In addition to my love of embroidery, I love designing quilts, and also teaching quilt design using a computer program. I also operate the longarm machine for my wife and her sister. Together, they make many quilts for charity every year!
I learned from Dr. Bob at Superior Threads how important it is to deliver the thread properly from the spool or cone to the needle, to minimize the risk of problems related to improper delivery. Watch this video; it helped me tremendously to avoid problems on the longarm!
To ensure proper thread delivery on our longarm machine, I bought two Superior Thread thread holder. You can see how handy it was when I used a regular spool, instead of a cone: