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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…

What's Up Thursday

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I finished the red pouch for the winner of the Grow Your Blog, Val @ Val's Quilting Studio. I hope she likes it!She has a great blog and could use some new visitors! Maybe some of you could drop by and take a look. It was the Grow Your Blog Giveaway. As I have done before, I used Aurifil 12 wt. thread in my sewing machine to accent! Now I have this pink pouch I finished and have to find a use for it! Do you use pouches to keep your things in around the house or a ziplock bag? I have been going around looking for the ziplocks and replacing them with my pouches! Looks so much neater. Speaking of Aurifil threads I moved all mine into this great Nuts and Bolts holder from the hardware store to have it all together right by my sewing machine. Looking at the hardware store for storage options can be very rewarding. The craft stores have similar products at twice the cost. You would be amazed at what you can find. Finished my block for the Aurifil Designer of the MonthThis months …

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
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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 and Aurifil Giveaway

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Stitch On Prints

Welcome to "In The Boon Docks - Stitch on Prints"


A few of the things I use to create my projects

Thread

Recently, a reader asked me what was some of my favorite things to use to sew with and listen up: I love Aurifil threads in any weight! I sew with Aurifil thread because I truly believe it is the best thread to sew with it. Aurifil glides through fabric whether I am machine sewing or hand sewing!

Machine Sewing - It does not leave a bunch of thread dust (I don't know the technical term for the crap that gathers on your machine! Making you have to clean out your bobbin case after every project!). I do clean mine out often but that is another post! I use other 50 wt thread because honestly I do not own ever color Aurifil makes, which is a lot, and I pay for it myself. I won a sample pack on another blog and tested the 50 wt. on my sewing machine no breakage, and not a lot of thread dust. That means a lot to me because I hate both! I bought the 50 wt…