by cfidl 02 Nov 2019

Is anyone using bobbin thread as micro embroidery thread. I need to do small lettering and am do not want to purchase bobbin thread unless I know it will work and has the same luster as embroidery thread. Thanks

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by mrskiki 03 Nov 2019

Bobbin thread will work just fine. It is actually the same weight as the thread Floriani or Sulky makes for this type of tiny stitching. Hugs. Nan

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cfidl by cfidl 03 Nov 2019

Thank you, I am placing an order today with sulky who has free shipping and a small discount.

sharonleekesner by sharonleekesner 03 Nov 2019

I just ordered from ThreadArt, they are having a sale. Lots of colors.

cfidl by cfidl 07 Nov 2019

I looked at Threadart. I missed it.

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by dragonflyer edited 02 Nov 2019

Floriani makes a 60wt Micro thread and I use it in both top and bottom for intricate work...sometimes, depending upon the weight of the fabric, I go down needle size...If you use a auto-needle threader, make sure you check the tolerances for needle size so you don't break your needle threader... Ask me how I know!
I also have a 100wt bobbin thread I use with 60wt top embroidery thread for really intricate heirloom small designs...especially text.

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cfidl by cfidl 02 Nov 2019

Thank you. I think that brand is at the closest sewing machine shop. I will call tomorrow and see if they carry it.

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