Indigo thread work

I didn't know there were so many blue embroidery threads! It's too bad that small stores can only carry one or two of each color.

Great information for hand quilting with embroidery thread such a Perle Cotton:  love a quilt that's stitched with Perle Cotton.....oh my, the collective in-drawing of breath around the world as the "Quilt Police"  flutter their eyes in disbelief that such a thing would even be allowed......Do what makes you happy, it's your quilt anyway.  If you want to take huge stitches...DO IT....NO RULES!!!

JaneVille: Hand stitching - Matching the correct embroidery needle with your embroidery thread makes stitching a pleasure. Here's a handy chart to help you pair your long eyed embroidery needle with pearl cotton thread.

colored thread hand quilting

colored thread hand quilting------Wow, wow, wow, some amazing hand quilting. My hand is not nearly that consistent yet.

Hand quilting detail using BIG STITCHES!  She used three different colored strands of embroidery floss put together.  Interesting.

Hand quilting detail using BIG STITCHES! She used three different colored strands of embroidery floss put together. Interesting.

Big Stitch Coaster Tutorial by Carolyn Friedlander

Big Stitch Coasters + Why Sew Slow

Love this wonky star with big-stitch hand quilting!  Love the pink!

I like the sweet pink colors. Love this wonky star with big-stitch hand quilting! Love the pink!

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