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  • Re: Thread

    Robin, I always use cotton for piecing because it shrinks and blends better with the fabrics. But when quilting the quilt, I use whatever works best with the look I'm trying to achieve. I will say that most of the time its cotton, but in different weights. I also use the clear mono-filament thread...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Joy on Wed, Nov 9 2011
  • What kind of thread to you prefer?

    There are so many different manufacturers of thread and so many different weights and types. What do you prefer for each part of making a quilt? I was told to use 50wt cotton thread for piecing and 30-40wt thread for free-motion. I was also told to stay away from coats & clark thread, but how can...
    Posted to Ask Quilting Questions Here (Forum) by Joy on Sun, Jan 16 2011
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