You might remember that I had mentioned to my GD that I didn't think I had enough patriotic quilts to decorate for Independence Day. Well, I got an email from Connecting Threads regarding some patriotic fabric on sale. I decided to order some as I really liked one of the designs and also needed some white on white. The fabric came on Saturday - fast delivery!
|Fabric from Connecting Threads|
The fabric that they sell under their label is about $5.96 per yard. The patriotic fabric was half price, so I bought 4 yards of the R/W/B. The white on white was regular price. They also have some name brand fabrics which cost more, but are still less expensive than quilt shops. I really like the 2 fabrics that I bought. As to their thread, I use their Essential Cone Thread (natural) for all of my piecing. One cone has 5,000 yards of thread for $9.99. I also use their quilting threads and am very happy with both.
Below is the little "patriotic" wall hanging that I made from the pattern by Miss Stacy at Buttermilk Basin. The pattern was free and is still available. It didn't take me long at all to get this prepped and I machine stitched it, so that was quick as well! I'm going to be looking for more patriotic items to make, so that next summer I won't be short! Maybe a table runner, or something using my new fabric?
|Americana Crow on Spool|