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Old 02-24-2009, 08:12 PM
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I went to a popular quilt store today. Got some goodies, but also some thread to go with...wondered why my bill was so high, looked at receipt. One spool of thread was over 11.00 :shock: I told the cashier I didn't want it...too much.
You've probably been asked a hundred times, but please make it 101 and point me to good quality 100% cotton threads, that don't cost an arm and a leg...I will buy in bulk if I have to...within reason. thanks. :)
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Old 02-24-2009, 09:14 PM
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I like Gutermann or Sulky. You can get those at Hancock Fabrics or JoAnn's.
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Old 02-24-2009, 09:38 PM
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Threadart.com usually has some bargains. A lot depends on your machine's fussiness level for different thread. My old one would sew with anything. The one I run now has a decided preference for Gutterman.

I wouldn't invest a lot of money in any brand until I knew it would work for mine. I use those coupons for thread if it is not on sale.
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Old 02-24-2009, 09:57 PM
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I love Connecting Threads. Their thread is reasonable and nice quality.
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Old 02-24-2009, 10:46 PM
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I 2nd Connecting Threads :):)
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:23 AM
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I like Connecting Threads for piecing and Gutermann for quilting. I use the Hancocks coupons when I buy the Gutermann, and get 40% off. Connecting Threads is very inexpensive, great quality, but makes too much fuzz to quilt with for me.
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:45 AM
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I use connecting threads, they have great cotton, I have not tried their other threads :D
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:49 AM
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One spool of thread was over 11.00
Goodness :!: How large was the spool. Could you even pick it up? :lol:
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:57 AM
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Connecting Threads Essentials are 100% cotton and very, very reasonable. Their service is excellent.
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:58 AM
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I use Essentials thread from Connecting Threads. I bought the neutral set and then ordered the big cones of the neutrals I use the most. It's great thread and my machine likes it.
http://www.connectingthreads.com/quilting+thread.html
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