01/21/2019 Laura’s Design

Saturday afternoon my mother in law came over to play around on the EQ8 software I use.

I am absolutely floored by the design she came up with.

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Isn’t that gorgeous? It was inspired by the Japanese art of Kintsugi, which uses gold to put broken things together again.

In other news, I got a package in the mail this weekend!

I had ordered several spools of thread to go on my new Pacesetter thread rack.  The rack was a recent gift and was looking pretty empty after all of the piecing and quilting that’s been going on here.

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I think the next thread order will include something colorful.  I have been using Connecting Threads lately, which does well in my Juki.

This time I ordered two sets.  One called Salt and Pepper and the other was a Neutral pack.  All of the spools are 1200 yards.  I also sometimes purchase Aurifil 50 wt thread, this tends to be a little lintier but is much more affordable.  I haven’t noticed a difference in breakage or any other typical thread concerns.

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Until next time.

The Quilt Police

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