The pattern for my Leaves of Green quilt is available as a free PDF download on the Aurifil blog.
I am proud to have been named an Aurifil
Expert.
As a quilter who embraces both
traditional quilts and fiber art, I love Aurifil
because it works great for both!
Aurifil Cotton
Mako 50
is both strong and fine, making it ideal
for needleturn appliqué. It sinks right into the
appliqué fabric and nearly disappears.

I also love to use the 50 weight in my machine thread sketching (using thread to create detail on the surface of an art quilt before it is quilted). Because of its light weight, it doesn’t cause my work to pucker or draw up the way heavier thread would. And there’s no heavy thread buildup, so I can create a lot of detail.

Cotton Mako also has a lovely sheen you don’t find with many other cotton threads. It works magnificently in the bobbin, whether I’m using a heavier thread on the top, or the same weight. Unlike some other threads, it almost never breaks, and it leaves practically no lint in my machine.

I use AURIfil Cotton Mako 40 for machine quilting, and Cotton Mako 28 for hand quilting. AURIfil’s variegated threads have beautiful subtle color variations, and are a favorite for machine quilting.

I am Aurifil’s Designer of the Month for January 2011. Each month throughout 2011, you can get a free pattern from one of the Aurifil designers. Stitch it up, post a photo, and you have a chance to win an Aurifil thread collection!The pattern for my Leaves of Green quil t(shown above) is available as a free PDF download on the Aurifil blog.

Other designers participating are Linda Lum DeBono, Kaye England, Susan Guzman, Sarah Vedeler, Denise Clason, Barbara Persing and Mary Hoover, Jinny Beyer, Edyta Sitar, Marianne Byrne-Goarin, Larisa Bland and Sharon Pederson.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT AURIFIL:
Aurifil’s blog: www.auribuzz.wordpress.com
Aurifil’s website: www.aurifil.com
Aurifil on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aurifil.quilt.thread
Find a store: www.aurifil.com/Aurifil/Stores.html

Aurifil thread is also carried by many online shops.

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