Thread Collection

The Thread Connection

As with fabric there is a vast array of threads available to quilters and embroiderers today. If you’re anything like us it can be just as hard to resist some beautiful thread/s as it is to resist fabric! We tend to use cotton thread when piecing our quilt tops and quilting our quilts. It’s important […]

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23 March 2017
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Fabric Selection

(Fabric) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

One of the biggest decisions you’ll make about your quilt is what fabric to use in it. And it’s not always an easy decision as there are sooo many beautiful fabrics to choose from. Here is a brief list of some of the main types of fabrics found in quilting. * Solids – single colour […]

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09 March 2017
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Quilt Sandwich 1

Anatomy of a Quilt

What makes a quilt a quilt? There are several components to a quilt but at a bare minimum it has two layers – a quilt top and the back. Most quilts also have a third layer of wadding/batting which goes in the middle. The quilt top is generally the decorative side of the quilt. Often […]

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22 February 2017
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