what's the best thread?

claysembroiderMarch 19, 2007

I would like to know what everyone's favorite brand of embroidery thread is. Is Madeira better than the others?

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Islay_Corbel

Personally, I love Maderia threads. I understand that Polyester threads are better if an item is to be washed a lot - especially with bleach. There are many good threads out there. Some machines prefer one thread above another so try out some before you buy 50 colours!

    Bookmark   March 20, 2007 at 3:42AM
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keepeminstitches

I love Isacord which is polyester, does not bleed or fade. I have over 330 different colors of the 1000m spools as well as several of the frequently-used colors in the 5000m spools (Christmas red and green, white, black, and the colors used in the latte quilt). Of course, just when I had almost all of them, the company added about 25 new colors. :-p I think I've only had a thread break a couple of times, and I do a LOT of machine embroidery. Just MHO.

Mary

    Bookmark   March 24, 2007 at 5:03PM
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