant to traditional quilt blocks. Choose from several appealing projects for confident beginners and beyond, and learn timesaving techniques for sorting and storing your scraps so you can easily transform them into fabulous quilts. NEW Splash of Color by Jackie Kunkel 46253 Retail $24.99 Your Cost $18.73 Save 25% • 13 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Learn to combine a rainbow of bright, saturated colors with crisp black and white prints to make amazing quilts. Choose from modern, graphic patterns as well as traditional designs updated by the use of a bold palette. You'll love the high contrast and fun pops of color in these sparkling designs! NEW Easy Timeless Quilts by Leisure Arts 46257 Retail $9.99 Your Cost $7.99 Save 20% • 7 projects, 48 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Even if you are a beginner, the clear instructions and assembly diagrams will help you finish each of these classic quilts with ease! Discover all the fun and satisfaction of creating heirloom quilts for yourself and your loved ones. These quilts will never go out of style—and they will be sure to enrich your home today, tomorrow, and for many years to come. NEW Classic Quilts by Leisure Arts 46258 Retail $9.99 Your Cost $7.99 Save 20% • 7 projects, 48 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Reimagine vintage designs in new colorways with this curated collection of quilt favorites. From lap quilts to large bed quilts, you will be sure to find something for everyone and everywhere! ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 17


INTRODUCING INK BLOSSOMS TWO BY SUE MARSH OF WHISTLEPIG CREEK PRODUCTIONS for RJR Fabrics $9.44 per yard 8598 Stylized Floral – White 8599 Stylized Floral – Black 8600 Butterflies & Blooms – White 8601 Floral Crosshatch – White 8602 Vined Stripe – Slate 8603 Googly Dots – White 8604 Googly Dots – Black 8605 Googly Dots – Slate SAMPLERS Includes 15 fabrics — one of each Ink Blossoms Two print plus 7 coordinating prints from Connecting Threads collections (from $4.96/ yard). 8609 FQ approx. 18" x 22" Your Cost $29.06 8610 Stack 10" square Your Cost $8.07 8611 Charm Pack 5" square Your Cost $2.02 See all the fabrics in this sampler online » Quilt Curve Ruler 82154 Your Cost $16.00 NEW Urban Abacus Quilt Kit by Sew Kind of Wonderful • Kit includes: pattern, 6 yards fabric. • Backing: 4¼ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 50" x 67" • Skill level: advanced 8613 Kit with pattern Your Cost $50.22 11209D PDF download* Your Cost $10.00 NEW & EXCLUSIVE Stand Up Tote Kit • Kit includes: free pattern, 3½ yards of fabric. • Techniques: piecing, quilt-as-you-go, general sewing • Skill Level: intermediate • Finished size: 16¼" x 16" x 4" 8612 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $26.45 18 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States | *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download


View up to 12 inside images and read staff reviews (Y) online ConnectingThreads.com/staffreviews New Books NEW Team Spirit by Suzzie Schuyler 46241 Retail $18.99 Your Cost $11.39 Save 40% • 11 projects, 48 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Discover a strong lineup of patterns designed specifically for large-scale novelty prints—sure to score big points with your family and friends. Choose from many great designs including a table runner for a tailgate party! NEW Amazingly Simple Triangle Stars by Barbara H. Cline 46245 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $19.96 Save 20% • 9 projects, 79 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing This triangle block is easy to sew, and transforms effortlessly using countless intricate designs when you experiment with color and value. Stunning triangle star quilts are perfect for adventurous beginners looking to try something new or intermediate quilters who would like to put their skills to use in a creative way. Includes line drawings you can color in to create your own designs. NEW Strip Your Stash by Gudrun Erla 46247 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $18.59 Save 25% • 12 projects, 111 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Bust your stash with these 12 stripquilts, perfect for those larger pieces of leftover fabric that you aren't sure how to use. Confidently pair fabric prints, using Gudrun's no-fail strategies! The popular quilter behind GE Designs shares quick yet impressive patterns sure to appeal to both traditional and modern quilters. Complete with helpful charts and illustrations, these beginner-friendly designs each come in two or more sizes. NEW Camp Nana by Leanne Anderson 46256 Retail $19.95 Your Cost $15.03 Save 25% • 6 projects, 31 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, general sewing This book provides all the gear needed for camping in the great indoors! The simple appliqué and quilt pattern guides you as you create practical and usable projects for children. The cute and clever creations will provide the backdrop for an afternoon or overnight trip into the wild. NEW Me & My Sister's Fun Quilts by Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson 46259 Retail $9.99 Your Cost $7.99 Save 20% • 6 projects, 48 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Quilting is always a pleasant pastime, but making these quilts from Me and My Sister Designs is just plain fun! Who wouldn't love to create a candycolored quilt from simple four-patch and triangle-square blocks? From the sweetly feminine Butter Mints to the whimsically colorful Orange Slices, you'll find a quilt in this collection that's perfect for everyone you know. NEW Quilts With Style by Erla Gudrun 46260 Retail $12.99 Your Cost $10.39 Save 20% • 6 projects, 60 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Depending on whether you choose tried and true traditional fabrics or brand new and bold, these quick quilts will capture any mood you wish. Each pattern was sewn in a second color family, and charts are provided to change the size of your project—giving you more possibilities for your own exciting quilts! ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 19


