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Aurifil October Challenge

Hey, hey and welcome to the latest instalment of the Aurifil Artisan: October Challenge! This month we were asked to use at least five different coloured threads in one piece.  And of course I got carried away and decided a new quilt was in order.... Taa dah! Meet 'Paradise Circus' This design has been in the planning for a good six months with several design changes along the way.  Today we are going to chat thread and quilting! Since its first draft I have felt this quilt needed a bit of the hand quilted touch. I wanted to combine hand quilted sections along with simple machine quilting. I chose 28wt Aurifil Thread to enhance the structure of the shapes found within...

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