How to Select Quilting Thread

How do you choose thread color for a quilt? What does the weight of a thread mean? Which brand of thread is best for a longarm machine? There are so many things to know about thread and Quilted Joy with the Quilting Thread Guide is here to help! Check out our in depth articles all about thread!

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My Favorite Piecing Thread

Do you have a favorite piecing thread? What about for machine quilting? There are so many amazing threads on the market it can be hard to choose! It is important to remember that what you need from a thread when piecing a block is quite different from what you need

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My Favorite Prewound Bobbin for Longarm Quilting

Prewound bobbins are a hot topic among machine quilters. Everyone has their own opinion about them – some people love them while others won’t touch them. Personally, I love prewound bobbins! It’s hard to beat simply reaching into a box and pulling out a perfectly wound bobbin. Here in the

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Premo-Soft Thread

Introducing Premo-Soft Thread!

If you’ve followed me for any length of time or taken a class with me, you’ve probably heard that I’m a bit of a Thread Bimbo! While some quilters collect fabric, I love to collect thread. I want all the colors, in all the weights, and all the sizes! Today

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Discover the "Top 5 Glide Thread Colors of 2018 from Quilted Joy"

The Top 5 Glide Thread Colors of 2018

Recently we got a great question from one of our blog followers. They wanted to know which colors of Glide Thread were the most popular thread colors of 2018. So, I went back through our records and found our Top Five Glide Thread colors over the last year. Why I

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Quilting with Invisible Threads

Have you tried quilting with invisible threads? If you haven’t yet, you might be surprised by them! Invisible or monofilament threads have a bit of a bad reputation. They used to be heavy, stiff, and super strong. The invisible threads of today are still strong, but they’re softer, thinner, and

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Angela Huffman- Triplet Momma. Quilter. Teacher. Thread Bimbo

I’m Angela- Co-host of the Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting PBS show. APQS Long arm Dealer and Educator. Triplet Momma. Designer. Thread Bimbo.

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