INTRODUCING GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU BY SAM MCBRATNEY & ANITA JERAM for Clothworks $9.44 Flat Cotton | $10.56 Flannel per yard per yard 8863 Tossed Hares – White 8864 Scenic Hares – Lt Cornflower 8865 Nutbrown Hares – Cornflower 8866 Tossed Snails & Flutters – Lt Clover 8867 Pindot – Latte 8862 Love You Flannel – White SAMPLERS Includes 14 fabrics — one of each Guess How Much I Love You print (except 8862) plus 9 coordinating prints from Connecting Threads collections (from $4.96/ yard). 8868 FQ approx. 18" x 22" Your Cost $24.71 8869 Stack 10" square Your Cost $6.86 8870 Charm Pack 5" square Your Cost $1.72 See all the fabrics in this sampler online » NEW Through the Looking Glass Bunnies Quilt Kit by It's Sew Emma • Kit includes: pattern, 2½ yards fabric. • Backing: 2¾ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 38½" x 42½" • Skill level: beginner 8323 Kit with pattern Your Cost $22.50 10693D PDF download* Your Cost $5.99 NEW Snuggle Bunny Quilt Kit by Vicki Bellino • Kit includes: pattern, 4¼ yards fabric. • Backing: 3 yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 44" x 56" • Skill level: easy 8322 Kit with pattern Your Cost $36.29 10284D PDF download* Your Cost $4.50 EXCLUSIVE Receiving Blanket & Burp Cloths FREE Pattern • Finished sizes: 40" square, 7½" x 21" • Techniques: general sewing 991481 PDF download* FREE 20 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States | *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download


Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 13 Daylight Savings Time begins 20 First Day of Spring Palm Sunday 27 Easter Sunday 7 14 21 28 8 15 22 29 9 10 11 12 16 23 17 St. Patrick’s Day 24 18 19 National Quilting Day 25 26 Good Friday 30 31 February April S M T W T F S S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 28 29 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 EXCLUSIVE Connecting Threads 2016 Calendar We've compiled photographs from our favorite collections and projects and put them all on display in this beauty-filled calendar. Measures 8½" x 11" when closed. Patterns for individual kits featured are available on our website at ConnectingThreads.com/2016patterns. Features: All major holidays, a month per page view, large numbers, and room to mark important dates. 71494 Your Cost $6.99 Calendars Quilts from the Line Dried fabric collection designed by Mama’s Cottons for Connecting Threads MARCH 2016 CALENDAR A) That Patchwork Place Quilt Calendar 2016 by various designers Quilt your way through 2016 with this pretty wall calendar. Each month features a beautiful new quilt, with the pattern for each month included in an enclosed booklet. A Features: All major holidays. Measures 12" square closed. 71493 Retail $16.99 Your Cost $13.59 Save 20% B) Stitches to Savor 2016 Calendar by Sue Spargo Each month will offer new eye candy with this delightful visual wall calendar. Features: All major holidays. Measures 12" square closed. 71492 Retail $22.99 Your Cost $18.39 Save 20% B C) Quilt Art 2016 Engagement Planner by Klaudeen Hansen This desk calendar features 54 beautiful prizewinning quilts that will keep you inspired all through the year. Features: spiral bound, weekly format, 52 total, notes pages in the back. Measures approx. 7" x 9" closed. 71491 Retail $13.95 Your Cost $11.16 Save 20% D) Quilter's Block-a-Day Perpetual Calendar Features: 366 Inspiring quilt block instructions. Spiral bound. Measures 5" x 6". 71186 Your Cost $22.99 E) 2016/2017 Pocket Planner Plan ahead with this checkbook-sized planner. The outside cover features a quilt design from the EXCLUSIVE Connecting Threads fabric collection, Birchtree Lane. Measures approx 3¾" x 6¾" closed. Features: Monthly inspirational message, all major holidays, flower, birthstone, an address book, and a small scratch pad in the back of the calendar. 71480 Your Cost $4.50 C D E See all Calendars Online» ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 21


'Tis The Season CT EXCLUSIVE CT EXCLUSIVE BY WINTHUR SEMPLINER FOR CONNECTING THREADS BY MARYJO TUTTLE FOR CONNECTING THREADS EXCLUSIVE Holly Wreath Quilt Kit by Mari Martin • Kit includes: free pattern, 8¾ yards fabric • Backing: 4¾ yards needed • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 76½" square • Skill level: easy 7935 Your Cost $56.65 Be Merry Wall Hanging Kit by Kristin Gassaway • Kit includes: pattern, 2 yards fabric • Backing: ½ yard needed • Techniques: piecing, embroidery, appliqué • Finished size: 19" x 22" • Skill Level: intermediate 7933 Your Cost $19.92 EXCLUSIVE Crazy Christmas Stockings Kit - Set of 2 • Kit includes: free pattern, 2½ yards fabric, enough to make 2 stockings. • Techniques: general sewing • Skill level: easy • Finished size: 12½" x 15½" • Skill Level: easy 7909 Your Cost $14.90 Visit us online to see the entire collections » The Kitchen Set Kit by Sew Simple Patterns • Kit includes: pattern, 2 yards fabric • Techniques: piecing, general sewing • Finished size: multiple sizes, makes 3 pads and 1 oven mitt • Skill Level: easy 7907 Your Cost $15.92 WINTER VILLAGE BY LYNETTE ANDERSON for RJR Fabrics $9.44 per yard REINDEER PRANCE BY DEBORAH EDWARDS for Northcott Fabrics $9.80 per yard FROSTY FOREST BY CHERRY GUIDRY OF CHERRY BLOSSOM DESIGNS for Benartex $9.80 per yard ALL THE TRIMMINGS BY MICHAEL MILLER DESIGNS for Michael Miller Fabrics $9.80 per yard 22 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS


