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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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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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Island Batik Ambassador Projects

    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… Continue reading Island Batik Ambassador Projects

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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


Get Ready for a New Blog Hop

My fellow Certified Instructors (CIs) and I are gearing up for a new blog hop!  This one is called Tuckerize Your Quilting and we will be posting about our favorite tools starting on Monday 7/15/19.  Your won't want to miss any of the CIs' posts.  Here is the schedule. Monday 7/15/19: Tammy Silvers, Tamarinis  tamarinis.typepad.com… Continue reading Get Ready for a New Blog Hop

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The Journey

  "The Journey", is a quilt designed for my son-in-law  when he entered medical school.  It was his dream to become a doctor of medicine from the time he was a little boy.  When he was accepted in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) it was the beginning of a long awaited for… Continue reading The Journey

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Prism in Twilight Chic

Look at this gorgeous fabric I got to work with this week!  Deb Tucker's Twilight Chic line from Island Batik is just gorgeous!  They go so well together making any project look great.  You will definitely want to ask your local quilt shop for this fabric for your next project.          … Continue reading Prism in Twilight Chic

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Refreshing the Longarm

My new hydraulic lift is awesome.  It allows me to quilt at just the right height, whatever, that happens to be for the quilting I'm doing.  With just the push of a button I can set a new height.  It has helped me visually see what I am quilting.  Definitely recommend. Yesterday I put on… Continue reading Refreshing the Longarm