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Shiny spools of Spotlite metallic threads

Spotlite: 6 tips for quilting with metallic thread on a domestic machine

Welcome to a week of shiny, sparkly thread! This week we're focusing on WonderFil Specialty Threads Spotlite. I'll show you ...
The finished quilt with a large variety of the WonderFil threads spread out on top of the quilt. WonderFil DecoBob Prewound Bobbins.

Machine quilting with the strength of WonderFil DecoBob Prewound Bobbins

Yesterday, I machine-appliqued some pieces to the border of my quilt to frame and highlight the whole quilt top. Today, ...
Ten stacks of WonderFil DecoBob Prewound Bobbins in multiple colors.

For trouble-free machine applique use WonderFil DecoBob Prewound Bobbins

Our WonderFil journey continues! Yesterday, I demonstrated how strong the thread is in WonderFil DecoBob Prewound Bobbins by making a foundation pieced ...
After the paper is removed, the stitching remains intact and neat.

Durable foundation piecing with WonderFil’s DecoBob thread

So glad you’re back to learn more about WonderFil’s DecoBob Prewound Bobbins. Yesterday, I wrote about how well DecoBob threads ...
DecoBob 36 colors

Can you really use different thread weights in your bobbin and spool?

Welcome back! Yesterday, I highlighted some of the many benefits of WonderFil DecoBob Prewound Bobbins. Today, I‘ll show you some ...
WonderFil DecoBob Prewound Bobbins

What to know about using prewound bobbins with lightweight thread

Do you remember the myth that your bobbin thread has to match the thread on the spool? Well, I’m here ...
Embroidery stitches made with WonderFil's Razzle and Dazzle threads

3 great uses for WonderFil’s Eleganza thread

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas with your friends and family. Today lots of people are busy braving the ...
Finished peony wall hanging

Sewing the binding and making a hanging sleeve with DecoBob

Happy Boxing Day! Since we were all spoiled yesterday and I’m officially sick of shopping, I’m not going anywhere near ...
Picking threads for the peony

Machine quilting with DecoBob Thread

Merry Christmas everyone! Christmas day at our house is a fairly low key event. Now that our boys are both ...
Tulip in the frame

Thread painting with DecoBob

Finishing up my Caran d’Ache Neocolor 2 Water Soluble Wax Pastels Tulip To paint my tulip, I traced the photo ...
Tutti, Fruitti and Spagetti threads to match the tulip

Finish up some quilting projects

Time to finish some UFOs Like many other quilters, I've a “few” unfinished objects (UFOs) kicking around my quilting studio ...
Pre-filled bobbins of DecoBob from WonderFil

The many uses of DecoBob thread

Not just for the bobbin! Throughout many of my previous posts I’ve used DecoBob in the bobbin when I’ve been ...
Blanket stitching on star

Quilting and Embellishing the Christmas Tree Quilt

Start your engines – or, in our case, “Thread your machines” Now that our quilt top is assembled and our ...
Christmas tube from WonderFil

The Case of the Unraveling Thread

Several solutions Ever since I posted last month about the case of the unraveling thread and my tangled mess of ...
The finished tablerunner

Do You Know How to Bind a Quilt?

Our applique shapes are all secured and look awesome with the Dazzle threads couched along the edge. I've never used ...
Placing the applique shapes on the quilt top

Hip, hip hooray – it’s applique day!!

Now that we have our table runners all quilted, it's time to prepare our applique shapes so that we can ...
A tangled mess of Razzle and Dazzle

Stitch-outs with WonderFil threads

Razzle and Dazzle from WonderFil Threads As you can see, I still haven’t solved my unraveling problem! But it probably ...
Picking threads to match the Mirage

Learning about Mirage and Deco-Bob WonderFil threads

The WonderFil threads have arrivedThis week on QUILTsocial I’ll be blogging about more WonderFil threads – this time it’s Mirage ...
Binding a Quilt with a Herringbone Stitch!

Binding a Quilt with a Herringbone Stitch!

What to do with all of those magazines???  Variegated thread  + herringbone stitch = an 'out of the ordinary' finish ...
Thread painting with Konfetti and Tutti - before and after

How to Quilt a Thread Painted Surface

Check out my finished thread painting! I had so much fun playing with my Konfetti and Tutti threads, embellishing my ...