and purchase some, as I have my mind set on tea cups/coffee cups and even really cute tea pots. Thanks everyone for all the tips and help you so freely share. I can sit for hours reading old posts and learn a whole lot, just skipping around is fun. I think ours is a craft/art/hobby (whichever it is for you) that you never learn it all! either stabilizer changes, thread changes, something always changes, which is a good thing. We will never get bored, will we?