Quilting Needles

These betweens are a little over an inch long.

    Quilting needles used for hand quilting are referred to as ‘betweens’. They are shorter than regular needles. See Betweens for more information about this specialty needle. If you would like to purchase a package of betweens from Amazon, click here.

Quilting Thread

Quilting thread is much heavier than regular thread. It is used for hand quilting NOT for the sewing machine. Often novice quilters buy quilting thread for machine piecing their quilt. This can be a costly mistake. Loaded onto a sewing machine’s bobbin, the thread can destroy the inner workings of many machines. Today there are… Continue reading Quilting Thread