I'm using variegated thread for the top which perfectly matches the fabrics I used in the quilt.
Manipulating the quilt is a little tricky due to size and the fact I'm using a little table which doesn't support the quilt. But it's fitting through the machine's throat okay.
I'm liking how it's working out, although going slowly.
The only issue is due to the dragging of the weight of the quilt I'm getting loops on the back.
Not ideal but I don't think I can avoid them.