View up to 12 inside images and read staff reviews (Y) online ConnectingThreads.com/staffreviews Holiday Books Christmas Pure & Simple by Nancy Halvorsen 46017 Retail $19.00 Your Cost $15.20 Save 20% • 11 projects, 24 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, embroidery, appliqué YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE Ho Ho Ho Let it Snow by Nancy Halvorsen 45816 Retail $19.00 Your Cost $15.20 Save 20% NEW Season's Greetings by Anni Downs 46250 Retail $22.99 Your Cost $17.54 Save 24% • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, embroidery • 12 projects, 64 pgs. Join a fun and festive celebration of the season with this varied collection from well-known Australian designer Anni Downs of Hatched and Patched. Stitch up a fun array of projects and utilize a full range of skills—it will be hard not to make matching sets of these! Here Comes Winter by Jeanne Large and Shelley Wicks 46019 Retail $26.99 Your Cost $18.13 Save 33% • 19 projects, 96 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, general sewing Holly Jolly by Sherri K. Falls 46031 Retail $16.00 Your Cost $12.80 Save 20% • 18 projects, 24 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, general sewing Winter's Song by Doug Leko 46243 Retail $21.00 Your Cost $16.80 Save 20% • 17 projects, 36 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Winter Wonderland by Sherri Falls 46221 Retail $19.95 Your Cost $15.96 Save 20% • 12 projects, 101 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué Tilda Homemade & Happy by Tone Finnanger 46116 Retail $22.99 Your Cost $17.72 Save 23% • 20 projects, 144 pgs. • Techniques: appliqué, piecing, embroidery Handmade Christmas Cheer by Pat Wys 46202 Retail $26.99 Your Cost $18.58 Save 31% • 16 projects, 96 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, general sewing, embroidery, appliqué A Merry Christmas with Kim Schaefer by Kim Schaefer 46218 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $18.59 Save 25% • 27 projects, 63 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, embroidery ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 23


ITEM NO. FOR HOLIDAY SHIPPING DEADLINES, SEE PAGE 2 About Our Fabric Fat Quarters are approx. 18" x 22". All fabrics are 100% cotton, approx. 44" wide, (flannel & batiks approx. 42", wide backing 104") and shown at approx. 33% scale unless otherwise noted. Ordering: Fabrics are available in ¼ yard increments, except where otherwise noted. (For fat quarter yards, specify “Fat Q” in “Yards” column.) DESCRIPTION About Our Kits We do not charge extra for kit or sampler cutting, so our prices are based on the retail cost of the kit contents. We do our best to estimate the Skill Level of our kits as beginner, easy, intermediate, and advanced: YDS. QTY. PRICE TOTAL SHIPPING & HANDLING standard shipping 5-14 calendar days Order amount: $0.00–19.99 $20.00–39.99 $40.00–49.99 $50.00+ Canada AK, HI & U.S. Terr. add: $9.99 $10.99 $12.99 $13.99* U.S. add: $3.99 $4.99 $5.99 $6.99* U.S. 2 DAY FLAT RATE SHIPPING available in contiguous U.S. only Add Canadian Provincial Sales Tax (% listed on our website) Add charge from shipping table when applicable -OR- Add 2 nd day flat rate delivery charge from shipping table Order amount: add: $0.00–99.99 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous U.S. $100+ PAYMENT INFORMATION (DO NOT SEND CASH) Phone, fax, & mail orders, any amount $12.00 $15.00 $15.00 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $75 in the non-contiguous U.S. and Canada Check/MO (U.S. Funds Only) VISA Master Card Discover/NOVUS Cards American Express Order total OH Sales Tax add 7.5% WA Sales Tax add local tax (if unknown, use 8.4%) Grand total (in U.S. dollars) Expiration Date Mo. x Signature required for credit card Electronic Gift Card Number: PLEASE FILL OUT INFORMATION FROM BACK OF CATALOG: Customer No. Source Code Name: Address: Shipping address if different from mailing address: Company: Name: Address: Please provide a daytime phone number for easy delivery. ( )– Enter e-mail address to receive updates and special offers: We Ship Fast! Most orders are processed and on their way to you within 24 hours. In stock items, shipped standard shipping, should be on your doorstep within 5-14 calendar days anywhere in the U.S. If not delivered by the 12 th day, please call so we can assist you in tracking your order. Back-orders will not be charged additional shipping. We use the U.S. Postal Service for our Standard shipping, please provide us with the appropriate address. Expedited Delivery We are pleased to offer 2 nd day delivery in the contiguous U.S. via UPS. Orders placed by 12PM PT Mon—Fri ship the same day. Orders placed Saturday and Sunday will ship on Monday. Sorry no APO/FPO or post office box delivery. Some products are restricted from expedited shipping, call for details. Add the amount from the “Expedited Delivery” table. Return Policy Satisfaction Guaranteed! If our products don’t please you, just return them within 60 days of purchase for a full product refund. Sorry, we are unable to accept returns or cancellations on items shipped directly from the manufacturer. Items returned after 60 days are subject to a 25% restocking charge. Create an RMA on our website or call Customer Service, Mon. – Fri. 5:00 am to 6:00 pm, PT. Instructions are on the back of your invoice. Canadian Orders Your order will be shipped via the fastest standard service. We handle the payment of duty for your convenience. No charges will be due upon delivery. No checks, cash or money orders please. Aerosol Products Due to shipping regulations, aerosol and flammable chemicals can only be sent ground to our contiguous U.S. customers. Mail Orders Just fill out our order form and send your check, money order, or credit card information to Connecting Threads, P.O. Box 87760, Vancouver, WA 98687-7760. Please include a daytime phone so we can contact you with any questions! Sorry, no CODs, cash or purchase orders. There is a $15.00 service charge on checks returned for NSF. Fax Orders: 1 (360) 260-8877 Please provide your credit card information, fax number, daytime phone, and signature. Catalog expires 11/24/15 Connecting Threads Call 1-800-574-6454 Fax 1 (360) 260-8877 Mon-Fri 5AM-6PM, PT. ConnectingThreads.com Mail to: PO Box 87760 Vancouver, WA 98687-7760


