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thread color? help please

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I have a bright yellow and purple quilt. I am just stippling it. Should I go with a color that blends more with the light(yellow) or dark (dark purple)? I am thinking blending with the light. (yellow) Is that sound right? Is there a right way? thanks!


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Linda Gibbons

Cabin Creek Quilting

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Thanks for the input! I think I have decided to do the lighter color. I'm going to use Superior's so fine, # 403. It's a darker cream. I don't have a light grey. I thought about that, but don't have it. Thanks again for the ideas! linda


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Linda Gibbons

Cabin Creek Quilting

APQS Freddie (aka, Gracie ll)

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Do you have So fine #502 a dirty light mauve, that would be visible on both colours or try #504 a very light grey thread.


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When I can't decide which thread to use I pull several spools that I think I want and pool loose thread around on the quilt top. By doing that you get an idea of what the finished quilting will look like. You will be surprised how well this works and takes the guess work out and this coming from someone who hates to frog.


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I do the same thing Bonnie. It's sometimes surprizing what a thread color will do. I'll even sometimes try out a few colors that I don't think will be the choice and sometimes they are just the one for that quilt or my customer will pull a few off my shelves as well.


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Bonnie, Yes, I pool the thread on the quilt too. I"m in the middle of this quilt with the lighter thread and I am liking the results!! Thank you all again!!


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Linda Gibbons

Cabin Creek Quilting

APQS Freddie (aka, Gracie ll)

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