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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 yesterday 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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 7 days ago 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
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Sorry for the delay on the Newsletter - nature called and Charlie and I took the kids camping! But there's nothing like the warm welcome of beautiful fabrics to come home to. I know I'm definitely crossing off some W.I.P's this week! Just Arrived in our Shop! With romance and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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We're so excited to be sponsoring the Myrtle Sewalong! If you are new to sewing with Knits, or Colette Patterns for that matter, you'll be treated to a series of complete step by step instructions to guide you along the way. Those with knit phobias, have no fear! Your lovely... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Surprise! We're having a Sale!!! You're going to be glad you opened your inbox because these beauties won't hang around all summer! Enjoy these lovely lines on sale for $7.50/yd, while supplies last! W.I.P. it to us on Instagram! Here's last week's W.I.P it Wednesday win! I think tackling English... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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We are "sew" excited about the dress Daniela from On the Cutting Floor whipped up! The Barbara Dress is a free pattern and features a classic silhouette- an effortless choice for those who want to start sewing with knits! Sarah Lawson's Dotted Boulevard Knit is the perfect fabric to give... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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My scientific right-brained self tells me that Peridot, the gem, is a magnesium rich silicate - Mg2SiO4 to be precise. But my artful left brained self also reminds me that the bright olive green color evokes energy and new life. Either way, it's a great color to celebrate in this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi folks! I truly think we have something for everyone today! From bold and bright to simple and understated today's selection really runs the gamut of design! Just Arrived in our Shop! Amy Butler's newest collection is an energetic fusion of Japanese inspired modern folk prints with graphic florals and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Hawthorne Threads Blog