See more Cotton + Steel fabrics online from $6.56/yard www.ConnectingThreads.com The fabrics housed under the Cotton + Steel name were designed by five reputable, well renowned designers in the industry: Alexia Marchelle Abegg, Kimberly Kight, Melody Miller, Rashida Coleman- Hale, and Sarah Watts. Each of these designers bring their own unique background and inspiring story and together they created Cotton + Steel. A New Little Quilt is revealed on the Notions Quilt Blog the first Monday of every month throughout 2015. Follow along with Mari on Notions, visit our website, or “Like” us on Facebook to learn more. blog.connectingthreads.com | facebook.com/Connectingthreads The Little Quilt Series by Mari Martin 15½" x 19½" August Little Quilt Kit 7230 Kit w/ free pattern Retail $8.19 Your Cost $6.55 Save 20% 910068D PDF download* Your Cost $3.99 16" x 18½" September Little Quilt Kit 7231 Kit w/ free pattern Retail $13.41 Your Cost $10.73 Save 20% 910069D PDF download* Your Cost $3.99 NEW 15½" square Kit Release Date: 9/21 October Little Quilt Kit 7232 Kit w/ free pattern Retail $8.69 Your Cost $6.95 Save 20% Pattern–only Release Date: 10/5 910070D PDF download* Your Cost $3.99 ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 25


Quilter's Candy Samplers $4.96/yard Solids, $5.96/yard Mirage & Prints View the complete contents of each sampler online at ConnectingThreads.com/samplers CT EXCLUSIVE Faux Burlap Samplers (20 fabrics) 7235 Fat Quarters Your Cost $29.80 7236 Stack Your Cost $8.28 7237 Strips Your Cost $8.28 7238 Charms Your Cost $2.07 Lotta Dots Samplers (25 fabrics) 7239 Fat Quarters Your Cost $37.25 7240 Stack Your Cost $10.35 7241 Strips Your Cost $10.35 7242 Charms Your Cost $2.59 Swirls Samplers (20 fabrics) 7243 Fat Quarters Your Cost $29.80 7244 Stack Your Cost $8.28 7245 Strips Your Cost $8.28 7246 Charms Your Cost $2.07 Soft Solid Samplers (17 fabrics) Muted Solid Samplers (17 fabrics) Bright Solid Samplers (17 fabrics) 7247 Fat Quarters Your Cost $21.08 7248 Stack Your Cost $5.86 7249 Strips Your Cost $5.86 7250 Charms Your Cost $1.46 7259 Fat Quarters Your Cost $21.08 7260 Stack Your Cost $5.86 7261 Strips Your Cost $5.86 7262 Charms Your Cost $1.46 7251 Fat Quarters Your Cost $21.08 7252 Stack Your Cost $5.86 7253 Strips Your Cost $5.86 7254 Charms Your Cost $1.46 Jewel Mirage Samplers (24 fabrics) 7263 Fat Quarters Your Cost $35.76 7264 Stack Your Cost $9.93 7265 Strips Your Cost $9.93 7266 Charms Your Cost $2.48 Minerals Mirage Samplers (24 fabrics) 7267 Fat Quarters Your Cost $35.76 7268 Stack Your Cost $9.93 7269 Strips Your Cost $9.93 7270 Charms Your Cost $2.48 Rich Solid Samplers (17 fabrics) 7255 Fat Quarters Your Cost $21.08 7256 Stack Your Cost $5.86 7257 Strips Your Cost $5.86 7258 Charms Your Cost $1.46 View all of our Quilter's Candy fabrics online! ConnectingThreads.com 26 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS


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KITS THAT MAKE GREAT GIFTS Diamond Pillow Kit by Crazy Mom Quilts • Kit includes: pattern, 1 Birchtree Lane charm pack, 1¾ yards fabric. • Techniques: piecing, quilting • Finished size: 20" square • Skill level: beginner 7198 Kit with pattern Retail $21.81 Your Cost $17.44 Save 20% 10961D PDF download* Your Cost $9.00 21281 20" pillowform Your Cost $12.99 EXCLUSIVE Cabin Windows Flannel Quilt Kit by Susan Terpin • Kit includes: free pattern, 5 yards of flannel fabric. • Backing: 3 yards needed for a three-piece back. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 50½" x 60½" • Skill level: intermediate 6626 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $39.80 Sprouts Circular Table Runner Kit by A Bright Corner • Kit includes: pattern, 3¾ yards fabric including backing. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, embroidery • Finished size: 27" circle • Skill level: easy 7199 Kit with pattern Retail $27.35 Your Cost $21.88 Save 20% 11018D PDF download* Your Cost $5.00 EXCLUSIVE Alien World Quilt Kit by Mari Martin • Kit includes: free pattern, 1 Blast Off! stack, 6¼ yards fabric. • Backing: 3½ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué • Finished size: 54½" x 72½" • Skill level: easy 7890 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $48.58 First Bloom Kit by Vicki Bellino • Kit includes: First Bloom Paper Piece Pack, pattern, 2¾ yard of fabric. • Backing: 1 yard needed. • Techniques: English Paper Piecing • Finished size: 28" square • Skill level: intermediate 7599 Kit with pattern Your Cost $30.14 11187D PDF download* Your Cost $8.50 21292 First Bloom Paper Piece Pack Your Cost $5.25 (included in kit) Mini Canned Pears Quilt Kit by Fig Tree & Co. • Kit includes: pattern, 4½ yards fabric. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 19½" x 27" • Skill level: intermediate 7607 Kit with pattern Your Cost $32.02 55842 Pattern packet Your Cost $6.50 Baby Go Bag Kit by Sewing Sue • Kit includes: pattern, 3 yards fabric, enough to make one bag. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 15½" x 14" x 4" • Skill level: easy 7923 Kit with pattern Your Cost $26.38 11509D PDF download* Your Cost $8.50 28 *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download Ashton Road Friendly Tote Kit by Sewing Sue • Kit includes: pattern, 2 yards fabric, enough to make one bag. • Techniques: piecing, general sewing • Finished size: 14" x 16" x 6" • Skill level: easy 7579 Kit with pattern Retail $25.32 Your Cost $17.72 Save 20% 11027D PDF download* Your Cost $8.50 The On-The-Go Travel Pillow Kit by Fishsticks Designs • Kit includes: pattern, 2 yards fabric, enough to make two 16" pillows. Pillow inserts not included. • Techniques: general sewing • Finished size: 16" square • Skill level: beginner 7892 Kit with pattern Your Cost $16.17 11406D PDF download* Your Cost $4.25 21280 16" pillow insert Your Cost $7.99


