Aurifil Thread Labs Subscription - Reservation/Mo 6 Payment
Aurifil Thread Labs Subscription Box and Exclusive Content Access
July - December 2023
Box and Content available on the 23rd of each month.
In recognition of their 40-year anniversary Aurifil has created a 6-month Thread Lab education/skills program. The Thread Labs will be delivered in the form of a subscription box each month containing Aurifil threads and related materials as well as exclusive access to digital content each month including thread education, skills labs, covering 8 different techniques, with a free project offered each month. Each month features a different instructor who will share their knowledge in exclusive videos. Retail value of the physical contents of the box each month will be $100. Access to videos, projects patterns, and the workshop at The Granary are bonus materials you will have access to each month with your subscription.
The full range of Aurifil thread weights and fiber content will be covered. Techniques covered include: Thread Fundamentals, Foundation Paper Piecing, Machine Appliqué, Needle Turn Appliqué, Big Stitch Quilting, Machine Quilting, Cross Stitch, and Embroidery.
Audrey will host an optional, monthly Thread Labs Workshop for those in the program, the month after you receive your box on the first or second Saturday of the month, 12-2pm. There, you can watch the videos with other threadofiles, share what you've tried, and bring your machine to play a little. Exact dates and times for the workshops at the Granary are listed below.
The cost of the Aurfil Thread Laps Subscription is $100/mo plus tax. This purchase reserves your Thread Lab spot and covers the month 6 payment (December). You must call the shop to put your Credit Card on file. You will be charged $100 by the 15th of each month for Months 1-5 (July-November). Note that this is a non-cancellable commitment and will be charged for all 6 months. You can have your box shipped to you each month for an additional $8.99/mo.
Introducing Thread Labs, Aurifil’s 2023 subscription series curated in celebration of our 40th Anniversary. Thread Labs is a six part series that tells the story of Aurifil— from our history and unique production process to an in-depth education on our revered threads. This subscription is a must-have for both the Aurifil enthusiast and novice. Each lab presents a project designed to educate and inspire via a featured thread weight. Each month in addition to your box, you will recieve a QR code, website address and password to use to login to the digital content. This secure online portal plays host to exclusive content including downloadable project PDFs, educator interviews, thread tutorials, and more. Month one provides early access to a newfangled swatch book, an exploratory Aurifilosophy session with Aurifil’s Master Educator, Karen L. Miller, as well as other essentials. See details for each month below.
Syllabus and What You Get: (Note, minor changes may be made during the course of the subscription.)
Lab 1.1 | JULY / FUNDAMENTALS
Featured Educator: Karen L. Miller, Aurifil’s Master Educator
In the box: Aurifilosophy 7 spool sampler pack, Aurifil Swatch Book (brand new!), Product brochure, 12-Thread case for large spools: SOAC12
Digital assets include: Aurifil history with the Gregotti family, exploratory Aurifilosophy session with Karen L. Miller, exclusive project by Karen, added value items/discount codes from our partners.
Lab 1.2 | AUGUST / 50WT, FOUNDATION PAPER-PIECING
Featured Educator: Amy Friend
In the box: 4 Large Spools of 50wt thread + 6 Small Spools of 50wt thread
Digital assets include: 50wt education video by Karen L. Miller, Recorded conversation talking about technique and best practices with our featured educator, exclusive foundation paper piecing project from our featured educator, added value items/discount codes from our partners, access to monthly giveaway.
Lab 1.3 | SEPTEMBER / 40WT & 28Wt, Machine Appliqué
Featured Educators: Barbara Persing & Annie Smith
In the box: 1 Large Spool of 40wt thread + 5 Small spools of 40wt thread & 8 Small Spools of 28wt thread
Digital assets include: 40wt & 28wt education videos by Karen L. Miller, Recorded conversation talking about technique and best practices with our featured educators (2 for this month), exclusive machine appliqué projects from featured educators covering 2 methods, added value items/discount codes from our partners, access to monthly giveaway.
Lab 1.4 | OCTOBER / 80wt & 12wt, Needleturn Appliqué and Big Stitch quilting
Featured Educator: Jo Avery
In the box: 4 Small Spools of 80wt thread + 5 Small Spools of 12wt thread + 5 Small Spools of 12wt Wool thread
Digital assets include: 80wt & 12wt education videos by Karen L. Miller, Recorded conversation talking about technique and best practices with our featured educator, Exclusive project incorporating needle turn applique and big stitch quilting & embellishment, added value items/discount codes from our partners, access to monthly giveaway.
Lab 1.5 | NOVEMBER / Forty3 & Monofilament, Machine quilting
Featured Educator: Karen L. Miller
In the box: 1 Full size cone of Forty3 thread + 2 Sample Cones of Forty3 thread, 1 Large Spool of Mono (Clear) thread, 1 small spool of 40wt thread & 1 small spool of 50wt thread (for bobbin use)
Digital assets include: Forty3 & Monofilament education videos by Karen L. Miller, Project video on machine quilting with Forty 3 & Mono by Karen Miller, Exclusive machine quilting project by Karen Miller incorporating her expert free motion quilting, added value items/discount codes from our partners, access to monthly giveaway.
Lab 1.6 | DECEMBER / Floss, Cross Stitch and Embroidery
Featured Educators: Susan Ache & Aneela Hoey
In the box: 16 Small spools of Aurifloss (8 for each project)
Digital assets include: Floss education video by Karen L. Miller, Recorded conversation or written interview talking about technique and best practices with our featured educator, exclusive projects by our cross stitch and embroidery designers, added value items/discount codes from our partners, access to monthly giveaway.
Thread Labs Workshops at The Granary - Saturday, 12 - 2pm:
August 5, 2023
September 9, 2023 (second saturday)
October 7, 2023
November 4, 2023
December 2, 2023
January 6, 2024