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One Die Wonder with Accuquilt Project

What a month this has been!  People quarantined in their homes with the people they love (hopefully).  My husband and I have been joking "It's a good thing I like you."  Not too much has changed for us though.  My husband works from home, and I'm a quilter.  If I was locked in my home… Continue reading One Die Wonder with Accuquilt Project

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Log Cabin Blog Hop with Island Batik -Beach Comber

This is the 3rd day of the second week of the Log Cabin Island Batik Blog Hop showing all the new fabric lines.  Isn't this fabric beautiful!  It's called Jewel Box, but I can't help but see the Emerald Coast here in North Florida.  "Jewel Box"  is designed by Kathy Engle for Linda and Carl Sullivan… Continue reading Log Cabin Blog Hop with Island Batik -Beach Comber

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Island Batik Unboxing Video

  I am so excited to be an Island Batik Ambassador for 2020.Let me first give credit to my son, David Renna, of  RennaVation Studios for making this video for me.  Thank you for watching.  I know you may not have gotten a good look at all the goodies in the box so let me… Continue reading Island Batik Unboxing Video

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Let’s Get Scrappy

This is my first year as an Island Batik Ambassador, and I am loving the challenge.  As an ambassador I was sent a box full of  beautiful Island Batik fabrics, Aurifil threads, Hobbs battings, Schmetz needles, and an Accuquilt Go Cutter with dies which I will show you in an Unboxing Video on the 28th of… Continue reading Let’s Get Scrappy

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Island Batik Ambassadors 2020

So 2020 is starting out as an exciting year for me.  I'm honored be a part of a great group of artists known as Island Batik Ambassadors .  We will be making at least one project every month using the beautiful Island Batik fabrics. Other companies participating are Aurifil, Hobbs Batting, Schmetz, Accuquilt, and Studio 180… Continue reading Island Batik Ambassadors 2020

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TAKE A GANDER I hope you have been enjoying the Whistle Stop Tour this week with my fellow Certified Instructors along with Deb Tucker and Studio 180 Design team. I know I have. Let me introduce myself in case you are new to my blog.  I'm Gail Renna of Quilt Haven Threads.  I have been… Continue reading STEAM ENGINE WHISTLE STOP TOUR

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Threads, Threads, and More Threads…

so many how do you decide what thread to quilt a project with?  Do you just always use such and such?  I recently saw on a FB post someone questioning why a particular thread was so good, was it worth the cost. . .  then the opinions flew "I only use X, I only use… Continue reading Threads, Threads, and More Threads…

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Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star My Favorite Tool

If you have ever seen me doing a demonstration at a Quilt Show it will most likely be of the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star.  It is my all time favorite Studio 180 Design tool!  This tool makes ten different sizes, from a three inch to a twelve inch block; the design possibilities are endless:  Liberty,… Continue reading Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star My Favorite Tool