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A Little of This... 100% Price Match Guarantee for books! Some exclusions apply. Learn more at ConnectingThreads.com/Books, or call 1-800-574-6454. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE Simply Color: Red by Vanessa Christenson 46174 Retail $16.95 Your Cost $13.27 Save 22% • Hardcover 8¼" square, 6 projects, 95 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, reference NEW Simply Color: Green by Vanessa Christenson 46255 Retail $16.95 Your Cost $11.51 Save 32% • 6 projects, 104 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué You will love this book's interplay of colorful fabrics and blending colors. Following a pattern is only a small piece of what goes into creating the gorgeous patchwork projects. Once you understand the fundamentals of color theory and successful color combinations, you will confidently piece together green's fresh hues reminiscent of fresh-cut grass or spring's first leaves. Simply Color: Orange by Vanessa Christenson 46194 Retail $16.95 Your Cost $13.08 Save 23% • Hardcover 8¼" square, 6 projects, 103 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, reference Simply Color: Yellow by Vanessa Christenson 46223 Retail $16.95 Your Cost $11.51 Save 32% • 6 projects, 103 pgs. • Techniques: piecing, reference Get Started Quilting by Jessica Alexandrakis 46233 Retail $19.99 Your Cost $15.46 Save 23% • 5 projects, 159 color pgs. • Techniques: reference, piecing, appliqué, quilting Big Block Quilts by Leisure Arts 46227 Retail $17.99 Your Cost $14.39 Save 20% • 11 projects, 64 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Beginner's Guide to Quiltmaking by Jeri Simon 46238 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $19.96 Save 20% • 7 projects, 128 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, quilting The Big Book of Scrappy Quilts by That Patchwork Place 46229 Retail $29.99 Your Cost $18.80 Save 37% • 77 projects, 288 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Building Blocks Quilt Pattern by Leah Day 46200 Your Cost $30.00 • 48" x 56", 12 blocks, 93 pgs. • Techniques: piecing, quilting Stitch on the Double by Kathleen Brown 46231 Retail $24.99 Your Cost $14.99 Save 40% • 14 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué, embroidery 30 All Things Quilting with Alex Anderson by Alex Anderson 46237 Retail $29.95 Your Cost $22.18 Save 26% • Reference, 175 pgs. • Techniques: piecing, quilting, appliqué, reference FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS Free-Motion Quilting Idea Book by Amanda Murphy 46235 Retail $19.95 Your Cost $14.93 Save 25% • 155 designs, 191 pgs., 9" x 6" spiral bound • Techniques: free-motion quilting, reference


View up to 12 inside images and read staff reviews (Y) online ConnectingThreads.com/staffreviews And a Little Bit of That! Quilts for Kids: From Crib to College by Leisure Arts 46226 Retail $17.99 Your Cost $14.39 Save 20% • 9 projects, 64 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing NEW Rock That Quilt Block: Weathervane by Linda J. Hahn 46248 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $17.56 Save 30% • 7 projects, 71 pgs. • Techniques: piecing Create outside the traditional block while discovering new designs from an old favorite. This seasoned author provides a new way of thinking about color and corners. Learn how to use the “Connector Technique” to avoid sewing triangles on the bias. Detailed instructions are provided to show the breakdown of the block to the creation of your own quilt design. Arcadia Avenue by Sassafras Lane Designs 46125 Retail $22.00 Your Cost $17.60 Save 20% • 12 blocks, 16 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Fun Colorful Quilts by Leisure Arts 46228 Retail $14.99 Your Cost $11.99 Save 20% • 5 projects, 48 color pgs. • Techniques: appliqué, piecing A Bit of Appliqué by Amy Struckmeyer 46230 Retail $26.99 Your Cost $19.80 Save 27% • 17 projects, 96 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué Gravity by Jaybird Quilts 46232 Retail $29.95 Your Cost $20.24 Save 32% • 9 blocks, 97" x 96" finished quilt, 45 pgs. • Techniques: piecing Runners: Bed & Tabletop by Sue Marsh 46225 Retail $14.99 Your Cost $11.99 Save 20% • 13 projects, 48 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing See all of Sue Marsh's WhistlePig Creek patterns online! Handmade Style by Anna Graham 46224 Retail $27.95 Your Cost $22.36 Save 20% • 23 projects, 143 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, general sewing Anchors Away Booklet by Kelly Mueller 46234 Retail $19.95 Your Cost $15.96 Save 20% • 11 projects, 17 pgs., 9" x 6" spiral • Techniques: general sewing, appliqué ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 31


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INTRODUCING JUMPIN' JAVA BY MARIA KALINOWSKI OF KANVAS STUDIOS for Benartex $9.48 per yard 8923 Coffee Patchwork – Multi 8924 Tossed Coffee Mugs – Multi 8925 Java Beans – Russet 8926 Kenta Geo – Coffee 8927 Sandstone – Foam SAMPLERS Includes 16 fabrics — one of each Jumpin' Java print plus 11 coordinating prints from Connecting Threads collections (from $4.96/ yard). 8928 FQ approx. 18" x 22" Your Cost $27.49 8929 Stack 10" square Your Cost $7.64 8930 Charm Pack 5" square Your Cost $1.91 See all the fabrics in this sampler online » NEW & EXCLUSIVE Latte Love Wall Hanging Kit by Connecting Threads • Kit includes: free pattern, 1¼ yards fabric including backing. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 17½" square • Skill level: beginner 8324 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $11.85 34 *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download NEW All Around Placemats Kit by Simply Stitch Designs • Kit includes: 3¼ yards fabric including backing, enough to make 4 placemats. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 12¼" x 16½" • Skill level: beginner 8325 Kit with pattern Your Cost $35.03 11325D PDF download* Your Cost $9.50


