Tag Archive: thread

Thread Comparisons

The last few days I have been playing with the threads that I bought at Quilt Festival, trying out different sizes for the top thread and bobbin, with different sizes of needles and… Continue reading

Quilt Festival Treats

One of the great benefits of living near Houston, Texas, is that going to the International Quilt Festival takes just a short car trip.  Since I don’t have to plan and pay for… Continue reading

Sew Many Variables, Sew Little Time

As part of Use-Up-Your-Scraps month*, I decided to focus on the different types of stabilizers, needles, and thread that are stuffed in drawers in the studio.  I got all of these notions in… Continue reading

Thread Timeline

When you do “old-fashioned” crafts like weaving and quilting, people assume you know lots of things about the old days.  I am always interested in learning more about textiles and their history, so… Continue reading