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Old 02-22-2010, 05:21 PM
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Has anyone used varigated thread for machine quilting? Does anyone have any pics too? I would love to use it on my christmas quilt since there are many colors and wondered what it would like like?
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Old 02-22-2010, 05:36 PM
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I use variegated thread all the time in my machine quilting. I think it helps to tie all the colors of the quilt together.
I don't know where any close up pictures are at the moment (that and I'm trying to get dinner cooked)
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Old 02-22-2010, 05:47 PM
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take your top to a quilt store and audition the thread
---unwind several feet on the quilt lop to see what it looks like-------i do it with every quilt i do
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Old 02-22-2010, 05:49 PM
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Thanks I will do that. Is there any special brand you use?
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Old 02-22-2010, 06:00 PM
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i like king tut ince thread
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Old 02-22-2010, 06:02 PM
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Im new to quilting and never heard of that brand. I will look online to see if I can get it.
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Old 02-22-2010, 08:22 PM
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google King Tut thread, it is made by Superior Threads, they have an awesome website with lots of educational info. I stitched one out today, red, green and yellow gold, if you are interested PM me and I will get the name and number of the color. It is stitched out on denim so you won't see the color very well but I will try to get a picture tomorrow.

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Im new to quilting and never heard of that brand. I will look online to see if I can get it.
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Old 02-23-2010, 05:57 AM
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Here are a couple close ups of the one I did. This was my very first quilt and first hand quilting. The back isn't real clear in this pic.
Attached Thumbnails attachment-17629.jpe   attachment-17630.jpe   attachment-17631.jpe  
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:17 AM
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Totally agree about King Tut - beautiful thread colours and great to use. I use quite a bit of variegated, here's one
http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-18683-1.htm
I also used a lovely pastel variegated on a baby quilt, but dont have a pic of that yet.
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