View up to 12 inside images and read staff reviews (Y) online ConnectingThreads.com/staffreviews Quilting Books Doodle Quilting by Cheryl Malkowski 45721 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $19.49 Save 22% • 120 projects, 88 color pgs. • Techniques: machine quilting This beginner's guide to free motion, continuous-line quilting will teach you which shapes work better for traveling across your quilt and which are best for confined spaces. Learn how to combine the different included designs. Follow the tips for transferring your designs from paper to fabric. Mastering the Art of McTavishing 2 nd Edition by Karen McTavish 46045 Retail $27.95 Your Cost $22.36 Save 20% • Reference, 128 color pgs. • Techniques: reference, machine quilting Quilters learn how to recreate the motion and texture of “McTavishing” as they follow along with this fully illustrated second edition book and DVD. Inspired by the art nouveau movement's Alfonse Mucha, this freehand, background filler quilting design has electrified the quilting community. 502 New Quilting Motifs by various authors 46136 Retail $24.99 Your Cost $19.99 Save 20% • 502 motifs, 224 color pgs. • Techniques: reference, hand quilting, machine quilting Now you have 502 new options for quilting your masterpiece! The archives of Quiltmaker Magazine are full of the best quilting motifs, and they have been pulled together in one volume for you to mix and match to give your quilt the perfect finish! NEW Foolproof Walking-Foot Quilting Designs by Mary Mashuta 46246 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $18.59 Save 25% • 80 pgs. • Techniques: quilting, reference This idea book of walking foot quilting designs includes expert tips for using commercial quilting templates, paper cuttings, and traditional sashiko-style patterns. A multitude of designs, with icons to indicate skill level and time required to accomplish it. Learn to quilt custom shapes to fit every quilt block, center panel, sashing, border, and corner without marking and math. NEW Machine Quilting With Style by Christa Watson 46242 Retail $28.99 Your Cost $17.39 Save 40% • 12 projects, 112 pgs • Techniques: free motion quilting, piecing Quilt along with Christa using freemotion techniques to create fabulous quilts from start to finish on your home sewing machine. Award-winning quilter Christa Watson shows you how with 8 different walking-foot designs and quilting motifs. Go beyond stitch in the ditch; quilt parallel lines, radiating lines, and shattered lines as you turn straight stitches into walking-foot winners! Step-By-Step Free-Motion Quilting by Christina Cameli 46140 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $16.62 Save 33% • Over 80 designs, 192 color pgs. • Techniques: reference, machine quilting This book will help you quilt unique patterns using your home machine or longarm. A member of the Portland Modern Quilt Guild, Christina infuses her fresh aesthetic and passion for teaching quilters new skills into innovative, freemotion designs. ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 35


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EXCLUSIVE Lover's Knot Quilt Kit by Mari Martin • Kit includes: free pattern, 6½ yards fabric. • Backing: 4¾ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 60½" x 76½" • Skill level: easy 8215 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $37.24 EXCLUSIVE Double Star Table Topper Kit • Kit includes: free pattern, 3¼ yards fabric. • Backing: 1¼ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 37½" square • Skill level: intermediate 8219 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $18.87 EXCLUSIVE Midnight Quilt Kit by Kristin Gassaway • Kit includes: pattern, 6¾ yards fabric. • Backing: 3¾ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 57" square • Skill level: intermediate 8217 Kit with pattern Your Cost $47.23 11635D PDF download* Your Cost $7.00 Gypsy Girl Mini Quilt Kit by Heather Mulder-Peterson • Kit includes: pattern, 1 Kaleidoscope Charm pack, 1 yard fabric. • Backing: ¾ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 24¾" x 28¾" • Skill level: easy 8221 Kit with pattern Your Cost $15.19 55911 Pattern packet Your Cost $6.00 *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download Cheerio Quilt Kit by Thimble Blossoms • Kit includes: pattern, 9¼ yards fabric. • Backing: 4¼ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 67½" x 78½" • Skill level: intermediate 8216 Kit with pattern Your Cost $60.83 11363D PDF download* Your Cost $8.95 ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 39


SEW IN STYLE Olivia Sewing Cabinets The Olivia is sew cute and sew functional and the whimsical vintage gingerbread design will make it the focal point of any sewing room. Dimensions: 64"w x 19¾"d x 30"t. 82003 White 82004 Pistachio Only $659.99 Arrow Olivia Quilt Extension Leaf 82123 White 82122 Pistachio Only $185.99 Visit us online to see all furniture » Sew Steady Wish Table Custom made to fit your sewing machine, this table has adjustable legs that screw on and off quickly. A Universal Table Grid provides ruler guidance and angles at the needle. The Table Lock secures the table to the machine when utilizing the grid and circle sewing features. Measures 22½"d x 25½"w. 82204 Retail $180.00 Your Cost $149.00 Save 26% INCLUDES Acrylic Table, NEW Circles Sewing Tool, 9" x 14" Compartment Drawer, Universal Table Grid, Table Lock Quilter's Wish Ultimate Table Package* Includes features designed by quilters for quilters, and includes everything in the Quilter's Wish Table plus more! Measures 22½" square table, 9" x 14" tray. 82180 Retail $230.00 Your Cost $192.00 INCLUDES Acrylic Table, Circles Sewing Kit, 9" x 14" Compartment Drawer, Polishing Kit, Travel Bag, 15" Universal Sew Straight Guide, Universal Table Grid, & Table Lock + Also available separately... Sew Steady Table Insert Polish 82166 Your Cost $12.50 Sew Steady Universal Table Insert Grid 8" x 10" 82167 Your Cost $15.00 FREE SHIPPING! Furniture purchased from Connecting Threads ships directly to your home for FREE! Contiguous US residents only. *Please specify your sewing machine BRAND, and MODEL, and if you want it cut to accommodate the embroidery mode on the order form, or call Customer Service at 1-800-574-6454. Most models are available. Please Note: This item will be shipped to your home directly from the manufacturer and will arrive in approx. 4-6 weeks. If you are ordering other items they will be shipped by our standard shipping method and should arrive within our normal shipping time. Sorry, only available to ship to the contiguous US. There are no returns on these products. Visit us online to see all sewing tables » A B LED Light Kits These LED lighting systems are very powerful and are sure to shine brightly on your next sewing project. Simply peel and stick the light under your machine so it lights your sewing area. Includes an easy on/ off switch and connecting cords so they will be out of your way. A) 82085 Medium 4" (6 lights) Your Cost $74.99 B) 82084 Small 2" (3 lights) Your Cost $66.99 Sara ConeFlower Thread Holder Fits regular Essential thread spools, as well as cones. Thread not included. Measures approx. 13½"t x 6"w, height may vary. 71253 Retail $49.99 Your Cost $39.99 Save 20% 40


