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Hawthorne Threads
Red Hook, NY
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Thank you everyone for such a warm welcome to Norwegian Woods! We've been overwhelmed with lovely messages (and orders!) of support for our newest in house collection. And If you haven't yet explored our Nordic timberland, we hope you'll wander down the forest path over here! Of course, what's a... Continue reading
Posted 12 minutes ago at Hawthorne Threads Blog
If you're in the northeast, then you probably spent the weekend much like we did - hibernating indoors while a fresh blanket of snow covered our sky-high snowdrifts! At least it affords plenty of time sewing by a crackling fire! We can't wait to share some of those projects very... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We were pleased as punch when the folks at Sew 4 Home selected our Marsala collection for their newest feature over on their crafty blog, and we've been eagerly waiting to see what they would whip up! The wait is over, and today they've unveiled a perfectly polished backpack. They've... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Hawthorne Threads Blog
It's been just a few days but we already have lots to catch up on! Lots of fun things happening here at the shop, including our new collection, designed and printed right here at Hawthorne Threads! Our New in-house Collection! In the forest, one never knows what lies around the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Santa was good to my daughter Annie this year, and her room now houses every crafting tool imaginable. From knitting and sewing supplies to painting and drawing tools, she's destined for creativity in 2015! If you caught this blog post, you might remember that her room is currently decked out... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi Folks! If you follow us on Instagram then you may have gathered that I'm in Switzerland getting some ideas for an upcoming fabric collection! I couldn't pass up a photo op with this quilty tiled-roof. And of course, it's only polite to repay them with sampling a bit of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Six more weeks of winter they say?! We're "shrugging" it off here at the shop! Our staff is just crazy about the Julia Cardigan, and together we have sewn up four versions already. We're so happy that many of you wanted to give the pattern a whirl after seeing our... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
With winter lines rolling in we've been busy sewing here at the shop. Stay tuned to our blog for fun crafty inspiration, and in the meantime we have yet another feast for the eyes in today's newsletter! Hello Bear from Bonnie Christine Named after Bonnie Christine's son, Bear, this collection... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
As the name implies, we had lots of fun putting together this quilt! We just knew this Giggles pattern from Jaybird would offer a great way to play up the directional nature of our Etched fabrics. We used a roughly equal assortment from the entire collection, randomizing pieces as best... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
In just a few days, we already have so much to catch up on! From new collections, a new free pattern, to a pre-order opportunity and chances to win, there's lots to get your bobbin in a whirl! Introducing Marsala, our nod to Pantone's Color of the Year! Nordic Snowflake... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
If we are to endure 6 more weeks of winter, we might as well spend them with a cozy new pair of slippers! We are very excited to present to your our newest Free Pattern in our Sewing Together Series. Once again, we are offering a great tutorial here on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
If you follow us on our Blog and on Instagram, then you know we've been sewing up a storm. If we're going to have 6 more weeks of winter what better way to celebrate then nesting indoors with your fabric stash! Folk Song from Anna Maria Horner Anna Maria has... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
My little girl is growing up! Other than her lanky legs and knowing smile, nowhere is that more apparent than Annie's new-found fashion sense. She's jettisoned her obsession for all things pink and purple, gravitating instead to more sophisticated tones. Perhaps because she's also going through a stage where she... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We've had yet another snowfall here in upstate New York, and it keeps coming! We decided that it should be a WIP It Snow Day as well! You've got one extra day to post your current projects before we choose this week's WIP It Wednesday Winner. Be sure to tag... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Have you had a chance to sew with the new Etno Knits from Pat Bravo and Art Gallery Fabrics? The warm colors, the textural detail, and the movement that Pat achieves make these fabrics a wonderful choice for clothing. While it proved tough to pick a favorite, I settled on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Our new line of basics harkens back to childhood drawings, not unlike those we all made on an Etch A Sketch. Four simple yet sophisticated designs in four colorways recall those clean lines with a subtle undercurrent of whimsy. These types of sketches are Etched into my memory and we're... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
If you were living in the northeast you likely enjoyed the chance to sew for a bit this last week! We wound up counting our snowfall in inches rather than feet, but we still got enough to for school cancellations. So we were blissfully snowed in at our house and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Snowed in? We sure are here in upstate New York! At least it's warm and cozy whilst shopping online in your jammies, hot beverage at your side! We've got lots of fabrics to inspire your next project, starting with this most apropos Winter Frost collection from Michael Miller that fortuitously... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Once again we have a myriad of material in what's turned out to be a marathon newsletter - now say that five times fast! Grab a cuppa and let's catch up shall we?! Now Available in our Shop! Sarah Watson's newest collection for Cloud 9 Organic Fabrics features wistfully lyrical... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
When we first received Art Gallery's new Prisma Elements line at the shop, we immediately noticed how well the colors work together. While they are a great choice as blenders, the striking geometric forms can also stand alone as feature prints, especially in modern quilts. We decided a mini quilt... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi ladies, and gents (I know you're out there too!) It's only January and we've already welcomed in 32 new collections so far this year! 2015 is shaping up to be an exiting one for sewers everywhere and we are looking forward to sharing each and every one of them... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
I think your stash will thank you for reading along with us today! We have some great designs destined to become your next "go-to" prints! Now Available in our Shop! Carolyn Friedlander's highly anticipated collection for Robert Kaufman. She calls it a bit of a "mash up" of print mixing,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We hope you all had a wonderful weekend! If you follow us on Instagram, then you got a peek at what I was up to! Santa left my daughter Annie the Sewing School 2 book under the tree this year and she was excited to try out her version of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi folks! The big news this week of course is that the sophomore Cotton + Steel collections have arrived ! Melody, Alexia, Rashida, Sarah and Kim are all back with collections with quilting cotton, lawn and canvas components, and we're super excited about the collaborative Double Gauze group! We started... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We're feeling rather excited for the new year, and we hope you are too! How lucky for us that inspiration arrives on our doorstep each and every day, and the luck just continues as we get to share these wonderful fabric lines with you all. Let's kick off 2015 with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog