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Thread: Ok, what kind of thread?

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    Senior Member Dreaming's Avatar
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    Ok, what kind of thread?

    Alright, if I don't want to use monofiliment, but I don't want my quilting thread to show, what should I use? I'm quilting a wall hanging that has alot of different colors on the top. Part of it has the sky with clouds, and I don't want to have to buy tons of differnt color thread and have to change them constantly. Isn't there something I can use other then monofiliment that won't show the color of the thread? Thanx for any help you can give me. The back is just black.
    Last edited by Dreaming; 02-25-2013 at 03:24 PM.

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    Get a good monofilament and you will change your mind. I have great results with Superiors Monopoly. Loosen your tension, skip the last thread guide right before the needle and dont be a speed demon.

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    I agree that Superior MonoPoly works well, it is a polyester based thread, easy to work with when you skip the thread guide right before the needle. I have to do this with my Husky Sapphire 875Q but not with my Janome 10000.
    If life gives you lemons, make a margarita.

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    The thread weight is what makes a thread show or disappear into the quilt. I think the higher the thread weight, the thinner it is. I'm still learning myself and have a wall quilt I am procrastinating on quilting. LOL
    Carol in Michigan

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    Shades of grey blend nicely into almost any color.
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    Could you you a grey silk thread?
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    Invisifil is super good stuff and comes in a wide range of colors

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