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Aurifil Thread Giveaway - Black and White

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Let's talk thread!

As Quilters and Sewers - thread binds everything we create together.

Some will say the most important item is fabric,
spend the extra on fabric,
I say buy the best thread!

Cheap cotton threads breaks and rots after a few years.
Have a problem with your thread breaking
try a spool of Aurifil 50 wt. thread!
It may just cure it!

Just a side note - if you have old thread that was given to you,
use it as a decoration don't use it in your machine.
Never buy old thread for sewing,
it will just cause you a lot of frustration.


When I needed a bag to hold my smaller rulers,
I chose Aurifil 50 wt thread to zig zag the bag
because it is strong and durable!

I use white to sew almost everything light colored and that includes topstitching. I went back months searching my most used color and go figure it is Aurifil 50 wt. thread #2021, Natural White!

It only goes to say that my other most used color
of Aurifil 50 wt. thread is #2692, Black! Sometimes topstitching has to mat…

Have you entered the Giveaways?

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Reminders

Hi, did you happen to enter the Giveaways?

Black and White Aurifil 50 wt Giveaway
ends on October 15, 2014!
Plus a coupon code for Aurifil 50 wt. threads from
Fat Quarter Shop!

Did you enter the
ThimblePad Giveaway
it ends tomorrow, October 13th, at Midnight!
I think you will love these little leather dots!

I spent my weekend building a house!
Yoko Saito style!
Never knew something so small
could take so much time!

Well, back to work!
I hope you have a great week
full of laughter and fun
Maybe some sewing too!

Create and be unique!
Lisa

Wanna Win some Aurifil Thread

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The Aurifil Thread Giveaway ends on August 26, 2014 enterHERE

My work in progress or WIP
for this Wednesday (I know today is Tuesday)
is hand quilting this mini quilt!

I am hand quilting the Flowering Snowball Mini
with Aurifil 12 wt. Thread using
#2021 Natural White!

As you look at the colors in this quilt
you can see I could have used a variety of colors
if I wanted the quilting to be the main focus
but I didn't in this case.

By using the white you see the beautiful sheen
off the white but it blends with the white fabric.

Aurifil 12 wt. threads are an excellent way of
adding decorative stitches to projects
and hand quilting.

I love the look of how it makes
the quilting pattern stand out
without taking away from the
overall appearance of the quilt.

Thank you for stopping by to look around!
Create and be unique!
Lisa
@intheboondocks


Don't forget to enter the giveaway to try some for yourself!

Aurifil 12 wt. Thread Giveaway

Linking with

Aurifil Thread Giveaway

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Giveaway Closed
Aurifil thread Giveaway Winner

Congratulations
to

gpc august 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM
I was sorry to learn that she didn't feel welcome in her first quilting class. I know you would have made her feel included if you had been the first to meet her! :)

This is not why you won but it is one of the nicest things to be said about me!
Thank you for such a nice comment!

I forgot to post this but not to notify the winner and mail it!
Gail has her winnings of 4 Aurifil 12 wt. Threads!


Thank you all for your comments!
Lisa

The other day was a highlight
in my blogging/sewing career.
When Alex featured this bag on all his sites!
It is very exciting when anything I make
is featured by
Aurifil
the man who makes that happen
Alex Veronelli!
Thank you Alex of Aurifil, you made my day!

Aurifil has always been great to me
and this blog and I appreciate it!

So as a thank you to them
for supporting thread giveaways
at "In The Boon Docks",
lets giveaway a few of
my favorite colors
for hand-sti…

Stitch on Prints February and Giveaway

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Stitch on Prints

Welcome to "In The Boon Docks"! 2014 is going to be the year of Experiments. "Stitch on Prints" is taking a turn from hand stitching only to include experiments in the use of different weights of threads along with varying stitch sizes on your personel sewing machine to create unique looks!

