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YLI Soft Touch 60 weight cotton thread, 1000 yard spools

YLI Soft Touch 60 weight cotton thread, 1000 yard spool, 229-01-GRY Grey.YLI Soft Touch 60 weight cotton thread, 1000 yard spool, 229-01-WHT White.YLI Soft Touch 60 weight cotton thread, 1000 yard spool, 229-01-NAT Natural.

I’ve used the smaller spools of Soft Touch for hand appliqué but it’s nice to have a larger spool of thread when using it on a sewing machine. You can get some really flat seams when piecing. Here you have a good range of neutrals – Grey, White, and Natural.

Plus it’s great in the bobbin.

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WonderFil Spagetti cotton thread

Caramel WonderFil Spagetti solid color thread - 100% Egyptian cotton 12wt 1200 meter cone SPL21Fun Orange WonderFil Spagetti solid color thread - 100% Egyptian cotton 12wt 400 meter spool SPS02

In our store you can now get the yummy 12 wt cotton thread from WonderFil -the smaller spools of 400 meters or the really big cones of 1200 meters. The colors you see above are Caramel and Fun Orange.

I like the names they give their colors and I love the name of the thread – Spagetti. I keep wanting to spell it spaghetti, like the stuff you eat!

YLI Soft Touch 60wt cotton thread

We are re-photographing many of our threads for the online store. While I was learning all about how to use Camera Raw in Adobe Photoshop (oh my!) I realised how lovely this fine thread is for hand applique. Originally it was introduced as a bobbin thread but quilters found it worked perfectly for the tiny stitches needed to applique their pieces down to a background.

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