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New Meeting Location There is a new meeting location for our monthly Guild meetings.  The address is 3825 Hillsdale for Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. There is a huge parking lot on the east side of the building so parking will be a treat in this new location.  There is an entrance to the meeting room on the
Sewing Date Traveler ToteSewing Date Traveler Tote The forecast is very hot temperatures for the next couple of weeks.  Why not use that time to sew a tote for all your sewing notions.  Robert Kaufman has a free pattern Sewing Date Traveler that should hold all your tools.  A great summer project to complete before all your sewing
Ask Angela Pre wound bobbins Angela Walters published a short video series where she answers machine quilting questions from her viewers.  In this video,Angela talks about the use of prewound bobbins when quilting, and her preference for thread colors.
Regina Modern District Guild Charity QuiltRegina Modern District Guild Charity Quilt QuiltCon, the international quilt show for Modern Guilds, featured a story on the making of a Charity quilt by the Regina District Modern Quilt Guild that was on display at 2018 QuiltCon.  As part of the 2018 show, charity quilts designed and quilted from Guilds all over the world are
Prewound Bobbins by Dr. Bob Many of us have heard or purchased Prewound bobbins.  Here is the scoop on prewound bobbins by Bob Purcell of Superior Threads. He discusses prewound bobbins and the benefits of using a prewound bobbin.
Bobbin Tenstion Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses when adjusting the tension on a bobbin case is necessary.
How Tension Discs Work Another video in the series by Dr. Bob.  Here he explains thread tension disks and adjusting top tension.
Thread Delivery System Eduction I always forget on where to place the spool of thread based on how the thread is wound.  Should the spool be horizontal or vertical?  Dr. Bob covers that topic in a short video. Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses the winding patterns on a spool and a cone of
Thread Twist by Dr. Bob Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses S and Z twist and micro strands that make up the final product.  Having a higher twist-per-meter on a thread results in having a smoother, stronger, less lint thread.
"Thread Therapy with Dr. Bob" Weight System Explained Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses the weight system used for thread. Tex, Denier, #, Composition, and Thread Weight are all used to describe the thickness of a fiber.
Thread tension and trouble shooting guide The series by Dr. Bob of Superior Threads continues with a talk on Thread Selection and trouble shooting guide.
Thread Theapy with Dr. Bob, Needles part 2 Part 2 of the talk on needles by Dr. Bob of Superior Threads

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