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The lovely people are Barnyarns sent UKQU this fabulous box of Madeira Embroidery threads for review.  I was lucky to be chosen to review these gorgeous threads.  Don’t they look sumptuous, I’ve tried to capture the sheen and glitz of these rayon and metallic threads. The box not only includes threads, it also contained a…

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Banyarns have always been a great friend of ours here at the UKQU website and were one of the first companies to offer their support to our regular competitions with prizes and rewards, so when we started to see mention of problems happening, missed orders and more, we decided to investigate on behalf of everyone.  At first, we…

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From time to time we post information from the manufacturers and distributors.   This article is taken from Barnyarns own website.  As you might be aware, they are a regular supporter of our website, and usually seen on the exhibition circuit where you can chat with Callum and the team.     Even better, there’s a UKQU.co.uk discount…

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In part one of this occasional article Jon and Callum from Barnyarns introduced the basics about Schmetz needles. But what if something is not going quite right. Here’s what they said Needle Breaks Needle Technology has become so advanced now that Schmetz actually produce a specific needle for actual applications. One of the main problems…

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Jon and Callum from Barnyarns have a lengthy relationship with needles and thread, so when we wanted to learn which needles are best we asked them.  This is the first part of a three part series. The information will interest quilters, machine embroiderers and anyone who sews. Whilst they are talking about the Schmetz brand…