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The best thread guide you'll ever own

Always choose the right thread! This amazing reference guide features a handy thread use key (organized by thread manufacturer) that shows the most common uses for the wide variety of threads commonly used by quilters and sewists. This valuable information will help you determine which one is right for your project. Plus, get the inside scoop on thread types and fibers, thread weight, choosing the correct sewing machine needle, and how thread is made.

Learn about the most important features of specific threads (grouped by thread manufacturer)

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About the Author

Becky Goldsmith

Becky Goldsmith Is best known as being half of the Piece O' Cake Designs team. She met Linda Jenkins, her business partner in Piece O' Cake Designs, at a meeting of the Green Country Quilters' Guild in Tulsa, OK, in 1986. They started Piece O' Cake in 1994 and, since then, have published more than 30 books and hundreds of patterns, including 7 Blocks of the Month. They continue to work together on books and patterns. Becky has recently finished writing a book on her own, The Quilter's Practical Guide to Color.

Becky is an award-winning quilter who travels to teach quilting both nationally and internationally. Her classes are always interesting and informative, with an emphasis on teaching techniques that help will you to improve your sewing skills - while keeping it fun.

Making quilts is interesting, fulfilling, and challenging - for all of us! Being a member of the greater quilting community is a bonus that adds to all of our lives. Becky never imagined that being a quilter would become her life's work, but she's so happy that it did!

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