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Candlelight is a metallic yarn that makes beautiful serged edges and spices up any crazy quilt. Not for the needle - use for loopers, couching, bobbin work, or hand.
Sadly, the equipment that has made Candlelight for all these years has broken and cannot be repaired. We have plenty of most colors but, when it runs out, we cannot order more. We ...
Decoration and embellishments for your Christmas quilting or sewing project
Fine Metallic thread especially selected for your Christmas sewing, quilting, and embroidery projects
Tex 120 Wt 10 300/4 Polyester
Designer 7 is a thick, untwisted bright filament poly used in serger loopers for overedging borders (like emblems) and decorative stitches.
Tex 27 Wt 40 60/3 Spun Poly
Too much lint and fuzz from your serger thread? Try Elite. Top quality poly from Japan in a three ply construction instead of typical two ply. Colors coordinate with Woolly Nylon so use Elite in the needle; Woolly in the looper.
Also use Elite for piecing. Replace the low quality junk you see on the internet with r...
Heavy, luscious, gorgeous Silk #30 in wonderful variegated colors meant to be seen. Buy each color individually or get the set of five.
SN quality metallic thread from Japan - the best metallic thread made. Designed for high speed embroidery machines, it also works well for quilting (even longarms) and hand applications. Sometimes even the best metallic thread can be ornery. Use the right needle (we recommend Metafil or Metallica), properly adjust tension, and use a soft bobbin ...
Tex 60 Wt 15 27/3 G&M Egyptian Cotton
Fusions is a big, heavy cotton quilting thread meant to be seen. If you are proud of your quilting and want the thread color and quilting pattern to be an integral part of the quilt design, Fusions is for you. Great colors and combinations designed by Laura Heine with 1" color changes on the variegated...
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When we introduced this product 20 years ago, it was the best hand quilting thread in the market. It still is. 100% cotton. The glazed finish keeps it from tangling or knotting, makes it glide smoothly through the fabric layers, and simplifies needle threading. And it comes on a wooden spool!