Tag Archives: thread

Saving Spools: For the Record

It all started at the beginning of 2012 when I read a blog post by Karen Griska on The Selvage Blog. She had saved her empty thread spools during 2011. It had been a 31-spool year. I thought the idea … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt 2013 Sponsor: Madeira

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt! Today’s featured sponsor is Madeira Threads. Factory tour: Making Thread Madeira is a premier international producer of high quality threads, with a focus on setting trends and establishing styles in all levels of the apparel … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt 2013 Sponsor: Coats & Clark

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt. Today’s featured sponsor is Coats & Clark. Coats & Clark Offering threads for all of your sewing and quilting needs. The Dual Duty XP collection provides exceptional performance and durability for creative sewing and quilting. All … Continue reading

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Sponsor Spotlight: Christmas in July and Madeira

(Please note: This contest is for U.S. readers.) Today’s featured sponsor in Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest is Madeira. Madeira makes high quality thread of many types and recently introduced Cotona, a 50-weight premium quilting thread. In developing this new … Continue reading

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Saving Spools in 2013

A year ago I saw a post by Karen Griska of Selvage Blog about saving her empty thread spools in 2011. She emptied 31 spools that year. Since it was the first year she had saved spools, she didn’t really … Continue reading

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Sulky’s Tips for Longarm Success: Giveaway Part 5

Quiltmaker is happy to partner with Sulky for the last in a five-part thread giveaway. *     *     *     *     *   *     *     *     *     * Sulky of America has several longarm machine experts among its national educating staff. Sue … Continue reading

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Thread Success: Tips from Sulky, Giveaway

Quiltmaker is happy to partner with Sulky for the third in a five-part thread giveaway. *     *     *     *     * Sulky’s Tips for Thread Success By Patti Lee, Vice President of Consumer Relations, Sulky of America The threads you use … Continue reading

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Sulky Thread Giveaway: Round Two

Quiltmaker is happy to partner with Sulky for the second in a five-part thread giveaway. (Part 1 winners are listed at the end of this post.)   You’ll learn more about thread and have many chances to win a great … Continue reading

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Production of Rayon; Sulky Giveaway

We’re excited to partner with Sulky for a five-part giveaway beginning this week. You’ll get to learn more about thread and you’ll have many chances to win a great 3-pack of Sulky Blendables. Today we’ll take a look at the … Continue reading

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Little Things Make a Difference: Thread-Needle-Tension

I spent much of last weekend at my sewing machine, and I was reminded of a few basics I return to time and again. They’re little things about sewing, quilting and machines that make a BIG difference. I hope you’ll … Continue reading

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