Sunday, March 1, 2015
Calling it Texture
Up close and with contrasting thread, you can see how often my outlining dipped into the applique. I originally blamed the beer, but that happened in the sober light of day, so it's an experience issue. This thread is also leaving periodic slubs on the back. I think the problem is with the thread. It's Clarks & Coats "Machine Quilting & Crafts" 30 wt cotton. Sewing with a brand new Schmetz Microtex (Sharp) 70/10 needle. I didn't have this trouble the last time I used this thread. Even in the straight sections using the walking foot it happens. This is cotton batting, and last time I think it was a bamboo blend, so maybe that matters. But I am choosing to ignore this. I will call it "texture" and keep plugging away.