The Giveaway of (2) 12 wt small spools of thread is provided by Aurifil.
Please visit our sponsor sales links provided below when you need a new spool.
Let's Learn about ThreadsSomething different - take a few minutes and watch a few YouTube videos about threads. When I started sewing I knew nothing about threads. When I had trouble with breakage the ladies at my LQS said change brands. Then I learned about Aurifil and I will never turn back.

Quilty: Different types of thread for quilting

Recently, Aurifiland the wonderfully talentedPat Sloan have released several videos

Thread Overview

Machine Piecing

Machine Quilting

Machine Applique

Machine Embroidery

Hand Pi…

Stitch On Prints Experiment and Aurifil Giveaway

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Giveaway Closed!Stitch on Prints

Welcome to "In The Boon Docks"! 2014 is going to be the year of Experiments. "Stitch on Prints" is taking a turn from hand stitching only to include experiments in the use of different weights of threads along with varying stitch sizes on your personel sewing machine to create unique looks!

The Giveaway of (2) 12 wt spools of thread is provided by Aurifil. Please visit our sponsor sales links provided below when you need a new spool.

The other day when I was looking at the Aurifl site and I found this tidbit Aurifil 12 wt Embellishment and Sashiko dreams! I began to experiment with the machine settings, needles, threads and loved the texture of the heavier thread stitched with a sewing machine.

Here is what I did to create this look!

I used these setting on my new Juki Exceed Home DecorHZL-F300that my wonderful hubby bought me for Christmas. What a killer deal that was and better left for another time.

Changed the needle to a 100/16…

Merry Christmas and a winner

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Stitch on Prints - December Aurifil Giveaway Winner

Congratulations
# 105



taurigalDecember 17, 2013 at 7:25 AM
My favorite designer is Jinny Beyer. I have purchased many of her patterns and fabrics over the years. I am not familiar with many of the others on the list of designers you provided... Now is a good opportunity to get to know them as well! Thank you.

I will contact you tonight! 7 spools of Aurifil! Merry Christmas!


Spending all my free time the last couple weeks working on Christmas presents left little time for anything else. It was our Granddaughters first so I wanted to make her a little quilt. First I hand stitched the blocks on the panel (Stitch on Prints - December)

Then free motion quilting the quilt. I keep practicing but I am afraid I need lots more. I admire all you folks who have learned this skill. 2014 will be the year of the challenge in FMQ for me.

Holiday Frost
Jan Shade Beach
Henry Glass & Co., Inc.

Size: 24" x 48"
Hand stitching thread: Aurifil #4…

Stitch on Prints - December Aurifil Giveaway

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Stitch On Prints

A showcase for hand stitched projects and an Aurifil giveaway. Each month, I show you my latest project and those of others that entered in prior months. I hope you will join us and submit one of your own projects. Aurifil 12 wt. thread is perfect for putting those extra touches on any sewing project! This giveaway is sponsored by Aurifil.

I found this panel Holiday Frost byJan Shade BeachforHenry Glass & Co., Inc., at a LQS. This is my granddaughter's first Christmas and I wanted to make her a quilt her size to mark the event!

This panel even had the marks on were to sew your stitches. The lines come out nice and evenly space.

I used Aurifil # 4670 Silver Fox a beautiful variegated Gray for all the hand stitching on this project! Friends Projects Tammy @ Tammy's Sew N Life Stitched up this label to include in the gift above for a friend who has helped her through recovery. Hand stitching on prints can include many different things and always personalizes a…

Stitch On Prints August Winner

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Tomorrow please stop in atLily's Quiltswhere I will be quest posting on her seriesAbakhan Projects on a BudgetCurrent Giveaway

Quilters Candy Unwrapped

Please stop in and leave a comment for a chance of (2) mini charm packs!

Pin It Blog Hop

Starts tomorrow over at Madam Samm's Sew We Quiltand my day is the 12th!

Stitch On Prints for August 2013

We have a winner #33


Katie PetrossAugust 30, 2013 at 3:09 PM
I am a follower!!

So glad you are a follower!

Congratulation you win 4 spools of 12 wt Aurifil thread!

Katie please email me!

Until next time,
Create and be unique,
Lisa