5.25.2010

Favorite Things: Silk Thread


Where oh where do you find your silk thread? I've been purchasing mine at Erica's when I visit South Bend, IN and they do have an online shop but I really enjoy being there. It's divine. Unfortunately, it is not close. I've also purchased spools at quilt shows including the Chicago Show not so long ago---pardon the Seuessian moment.

Local shops are not carrying silk thread and now that I've tried it I don't want to use anything else, hence the Favorite Things title....and the song running through my head as we speak. =)

I asked a YLI rep where I could get the best prices on their amazing silk thread. This wonderful little link to Speed Stitch (YAY!) was provided.

Happy Quilting (or should I say Shopping?!)

5 comments:

  1. Thank you SO much for sharing that link for YLI silk thread! It has been difficult to find it locally. Just checked them out and their prices are great!

    Doreen

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  2. The prices do look good, a shame that the OZ dollar has dropped so much, otherwise I would be buying some for sure.

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  3. I like silk thread too for my Dear Jane applique.

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  4. Thanks for the tip!!! I LOVE the YLI silk thread. The combination of this thread and the fact I can use tiny needles (11's) stitches are nearly invisible. My LQS carries a limited number of colors, so I finally broke down and paid full retail price in order to get fuschia and yellow.

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  5. I bought mine online, got a mulitpack of neutrals. Now let me think where...
    I'm pretty sure it was Superior Threads. Yes, I'm 99% sure.

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Thanks for taking a moment to share your thoughts. =)