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Thread Color for Machine Quilting

I’m learning to use your quilting methods on my longarm machine. They are very clear and well done, thank you so much. My question is: You suggest always using the same thread on the bobbin as well as the top to eliminate the bottom thread showing up at any time on the top, and as well you suggest changing threads on top with the different color changes of the piecing. It all looks great, but does that mean we change the bottom thread each time we change the top thread?

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Selecting Thread Based on Tone

Hi, I just watched a video about selecting thread for your quilt. It mentions using a thread that matches the tone of your quilt. What does that mean? How do I go about choosing a tone? Submitted via Facebook By tones we mean the shade of color you are selecting for your quilt. Tones are…

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Storing Quilt Fabric and Thread

How is it that I see everyone storing their fabric and thread so it’s visible on open shelves and open storage boxes? The florescent lighting and sunlight would fade mine over time. Related, is it a good idea to store fabric in plastic containers? Mine are all in plastic totes under my cutting table and…

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