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Thread: What thread would you use???

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    Junior Member lheizen's Avatar
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    Okay this is where I get stuck all the time, choosing the color of thread to use to quilt. I have a Halloween top already to go but I can't decide on what color to quilt it with help please
    TIA Lisa

    the back is the pumpkin fabric
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    I hear that gray blends with almost everything, have I done it?, no. Love your quilt!

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    I'd use a gold or wheat color

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    What's wrong with black?

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    Black was the first thing that popped into my head.

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    I like the thread to show, so I think I'd use orange.

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    I, too, would use orange or a variegated orange. This is a lovely and fun quilt.

    Quote Originally Posted by katybob
    I like the thread to show, so I think I'd use orange.

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    i would use cream on the front and pale orange on the back

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    Great quilt!!! I'd go with black (1st) or orange.

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    I have a few black/orange variegated threads from Valdani that I plan on using on a Halloween quilt.
    http://www.valdani.com/product_details/2
    Search for Color#'s M61 and M804

    Mind you, the quilt is not even made yet. But I have the thread. :roll:

    There are a ton of variegated orange only threads as well.
    (It's a wonky website.)


    Your quilt is great! Perfect for the season.

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    How about a big grey spider web that covers the whole quilt, with a spider either appliqued on or quilted into it?

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    How about green on the front and orange on the back?

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    When I do Halloween fabrics I usually do orange on the front with black on the back. But you can do anything. I do remember one quilt had so much purple in it that I quilted it with purple thread. You can even switch off.

    It looks wonderful. Please post again when you have it quilted.

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    wow I think that's a great idea but I think it's above my skill level
    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    How about a big grey spider web that covers the whole quilt, with a spider either appliqued on or quilted into it?

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    wow what a great website I bookmarked it :lol: :lol:

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    wow what a great website I bookmarked it :lol: :lol:
    Quote Originally Posted by MTS
    I have a few black/orange variegated threads from Valdani that I plan on using on a Halloween quilt.
    http://www.valdani.com/product_details/2
    Search for Color#'s M61 and M804

    Mind you, the quilt is not even made yet. But I have the thread. :roll:

    There are a ton of variegated orange only threads as well.
    (It's a wonky website.)


    Your quilt is great! Perfect for the season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Murphy
    I, too, would use orange or a variegated orange. This is a lovely and fun quilt.

    Quote Originally Posted by katybob
    I like the thread to show, so I think I'd use orange.
    I would probably choose this also.

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    Cute quilt. I use a nuteral color on everything.

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    Do they make glow in the dark thread? If not black would be my choice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    How about a big grey spider web that covers the whole quilt, with a spider either appliqued on or quilted into it?
    OOOO, I like this! Maybe in a black to show up well! Or in the glow-in-the-dark thread someone else mentioned.

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    I'd go with a black.

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