Your Guide to Selecting the Ideal Needle and Threads for Every Project

Thread is easy to take for granted, but it can actually make or break a project! Avoid project disasters and learn to pick the right thread and needle for any project. Award-winning quilter and owner of Piece O’ Cake Designs, Becky Goldsmith, shares her invaluable insights on making the perfect thread choices for your projects.

In this captivating lecture, Becky will equip you with the essential knowledge to become a savvy shopper in the world of threads and needles. Learn about the four most common thread types, thread weight, common thread types, how thread is made, and why you might prefer one over the other for a specific project. You will unlock the features and benefits of each type of thread and needle, gaining a deeper understanding of what you’re looking at. As a bonus, Becky will reveal the mystery of thread weight! There is a common misconception when reading the weight numbers for the thread, but Becky will let you in on the secret. Not only will you gain the confidence to choose the perfect supplies for your sewing projects, but you’ll also discover how your selections can enhance your stitching, improve durability, and elevate the overall quality of your creations. 

What you will learn

  • Learn the basics of thread and how each type can be used for different purposes.

  • Gain the confidence to choose threads wisely and pick what’s best for your unique project.

  • Unravel the thread weight mystery and learn what those numbers mean

  • Includes access to course videos, downloads, the Creative Spark private community, and discussion with your instructor. Your course content does not expire.


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The Secret Lives of Needle and Thread

A captivating lecture on choosing the perfect needle, thread types and thread weight.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction

    1 Video 1 Text 1 Download

  • The Secret Lives of Thread and Needles

    1 Video 2 Texts