Category: Thread Talk

My new Facebook page

I have set up a Facebook page called Julie’s Superior Threads. If you would like to browse, like and share it would be much appreciated.


July 1, 2020 0

Magnifico

Candy for the quilter’s eyes. Magnifico Trilobal Threads  are available in 200 of the best plain colours. This thread is a High Tenacity thread -(High Strength). Magnifico is available in both reels (500yds.) and cones (3,000yds.) A beautiful thread for Quilting and Embroidery where a High Sheen thread is desired.


May 28, 2018 0

Trapunto quilting

This is a close up of the Trapunto Quilting showing the puff obtained by adding the extra layer of batting. By using Vanish-Lite by Superior Threads (available in 300yds. or 2,000yds.) you do not have a second row of stitching showing on your main design. I have used a 40wt. thread –Magnifico quilted as the…
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May 10, 2018 0

New OMNI-V threads in store

OMNI-V is a beautiful, variegated polyester thread that has been designed for quilting. OMNI-V has gorgeous colour combinations, low lint


April 27, 2018 0

Ruler Work for the Sit-Down Quilter DVD by Patsy Thompson

This instructional DVD is the beginner’s guide to performing ruler-guided free motion quilting as a sit-down quilter.  Demonstrations are performed on several different makes/models of home sewing machines as well as on a George long-arm sit-down machine. Total run time is 111 minutes.  https://juliessuperiorthreads.com.au/shop/dvds.html          


April 26, 2018 0

I am Teaching Free Machine Quilting at Gunning Patchwork 2018

Would you like to learn to quilt with lovely country ladies? Checkout the website below for June 23rd and 24th gunning patchwork weekend


April 17, 2018 0
troubleshoot

Thread troubles?

Thread breaking and shredding? These charts will help you when you are having a problem with threads breaking and shredding. Download the charts and follow the sections through to find (and fix) your thread problems.


May 21, 2012 0
Superior Threads

Which thread is best?

Which Superior thread is best for which part of my quilt? Download a diagram (PDF) of which thread is best for which job. (Right-click and choose Save as.) Here’s a useful chart (PDF) of recommendations for Julie’s Superior Threads products, showing needle size, thread description and recommended bobbin size. Shredding and breaking troubles? Try the…
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May 21, 2012 2

The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line Thread From Superior Threads This is a fine thread that blends into your work. The Bottom Line™ is a 60 wt lint-free polyester thread that I have enjoyed using in a number of ways: Piecing Applique Binding Quilting Piecing For both Feathers in Flight and Australian Wildflowers, I have sewn them with…
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May 21, 2012 4

Open Thread Bar Class at Cooma

I had a wonderful time last Saturday when I taught at the The Cooma Interlude Weekend. When I walked in the the Cooma Ex-Servicemans Club, I was welcomed by those wonderful ladies that do all the hard work that goes on behind the scenes to get this wonderful four days of fun and learning ready…
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September 16, 2010 1