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Hawthorne Threads
Red Hook, NY
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We interrupt your WIP's for some new and fabulous fabrics! New Fabric Arrivals! Meadowlark is quirky and ingeniously primitive, these prints speak to the look of block printing while offering a strikingly original modern aesthetic. Iconic motifs like birds, fruit, chairs and high-heeled shoes are paired with polka dots, grids... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We hope the long weekend allowed for extra sewing time! I know our staff too more than a few sewing projects home with them and I can't wait to get to the shop tomorrow to see what they've whipped up! In fabric news, we have some really fun lines, and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
If variety is the spice of life, we have a tasty treat for you today! We have some wonderful new groups, some oldies but goodies, and a superfantastic giveaway today! Just Arrived in our Shop! Aussies and all fans of down under motifs and style will love the new line... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Home page gallery picks for fall! Head over to our blog for some seasonal inspiration! Fall and sewing go together like hot cider and donuts, no?! We've been having lots of fun sewing here at the shop and are looking forward to many an hour dreaming up new projects that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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Does your little one have the back to school blues? Give their composition books a face-lift and send them to the head of the class; our next free pattern in our Sewing Together Series is the Book Cover your Back (to school) Notebook Cover. With handy pencil slots on the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
From back to school projects, and cozy quilts, to Halloween costumes and warm weather accessories, there are so many great projects to sew for fall! Just Arrived in our Shop! With her fourth collection for Art Gallery Fabrics, Jeni Baker appeals to all the kids out there, and us big... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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The air is crisp and the ground crunches underfoot, a sure sign that Fall is here in the Northeast! Every bough and bush is suddenly tinted by Autumn's paintbrush. With a fresh rainfall this October morning, the air is alive with the earthen smell of new-fallen leaves. Here's my textile... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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Bearing in mind that September is National Sewing Month, we decided to challenge ourselves with some apparel pieces these last few weeks. If you follow us on Instagram then you've likely caught a few sneak peeks of what we've been up to! I carefully selected three Burda Style designs that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Thanks so much for tuning in! We have a bevy of beauties for you, some fan favorites, and a new pre-order opportunity! Fall and sewing goes together like hot cider and donuts after all! New Fabric Arrivals! Elizabeth Olwen's newest line from Cloud 9 Organics marries art deco with woodsy... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Maybe it's the Autumnal Equinox, but it seems prices have been falling along with the leaves! Today we've got a full dozen collections newly on sale for you all! Fabric Collections Now On Sale! Now Available for Pre-Order! If it's true, as Ralph Waldo Emerson says, that the world laughs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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In the poison'd entrails throw. Toad, that under cold stone, Days and nights has thirty-one; Swelter'd venom sleeping got, Boil thou first i' the charmed pot! Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble. Fillet of a fenny snake, In the caldron boil and bake; Eye of newt,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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Fall is turning out to be a fabulous season in fabric thus far - we have a fancy feast for the eyes today! Just Arrived in our Shop! Glitzy inspiration from the Michael Miller Quilt Market Booth! Let's start with a line that's not new, per se, but was only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi ladies (and gents!), we have a gorgeous array of fabrics for you once again, enough to turn quilters into apparel sewers, and apparel sewers thinking - hey, that voile would make for a beautiful quilt! Just Arrived in our Shop! Dressed in Amy Butler's newest collection of apparel fabrics,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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We have lots of fresh fabrics as well as some tried and true favorites that are sure to inspire more than a few new sewing projects! Just Arrived in our Shop! We are in love with Origami Oasis, a spirited new collection from Tamara Kate for Michael Miller Fabrics! A... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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Whether you're a quilter or a dressmaker, or a little bit of both, we have some really excellent crafting and fashion weight fabrics new to the shop for you today!!! Just Arrived in our Shop! Cleta , the newest line from AGF Studio, captures the essence of adventure. Soft grays,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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Let's celebrate National Sewing Month! I know I'm preaching to the choir here, but it's fun to reflect on the history of sewing, here in the US and beyond. From the Gilded Ages to the Industrial Revolution and to today, sewing has oscillated from frivolity to necessity and back again.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
The solstice isn't here quite yet, but starting off the school year certainly makes it seem like it's the start of a new season! And for many of us that means a renewed commitment to organization and planning, and lots of time for crossing off those WIP's and eying up... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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Our staff has been sewing together again! If you're a fan of our Sewing Together series of projects, you're going to want to try out our very own Sweet & Simple Tote pattern. We are so excited to offer it as a Free Tutorial and Printable PDF Pattern! We all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
For many of us, it's "back to school" and back to a welcomed routine! Here's a fresh batch of inspiration to get you back on track! Just Arrived in our Shop! Paint inspiration from SUCH Designs! Carrie Bloomston of SUCH Designs is here with a new collection, PAINT. Encouraging us... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Summer is winding down, and we have some beautiful new fabrics that will take you right into fall! Just Arrived in our Shop! You're going to love these new 54" wide Cotton Canvas Basics from Riley Blake - and you're going to love the price even more! At an attractive... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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Summer is winding down but the parade of beautiful fabric continues! Just Arrived in our Shop! Inspired by New York's Gramercy Park, Leah Duncan looked no further than the city that never sleeps for her newest line for Art Gallery. As a Brooklynite herself, Leah captures the magic of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
If you're joining us State-side, we hope you've had a relaxing Labor Day Holiday today - we've got some new collections and LOTS of additions ON SALE to make the day even sweeter! Just Arrived in our Shop! a Sew Yummy version of Katy Jones’ Button Quilt (project from Love... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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The Quatrefoil, a four leafed shape we've all seen in art, architecture, and design, seems to be making a bit of a comeback in the textile world. I'm not going to go so far as to call it the new chevron, but once again Riley Blake seems to be right... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi folks! Summer is winding down and we have some vibrant, spirited lines to carry you into fall! With school just around the corner, I'm definitely seeing some collections that are just perfect for some selfish sewing projects... Just Arrived in our Shop! Like Dorothy before me, I'm under the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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Animals continue to influence fashion and decor, breathing life into the designs they inhabit. I love the feral qualities they exude, with each piece achieving both a wildness and a quietude. We've ammased quite a herd of animal prints in the shop of late! I had fun composing these inspiration... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog