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Thread: Thread questions - do you prefer

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    Do you prefer to quilt with colours or with plain colours like grey/beige?

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    Senior Member yayaquilts's Avatar
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    I piece with neutral beiges and grays usually. I try to match threads when machine quilting on my domestic machine.

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    I use all colors...according to the fabric colors anyways! :-D

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    Super Member jillnjo's Avatar
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    I nearly always use a neutral thread or a matching thread on deeper colors. Just my choice and favorite look.

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    I use all colors, too...whichever the fabric seems to "call for"...

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    it depends on the quilt- often i use a complimentary color= sometimes colors that blend in- sometimes a neutral- not so often though-
    i love the look varigated threads add sometimes.

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    I use the "natural" color thread on most of my projects, which is a beige color. If it's a quilt with lots of black or brights then I switch it up to match. I just did a black quilt with brights and used purple thread.

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    I love to use the varigated colors for quilting...otherwise a neutral color that blends with most of the colors in the quilt. I don't like too high of a contrast of thread color with the fabrics in the quilt. Just my preference, but I have seen some gorgeous quilting done with contrasting thread.

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    I hand quilt - and my current project has me using a light grey - I LOVE it!!! The fabrics are that 1980s mauve pink and wedgewood/country blue. The grey is perfect!!

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    i use colors and most times i use many colors in the same quilt.

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