|Welcome to the Thread Candy Shoppe:-) and more!
A virtual playground for quilter queens, fibre friends, stitchers, sewists and appliquérs.
Canada's largest on-line selection of Quality Superior Threads, plus select notions,
patterns and more for the creative process.
Enjoy your playtime!
Creativity is Intelligence having fun!...Albert Einstein.
Visit us in-person @ the Victoria Quilters’ Guild in May &
Parksville School House Quilters’ Guild in June
My Demo Topic at Victoria Show: “Clever Tools for Quilting & Appliqué Divas!
Fri. @ 11:AM & Sat. @ 1:15PM
See you there!!
Remember to bring along your Submissions for the CQA Postcard Challenge Gallery!
See Blog Post for Challenge info.
PLAN TO ATTEND Quilt Canada 2018?!
Dates: May 31st to June 2 @ Vancouver Convention Centre
Come Celebrate the Biggest Quilting Event in Canada!Visit CQA Booth with the exciting Postcard Challenge Gallery!Make purchases for self & friends with proceeds to BC Children’s Hospital FoundationAmazing opportunity to Shop in the Vendor Mall at your favourite shops!
Cindy’s Threadworks will be there with all your favourite THREADS, select notions, tools, patterns, books, & always lots of exciting NEW stuff!
Click images to Register on-line asap for workshops, lectures, quilt show exhibits, etc. Or visit CQA/ACC website @ www.canadianquilter.com
Superior Micro Quilter Thread!
MicroQuilter is a 100 wt. extra-fine polyester thread designed for invisible machine applique and detail quilting. An extremely fine thread that can be sewn with a very small needle rendering the thread virtually invisible. MicroQuilter is noticeably strong, especially considering its thin diameter and is the preferred thread for micro stippling and miniatures. MicroQuilter is available in 30 colors on 3,000 yd. cones similar to Bottom Line Color Chart including Superior’s perfect neutral selection--SEW EXCITING for quilters and fibremania! MICRO QUILTER
click to order! All colours are in stock. NEW for Feb TRIAL SIZE IN STOCK! MICRO QUILTER 800 yds. Sampler size spools
"Sweet Hearts” Fusible Applique Pattern KIT has these fabulous Fabrics!
More Sue Spargo Arrivals for Wool Appliqué Enthusiasts
by Sue Spargo
- Technique book
- 7-1/2" x 6", full color
- Softcover, spiral bound
- Pages: 216
- Self Published
Sue's book 'Creative Stitching' includes step by step concise written instructions, along with clear illustrations, for 50 of Sue's favorite stitches. Included are close up, color, photographic examples of each of the stitches used. The beginning of 'Creative Stitching' gives you a detailed look into the needles and threads Sue uses, and throughout the book are never before seen color photographs of Sue's work. 'Creative Stitching' is spiral bound to stay open to the page you are using, is small in size to conveniently take with you anywhere, has an alphabetical index in the back of the book along with a category breakdown of stitches in the front which allows you to choose a stitch by the effect you are looking for. 'Creative Stitching' is the must have book for you to begin creating highly embellished, textural pieces of art.
Second Edition Includes:
- Over 20 new stitches
- New chapter - Stitch Variations
- New highly detailed illustrations & photographs
- Updated section - Needles & Threads
*NOW HERE! click
Fantastico Variegated Trilobal Polyester Threads
Superior Color Cards contain actual Threads. Shop now.
Superior Titanium-Coated Microtex Needles #60/8
- Superior Titanium-coated Microtex #60/8.
- Guaranteed to last 5-8 times longer than regular needles. Pack of 5.
- Recommended for sewing with very fine threads such as: MicroQuilter, Kimono Silk, the Bottom Line and MonoPoly invisible.
Apliquick™ Tools for Easier Appliqué
Apliquick™ tools and products (from Spain) have been available in Canada at Cindy's Threadworks since 2014! Use with the glue stick method and recommended stabilizer to quickly create perfect shapes for appliqué. Use these 'tools like cutlery' to assist your fingers to manipulate and sculpt appliqué pieces, including challenging teeny weeny shapes.
Appliqué Printable/Soluble Stabilizer Sheets
Appliqué Paper by Hugs' n Kisses (from Australia) is a water soluble, single sided, semi-transparent paper for glue stick applique, needleturn applique, English paper piecing, foundation paper piecing and temporary stabilizer.
Also inkjet printable--great value!
8.5" x 11" includes 10 sheets @ $13.99 *view various types of stabilizers
Beam N Read LED Lights
Order Here! Popular and bright LED Lights
Best light for travel, home, handwork
Famore 4.5" Rainbow EZ Snips with Serrated Curved Blade
Famore 4.5" titanium coated RAINBOW EZ Snips have a thin, fine curved blade, which allows you to get as close as you want with out snagging, jabbing or poking your work. The micro serrated blade holds your thread ensuring no slipping or bending, giving you a clean cut the first time every time! Hand made from German grade stainless steel*. Also available in polished stainless steel.
Presencia Perle Cotton #8 Samplers available in 13 palettes
Choose from 13 colourways for your stitching pleasure--you'll love the results!
Fantastico, Magnifico &Twist are high sheen, trilobal polyester threads
8 weight Sampler Packs contain: 6 balls #8, 10 grams each 100% long staple Egyptian cotton,
mercerized for strength, colorfast, bleachfast, shrinkfast. From Spain made with long staple Egyptian Grown Cotton.
Presencia Samplers #12 are available in 8 palettes as shown
|1. Magnifico™ is now available in 200(!) colors for both 500 yd. spools and 3000 yd. cones; #40 high-sheen, smooth, strong, high tenacity, high strength, trilobal lint-free polyester. Excellent value! User friendly for both Longarm and Domestic machine applications.
|2. Fantastico™ is an exciting variegated version of Magnifico™; 2000 yd. cone or 500 yd. spool size. 158 colors.
|3. Twist™ is a delightful 2-color twist version (Left cone) using polyester Magnifico™, 26 colors both sizes.
Magnifico Sets of 12
Appliqué, quilting, chenille, wool, embroidery, tapestry, sashico, straw, beading, self-threading, crewel, sharps, blunt tip, milliner, silk ribbon/wool, more...
Superior Color Cards
Made with actual threads--an excellent resource for building your Thread Collection. The benefit of having actual thread samples over printed material or computer screens is the true definition of color to match.
*Check out our Clearance/Sale Page; items change frequently!
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and Essentials for Quilters, Stitchers, Appliqué & FibreArts