When it comes to machine quilting, there's a thread for every occasion, and an occasion for every thread. Now you can create dazzling, eye-catching quilts with all of the wonderful colors and textures of today's decorative threads. Eleven easy-to-follow exercises will show you how decorative threads can make your quilts sparkle and pop. Special techniques for quilting both through the needle and from the bobbin of your sewing machine. Convenient charts for determining which threads and needles will work best with your projects. Reliable methods for couching curves, appliqu s, and angled shapes. Hints and advice on making adjustments to your sewing machine for optimum results.