I’ve begun to realize that many of you have just come to know me through this blog and don’t understand my relationship with Connie. Connie and I are not related – by blood, anyway – but we have been business partners in Country Threads since 1983. Country Threads started out as a small quilt pattern company that grew over the years into a large quilt pattern company that sold both wholesale and retail, a large retail shop on my small farm which included a machine quilting service, a retreat center in the haymow of my barn and at one time a gift shop. In October of 2014 we closed up everything and retired but I kept this blog going. We have had lots of magazine and media coverage over the years because of the way we started which was at the kitchen table and the business expanded from there.
So maybe Connie and I are truly related. We are as close or closer than many sisters and our partnership has never faltered and when we are asked about how that is possible Connie always say it’s because she always lets me have my way! And if you believe that, I’ve got some swamp land I’d like to sell you…….ha!
I hope this answers some of your questions.