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Thread: Need Thread Color Advice Please

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    Senior Member stitchengramie's Avatar
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    Need Thread Color Advice Please

    I am am almost finish with my grandnieces quilt expert for quilting it. The only things is I cannot decided what color of thread to buy to quilt the quilt with.
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    It depends if you want the quilting stitch to stand out or blend in.
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    Senior Member stitchengramie's Avatar
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    I would like the thread to blend in. I plan on using white thread on the backside of the quilt.
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    A nice soft pink and purple variegated thread would work great.

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    i would use a gray or pale pink
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    how about monofilament? Your quilt is lovely, by the way.

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    Oh what a lovely quilt for a little girl.

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    I would use a pink/purple variegated or a gray depending on how I wanted it to look
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    I discovered, quite by accident, that light gray thread blends in beautifully. I agree that a pink/purple variegated would be really nice. I do love this quilt.

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    white - it would show up a little bit, but not very much.

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    A very thin light gray will almost disappear when used with pastel colors. I like Aurifil Dove color. For a little extra pizzazz try Glide thread: http://www.bobbincentral.com/glide.html It's one of my favorite machine quilting threads.
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