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Hawthorne Threads
Red Hook, NY
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The couple that orders fabric together stays together! As I'm sure many of you know, the likes of all of us fabric hounds descended upon Salt Lake City, UT for the International Quilt Market this past weekend. Not only did Charlie and I get to see lots of crafty friends... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi all! We've had a nice taste of good weather here in Upstate New York so we took advantage of the sunshine and enjoyed a fun video shoot of some of our recent makes. It hadn't quite been sleeveless weather here yet so my daughter was pretty excited to finally... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi everyone! Whether you're sewing for summer or gearing up for fall, making new quilts or a new wardrobe, we have a nice variety for you today. Please continue to share your handmade makes with us. We just love this Mojave meets Coyote Quilt from Sky Blue Pink Studio. And... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Fawn Minky Blanket from The Modern Robin Hi all, thanks for joining us! I see this simple Fawn blanket from The Modern Robin got lots of attention over on Instagram and it's no surprise. I love that something so simple and sweet can be celebrated as much as any intricate... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Mother's Day sewing with Mojave and Coyote! I hope all the moms near and far got to celebrate a very happy mother's day with the ones you love, while remembering those who are cherished in the heart. In between sporting events with the kids and lunch with my own mom,... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Mojave Super Tote in the works Hi friends, thanks for joining us! We hope you're having a wonderful week, and are looking forward to some weekend sewing! I know I'm looking to finish up some projects, and get started on some we've been dreaming up at the shop. This one... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Meadowlark Dreaming Tree Dress from Emmies Room For the past couple of days my kids have stood beside windows longing for the rain to let up, looking perhaps not unlike this little girl. But you know what they say about those April showers; I'm counting on some pretty amazing May... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Bear in our Stardust Basic - Wild Animal Scrappy Applique pattern available in our shop! Spring sewing fever continues at Hawthorne Threads! If you follow us on Instagram then you know we have a lot of bobbins in the air, sew to speak. Thank heavens our Meaghan keeps us on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Boxed Clutches from Cloud Rabbit Designs featuring our Mojave fabrics Hi all! From our Instagram feed, we can see that everyone has been up to lots of sewing lately. I think we're feeling an extra spring in our step too, with plenty of creative energy fueled even more by our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
I hope everyone's off to a great week! With the nice weather we're having I expect my time sewing will be into the wee hours of the night. We have several projects in the works, and some I'm still mulling over fabric choices which can often be the hardest part,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Our manager Becky's Celestial quilt is almost ready for the big reveal! Hi all! Many of you may already have your new Celestial fabrics and I'm so excited to imagine some stellar sewing projects happening this weekend. Our Becky is well on her way to finishing her Radio Way Quilt.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Once again I've put together another mood board, this time inspired by our new Mojave collection and I can almost feel the desert sun on my face. I love that at first glance the pebble strewn mountains and canyons seem like a barren wasteland, void of any life or color... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Paper Pieced Storm Trooper from Stitches by Tessa Has the force helped you with your sewing projects this past week? I thought this was an appropriate intro to our fabric chat today as I expect many of you were like me this past week, sewing along to the digital/DVD release... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Girls Dress in our Riviera Fabric and Buffalo Plaid, from Mama Says Sew Hi All! From our Instagram feed, we can see that everyone is off to an amazing start to spring sewing! It's so inspiring for us to see what everyone comes up with. We love how Mama Says... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
I've got the moody blues today, and I couldn't be happier about it. Here's a pretty collage for our new Riviera collection in the Mediterranean palette. With all the glitz and glamour the French coastline has to offer, the crystal blue waters and inviting horizon is still its shining feature.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
My new Open Wide Pouch in Mojave fabric! Hi everyone, thank you so much for joining us today. I've just come off a fun weekend where I had the chance to spend time sewing with a friend. After making lots of the Open Wide pouches for family, I finally made... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Here's what's "sur la table" today, a table runner made with our new Riviera collection! We'd be remiss if we designed a collection inspired by the flavors of French couture, culture, and cuisine if we didn't also offer up a project idea for dressing up your kitchen. This one uses... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Sneak Peet at some of our upcoming Meadowlark fabrics! Hi folks! Spring is in the air here in upstate New York and it seems to have brought a fresh creative spirit on the wind. Here at the shop we're feeling invigorated and excited about all of the things we will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
C'est si bon, non?! With our latest in house line we invite you to jet-set to the Riviera, where the sea meets the vibrant flavors of French couture, culture, and of course cuisine. This European jewel has captivated artists for decades, and we think you'll be similarly inspired by it's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Pot Holder in the works reaturing our new Riviera fabric It's all "bon" here at the shop! I'm loving how this little potholder is turning out in our new Riviera fabric. The Jam Jar Paper Piecing Pattern is available from Charise Creates, we'll share the finished piece, as well as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Mojave fabric photo shoot happening int he Mojave desert! So...doesn't everyone bring their trio of mini quilts on location for spring break? I'm currently back in the Mojave Desert, the place that inspired our Coyote collection, and our upcoming Mojave line picks up right where we left off. I've shown... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Cozy Cottontail make from Cuddly Quilts! Spring has sprung and we just love seeing all bright and fresh makes out there to welcome the new season! All of the spring dresses will be on parade, as well as beautiful stroller quilts and blankets to keep your little ones warm against... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi Everyone, we have a lot of beautiful fabric for you all this week! But to start things off , here's a preview of what's coming this spring from me and my design team right here at Hawthorne Threads! We are very excited to bring you Celestial, Mojave, and Meadowlark,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Baskets and bunnies, and babies in bonnets, oh my! We seem to have "hopped" right over winter, and right on into spring here in Upstate New York. My daughter certainly missed sledding and building snow forts this winter, but I think the frolicking and Easter egg hunting in near 80... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
All ready for spring in their new Cottontail dresses! With near 80 degree weather, it certainly felt like spring was in the air the last couple of days here in New York! It afforded an opportunity to try out the new Easter dresses for my daughter and niece! Here's a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2016 at Hawthorne Threads Blog