Here is a good guide for guessing how much thread to use for your project - especally for Free Standing Lace ........ more inside
Okay, I've got to share this. Some of you might remember that I try to refer you to LongCreek Mills. A thread store. Well today my DD and I stopped in. Both of our first visit, and OMGoodness!!!!
TIP: Recently I realized that thread looks darker on the spool than it does on fabric? Be sure to choose thread a shade darker than the material you'll be using it on.
Just wondering where you all buy your thread. I really like Isacord but the site I use to get it from no longer sells it. What type threads are used in the group and where to get the best price.?
My husband came in and saw how happy I was about my new thread and I held up one spool and said at Joann's I paid 3.75 1100 yards.Held up my new Metro 1100 yards thread for 67cents! And he said
Found this great tool
Online thread consumption calculator
Imperial/metric and color conversion tool too.
Take a LQQK at this:
Do you use variegated thread? If so, what designs do you feel it is most suited for?
I ordered varigated thread from Metroemb.com as suggested by a cutie. It came very quickly and I was very excited. I tried it today.UGH!! It kept shredding every 20 stiches or so which
Does anybody ever use both rayon and polyester thread in the same design?
I didn't see this posted, but the "I" Monogram is up at BFC.
Has anyone use Marathon(spelling?) embroidery thread? What do you think of its quality vs price? Thanks for any feed back.
Metro thread is awesome! I received my first order of metro thread and at first was frustrated because it kept sliding off the top in big handfuls. Then my wonderful sister told me about a great
August 5, 2008 - I have a question for you all... can one mix rayon and poly embroidery thread in the same design? Shirlene and I scored on 400 spools of thread off of Craig's List <more>...
How do you know if your embroidery thread has "gone bad" without having to try and stitch out a design?