Welcome to Throwback Thursday! Every Thursday we'll feature a post from the blog archives that we think is still useful today! This post is part of our Quilter's Tool Chest where we share our favorite quilting notions, tools and gadgets.
This week we're focusing on the importance of using good quality thread for all of your sewing and quilting projects. Thread is important. It is literally the material that "holds it all together" when you're sewing or quilting. If you choose thread that is either poorly made OR just wrong for the project you're working on then you're likely going to run into problems with thread breakage, fraying or even failure to adequately hold your seams together!
We'll have another post later about the different kinds of threads that are out there (and there are LOTS), but today we're focusing on threads that we recommend for regular piecing or sewing of quilter's cotton fabrics. The good quality threads will provide a more even stitch with less lint if you're machine stitching. They're also going to provide a stronger and more even stitch that holds things together better and provides neater appearance.
Here are a few links to threads we like that are easily available on Amazon. What threads do you prefer for your piecing and sewing?
This content was originally published on Prairie Sewn Studios on February 15, 2015, and is being reproduced here for Throwback Thursday. #TBT