VIEW THE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO ONLINE! Gifts Every Quilter Will L ve A) Round-About 3 Piece Turntable Set This handy three piece set includes a sturdy turntable base with no slip backing, a 17" round cutting mat, and an interchangeable 17" round ironing pad with muslin cover. This set also includes a free ironing pad cover pattern. Measures 17" diameter. 71421 Your Cost $129.00 Olfa® Rotating Cutting Mats This green rotating, self-healing, professional quality rotary mat features a smooth 360° rotation—eliminating the need to move your body or your project around. Non-slip back for stable and safe cutting. B) 81840 17" Your Cost $88.99 C) 81839 12" Your Cost $46.49 A B C D) Karen Kay Buckley's Perfect Adjustable Square Align your appliqué and fussy-cut perfectly every time with this fantastic set that pieces together just like a jigsaw puzzle. You can create a square up to 24½" to accommodate a wide range of appliqué sizes to square up. Comes in a handsome box that slides open like a drawer to keep everything secure. 82203 Your Cost $69.95 E) TrueCut Power Sharpener Sharpen your blades with the push of a button! Sharpens both sides of any brand blade, 28mm, 45mm, and 60mm. Kit includes: power cord, set of fine-grit stones, set of coarse-grit stones, blade sharpening oil, blade handler, and cleaning cloth. Please note: this cannot sharpen blades that have nicks in them. 81995 Retail $64.95 Your Cost $51.96 Save 20% F) Oliso Pro Smartiron Featuring Oliso's patented iTouch technology: simply touch the handle and the iron lowers. When needed, you can turn the auto-lift scorchguard off. This iron is a staff favorite! 82091 Retail $200.00 Your Cost $150.00 Save 25% G) Magnetic Invisible Quilt Hanger Use removable adhesive strips to attach magnetic brackets to the wall. Holds quilts from mini-to king-sized securely with extremely strong rare-earth magnets. Simply get a metal rod to suit whatever size you're hanging. Can be used with Magnet-Ficent invisible quilt hanger. Contains five 1" x 2" magnets with steel brackets. Rod not included. 82036 Your Cost $55.00 H) Portable Design Wall See before you sew! 100% preshrunk cotton flannel that holds blocks of fabric without pinning. This design wall is portable, collapsible, free standing, and comes with stabilizer bars. Measures 72" square. 81893 Your Cost $131.95 I) Electric Quilt 7 Dream, Design, and Create! EQ7 is the most user-friendly quilt pattern design software yet! Create instant blocks including a kaleidoscope block and fancy star block. From simple stars to complex compasses, drawing blocks keeps getting easier. Import your own fabric scans, crop, rotate, and use in your quilt in only a matter of minutes. Drag and drop blocks, fabric, and photos from all the palettes to all layers of the quilt worktable. Watch as your blocks snap to the custom set grid at the size you choose. Use circular and square symmetries to create beautiful new images. Then, turn them into your very own fabric design. See magic happen as you turn everyday photos into quilt art images—or turn any photo into an instant patchwork photo quilt. Print patterns, fabric yardage, and photos. Use over 5,000 copyright- free block patterns. Your Cost $189.95 90169 PC, 90180 MAC ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 41 D F E VIEW MORE INFO, VIDEO, & PHOTOS ONLINE! G I H


Introducing by Country Essentials for Connecting Threads 8239 8240 8241 8247 8248 8254 8255 8256 8257 8263 8264 8265 $5 96 PER YARD $5 96 PRINTS $4 96 8242 Collection Prints 100% quilting cotton All fabrics available individually in custom cuts as small as ¼ yard (specify Fat or Linear quarters at checkout). PER YARD $7 96 PER YARD $7 8249 96 PER YARD $7 96 PER YARD $11 96 PER YARD $11 96 PER YARD 8258 $6 96 8266 METALLIC Basics - Mirage & Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - 8244 Solids 8243 100% quilting cotton Flannel 100% cotton Batiks 8250 100% quilting cotton Lawn 100% cotton 8259 8251 8260 Backing 100% cotton Canvas 100% cotton Metallic Prints 100% cotton 8245 8252 8261 CT EXCLUSIVE 8246 8253 8262 8267 8268 8269 8270 8271 8272 SAMPLERS Includes 35 fabrics — one of each Heirloom Manor print shown above. 8278 FQ approx. 18" x 22" Your Cost $52.15 8279 Stack 10" square Your Cost $14.49 8280 Strips 2½" wide x WOF Your Cost $14.49 8281 Charm Pack 5" square Your Cost $3.62 8273 NEW & EXCLUSIVE Three-Quarter Bag Kit $5 96 PER YARD $5 96 PRINTS $4 96 104" WIDE BACKING FABRIC Collection Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Mirage & P 100% quilting cotton • Kit includes: free pattern, 2½ yards fabric, enough to Basics - Solids make one bag. Hardware not included. PER YARD 100% quilting cotton • Techniques: general sewing • Finished Flannel $7 96 size: 16½" x 12" • Skill level: advanced PER YARD 8314 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $14.90 100% cotton 8294 8295 $7 96 $7 96 PER YARD PER YARD $11 96 $11 PER YARD 96 Batiks 100% quilting cotton Lawn 100% cotton 100% cotton. Canvas PER YARD (Minimum one 100% yard cotton cut) $6 96 METALLIC Backing 100% cotton Metallic Prints 100% cotton 42 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS


