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Thread: Has anyone used King Tut/Superior Threads?

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    After hearing the news that my thread guides have been damaged by course thread, I'm looking for better quality thread to use. I got an e-mail about a sale on Superior Threads' King Tut Quilting thread, but before I spend that kind of money I'd like to hear someone else's opinion. Have you used it, and what did you think?

    Link to the sale is here: http://www.sewthankful.com/SuperiorKingTut.html

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    I bought a large spool of King Tut thread but haven't used it yet, so I'm also interested to hear what other quilters think.

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    I use it for all my machine quilting and love it. I've never had a broken thread. I use what's left on the bobbin for hand stitching the binding and don't have the problem with it twisting and knotting on me. It's a little pricey for me to use for piecing.

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    Thanks for your observations, kacie - it helps a lot. I have a spool of Finca Presencia 60 wt I want to try for piecing; still not as inexpensive as some, but I'd rather spend the money on quality staples than on another expensive machine repair.

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    I use King Tut quilting thread for most of my quilting. I like it very much.

    Judy

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    I love Superiors King Tut thread....I love ALL their thread!

    Somewhere in another message thread I mentioned that I also use and love called Connecting Thread Essentials. The price can't be beat, they don't lint, fuzz, break or knot. 1200yd to a spool! Great colors.

    http://www.connectingthreads.com/quilting+thread.html?media=YAS00070&utm_source=Yahoo&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=cotton%20thread&utm_content=connecting%20threads%20essential%20thr ead&utm_campaign=YAS00070%2BCotton%2BQuilting%2BThread

    I like that the threads can be bought in 'sets' by color, and you can buy one set of 10 for what it costs for 2 spools of quality thread at a quilt store.

    Anyone else here used them b4?

    hugs sue

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    I have not used King Tut threads, but use the Connecting threads and like them, very good price too.

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    I just checked out the Connecting Threads link - Thank you! They say it is 50/3 long staple Egyptian Cotton, which is exactly what I'm looking for.

    I did some piecing with the Finca Presencia 60 wt yesterday, and the difference between weights is huge, so I definitely want to go with higher wt thread. The Finca is $4.99/300m on sale, so I'm all for trying some of the Connecting Threads :D

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    I use essential threads just got some at a 1.59 sale I orderd 10 spools of white........ King tut will have to wait a few thousand more years for me. just a bit to high for my budget....but i like what i have been getting :oops: :roll: :D





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    Quote Originally Posted by Roben
    Thanks for your observations, kacie - it helps a lot. I have a spool of Finca Presencia 60 wt I want to try for piecing; still not as inexpensive as some, but I'd rather spend the money on quality staples than on another expensive machine repair.
    Presencia is an excellent thread, comparible to Aurifil.

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