It just makes me feel secure.
I start to get a little antsy when my thread stash gets down to one or two spools.
I love the variety sets at Connecting Threads.
They do all my thinking for me.
A mind is a terrible thing to waste.
Oh, they just came out with the big CONE of thread now too,
in all my favorite neutral-y colors. 5,000 yards!
I use this thread for all of my piecing and I use it for small machine quilting projects. Oh, and patching levis. Oh, and sewing of any kind. It's 100% cotton. I once thought that I wanted a thread that caused less lint but I have gotten awfully good at cleaning out my machine that now I look FORWARD to de-lintifying all the nooks and crannies. It just feels good.
Good for the soul.
Good for the bowels of my machine.
I feel everytime I get my little lint brush out that I've done some good in the world.
I've never really been in to the high end thread selections out there. I've tried one or two $8 spools in my day and I just wasn't blown away by them. In fact, all they did was jam my machine. I quickly found out from a snobby quilt store owner that because I hadn't always treated my machine to the higher end thread that the cheaper stuff had...."worn something away somewhere so that something would get stuck and fall in a crevice somewhere" and there was no turning back now.
Well, okay. I'll just save myself $6 a spool, thanks.
And as long as I'm saving money......I'll take 30 spools, please.
Perhaps my grandma had the same need for thread.
This is a little variety pack that has been
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