NEW & EXCLUSIVE Heirloom Log Cabin Quilt Kit • Kit includes: free pattern, 14½ yards fabric. • Backing: 8 yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 84½" x 102½" • Skill level: intermediate 8306 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $86.42 ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 43


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$5 96 PER YARD $5 96 PRINTS $4 96 $7 96 $7 96 $7 96 PER YARD PER YARD PER YARD PER YARD $11 96 PER YARD NEW & EXCLUSIVE A) Stepping Stones Quilt 1 Kit $11 96 by Brenda Plaster • Kit includes: pattern, 5¾ yards fabric. • Backing: 3⅜ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 61" square • Skill level: intermediate $6 96 PER YARD METALLIC 8310 Kit with pattern Your Cost $40.27 11681D PDF download* Your Cost $6.00 Collection Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Mirage & Prints 100% quilting cotton Basics - Solids 100% quilting cotton Flannel 100% cotton Batiks 100% quilting cotton Lawn C 100% cotton Backing 100% cotton Canvas 100% cotton Metallic Prints 100% cotton NEW & EXCLUSIVE B) Lotus Blossom Quilt Kit by Mari Martin • Kit includes: free pattern, 8½ yards fabric. • Backing: 5 yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 63½" x 80½" • Skill level: intermediate 8308 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $50.66 C NEW & EXCLUSIVE C) Beloved Table Runner Kit by Martin Martin • Kit includes: free pattern, 2¼ yards fabric including backing. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué • Finished size: 12½" x 45½" • Skill level: intermediate 8312 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $13.41 NEW & EXCLUSIVE D) Pioneer Spirit Quilt Kit by Kristin Gassaway • Kit includes: pattern, 11½ yards fabric. • Backing: 6 yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 72" x 84" • Skill level: intermediate 8307 Kit with pattern Your Cost $75.54 11684D PDF download* Your Cost $7.00 D *Visit the pattern page on our website for the PDF download ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 45


by Country Essentials for Connecting Threads A B NEW A) Rise & Shine Mini Quilt Kit by Thimble Blossoms • Kit includes: pattern, one Heirloom Manor charm pack, ¾ of a yard of fabric including backing. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 13½" square • Skill level: intermediate 8313 Kit with pattern Your Cost $14.34 11056D PDF download* Your Cost $6.50 NEW & EXCLUSIVE by Ann Johnson B) Swirling Fans Table Topper Kit • Kit includes: free pattern, 2¼ yards fabric. • Backing: 1¼ yards needed. • Techniques: foundation paper piecing • Finished size: approx. 31" square • Skill level: intermediate 8311 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $13.41 C NEW & EXCLUSIVE C) High Noon Quilt Kit by Mari Martin • Kit includes: free pattern, 8¼ yards fabric. • Backing: 3½ yards needed. • Techniques: piecing • Finished size: 53½" x 64" • Skill level: easy 8309 Kit with free pattern Your Cost $49.17 46 FREE SHIPPING on web orders over $50 in the contiguous United States* | HASSLE-FREE RETURNS


View up to 12 inside images and read staff reviews (Y) online ConnectingThreads.com/staffreviews Bestselling Books Wool Appliqué the Piece O'Cake Way by Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins 46236 Retail $27.95 Your Cost $17.85 Save 36% • 12 projects, 79 pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué Learn to Quilt-As-You-Go by Gudrun Erla 46222 Retail $24.99 Your Cost $18.08 Save 28% • 14 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, quilting Discover a fast and fun method of creating (and completing!) quilted projects. When the piecing is finished, so is the quilting! With step-by-step guidance, Gudrun takes you beyond the straight-line piecing associated with the quilt-as-you-go technique to include triangles, squares, and strips—plus the illusion of curves—all in her clean and contemporary style. Wool Appliqué Folk Art by Rebekah L. Smith 46217 Retail $29.95 Your Cost $22.18 Save 26% • 14 projects, 95 color pgs. • Techniques: appliqué, embroidery The Farmer's Wife 1930's Sampler Quilt by Laurie Aaron Hird 46212 Retail $28.99 Your Cost $17.39 Save 40% • 99 blocks, 272 pgs. • Techniques: piecing Farm Girl Vintage by Lori Holt 46199 Retail $29.95 Your Cost $23.96 Save 20% • 14 projects, 144 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing Constantinople Quilts by Tamsin Harvey 46187 Retail $29.95 Your Cost $21.73 Save 27% • 8 projects, 80 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué Landscape Quilts by Kathy McNeil 46209 Retail $22.95 Your Cost $17.07 Save 26% • 4 projects, 63 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué Simple Appliqué by Kim Diehl 46204 Retail $22.99 Your Cost $18.36 Save 20% • 2 projects, 64 color pgs. • Techniques: appliqué, piecing, reference Peanuts Quilted Celebrations by Kathleen Shea 46189 Retail $24.95 Your Cost $17.72 Save 29% • 11 projects, 95 color pgs. • Techniques: piecing, appliqué ConnectingThreads.com • 1-800-574-6454 47


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