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Hawthorne Threads
Red Hook, NY
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We're back with another sewing project for you to try! We wanted to make a throw that incorporated the entire Zambezi range. For this African savannah themed line we immediately decided on a flying geese design. For a collection that features migratory animals, it seemed fitting that the pattern itself... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We have so much to catch up on already. Tons of fabric (literally!) has arrived on our doorstep this week and we are positively reveling in the glorious new ranges - such diversity! Natural History from Lizzy House If you've ever wandered the halls of the Natural History museum in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Pantone has released their Spring Fashion Trend Report, and at first glance it appears to be a rather eclectic bunch. We have ethereal soft pastels mixed with earth tones and punchy bright tones. I don't fancy myself a color or fashion expert, but I can read in between the lines... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi all! We've started off our week with smiles this week, with each new collection bringing cheer and inspiration to the shop! We hope you'll feel the same way, with the gears in your head and your sewing machine humming along in sync! Vignette from Laura Gunn Introducing Vignette, the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hawthorne Threads Blog
It's only been a few days but true to the season, fabric is flourishing in the shop - we have lots to catch up on! Elixir from Camelot Fabrics Ethereal, mysterious, and soft; those are the words that spring to mind looking at this radiant collection just arrived from Camelot... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
The sun has set on our trip to the desert, and we've returned with renewed inspiration for sewing with our new Coyote collection! We'll be sharing more on all of these projects over on our blog, but in the meantime you can journey to the southwest with us via Instagram... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Today's newsletter is brought to you on location in the Mojave Desert! We've been busy designing and sewing and are so very proud to take you to the painted sands that inspired our new line! Introducing Coyote, our newest In House Collection! In spirit and in form, this next collection... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Sneak peek of Coyote - follow us on Instagram! Have you caught all our sneak peeks of our upcoming collection over on Instagram? We are madly in love with our Coyote fabric collection, available early April! We have sewn up some gorgeous samples and are hitting the desert for a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
My bedroom got a bit of an update with some fresh pillows! I sewed up a fun trio featuring the Desert Rose, Golden Canyon, and Stone color stories from our new Zambezi fabric collection. I opted for a simple and clean look for the set. The two square ones are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We seem to approach our designs with the concept first and its utility as a secondary consideration. It's so nice when we create a pattern and then realize its versatility across all sorts of sewing projects. That certainly seems to be the case with our new Zambezi line, as we... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
New Zambezi pillows on my sewing table! We've been sewing away here at the shop, and I've been happy to take my "work" home with me as well! I'm sewing up some friends for my fringed Zambezi pillow, just finishing with some piping to give them a nice finished look.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Have you explored the Nordic timberland of Norwegian Wood? Our in in house fabric line recently led one talented sewist down the woodland path to creative inspiration and we're delighted to share her work with you! Our friend Lydia over at at Telafante created this beautiful floor cushion, incorporating nearly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We've had a number off lines come in these last few days, each providing us with so much sewing inspiration we can hardly decide where to begin! We've found a lot of fun projects to go along with some really great fabric collections, so let's catch up shall we?! Clementine... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
After a fun day of sewing here at the shop we have another project to share with you! True to the spirit of our new Zambezi fabric line, this one will ignite your wanderlust for far off exotic places. Truth be told, Sew Charleston inspired this project; after seeing her... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
The shop is abuzz with the whir of sewing machines as we sew up one new inspired project after another! We have two quilts in the works as well as lots of apparel and accessories. Some are for our new Zambezi line but many also feature another line we have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We brought our "A-game" for this next project featuring our Norwegian Wood collection! We knew that the cheater Log Cabin design makes for the perfect fussy cut square, so we decided to design something fun with that as our jumping off point. We quickly came up with this Roll +... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
If you follow us on Instagram you might have caught some peeks at what we've been working on lately! These pretty blocks are composed of our new Etched basics in thte Desert Rose and Stone color palettes. The pattern is Solar Eclipse from Elizabeth Hartman. The colors and design are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Hi all! We have a really nice variety for you today. From sophisticated to whimsical and seasonal, we think you'll be inspired to make something great! Wanderer from April Rhodes! On the heels of her hugely popular Arizona collection we are very excited to have the sophomore collection from the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Today we have another fun project to make with our new Norwegian Wood collection! This one might be my daughter Annie's favorite one yet as it affords her the opportunity to request a sleepover, the pinnacle of fun for any 8 year old. But first, she was ready to do... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
Night Owl from Norwegian Wood! If you follow us on Instagram you know we've been sewing up lots of fun projects, and we have even more in store for Norwegian Wood inspired designs. Stay tuned to our blog or more on that, but in the meantime here's a peek at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
I awoke to yet another two hour delay for the kids, which gladly didn't turn a 7th snow day! If you're snowed indoors still, we have enough sewing inspiration to keep you from going stir crazy! Yoyogi Park from Cloud 9! Don't miss the FAT QUARTER FRIENDLY Free Quilt Pattern... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
We're back with another fun project we've sewn up with our new Norwegian Wood line! This time we chose the Hexagon Situpon pattern from Bonnie Christine. The patchwork design is a great way to show off some of your favorite prints from this woodland collection. Here's a close up the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog
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 Feb 27, 2015 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 Feb 24, 2015 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 Feb 23, 2015 at Hawthorne Threads Blog