After buying your very first machine of embroidery the first thing that comes in your mind is that which kind of thread you require to start your sewing.
From vast amount of variety of threads, from colors to size, it may become a little too hard to choose. To ease your trouble, this article will help the beginners to choose a perfect thread to start with. The best machine to start your embroidery is Brother pe770.
The Type of Thread
The designs of embroidery are mostly made up of thread of 40-weight polyester or rayon. The embroidery threads are not highly twisted; they are shiny and of precise mass and have strong stitching grip which is used for decoration.
If you are looking for the accurate kind of embroidery thread, then you must purchase the perfect one before you begin embroidery.
Difference between Polyester and Rayon
Highly shinning trilobal polyester threads of today make it tricky to understand the difference between polyester and rayon. Since the mid 90s, the quality of sewing has massively improved in polyester. From then, the embroiderers prefer polyester for their embroidery. The difference between polyester and rayon is that after strong or regular washes, polyester stands up and it also has resistance to bleach. Unlike rayon, it prevents breaking of thread during sewing.
But after the embroidery, if the tensions of machine are tight overly, polyester tends to wrinkle.
Use of Other Thread Instead of Embroidery Thread?
If a thought comes in your mind that why you can’t use the regular thread for embroidery then you must think again. To clear your thought, the answer of this question is that typically the thread manufactured for daily basis is heavier, stronger and highly twisted than of the decorative threads used for designing or decorative stitching. It makes regular threads inappropriate for embroidery.
If you are willing to use cheap or/and old embroidery thread then it will break numerously during sewing and shred which not only make your embroidery look drastically bad but may also reduce your interest in this art.
Choose High Embroidery Thread Brand
To make your embroidery look stunning and strong, make sure to choose the high embroidery thread brand which provides your hard work an astonishing look with its colors and strength from its threads.
Before going for any brand, make sure to research about their product. Let the comments of other embroiderers to take the decision for you.
Main phenomenon about embroidery highly depends on the choice of colors. If you have a lack of experience in color matching, make sure to follow the exact colors listed for design. Remember, your chosen brand color might not match exactly with the color of your requirement.
The brands which are used frequently are Robison-Anton, Sulky and Madeira but you can choose brand of your choice. But before selecting the brand, make sure that brand have high quality.
Use of Metallic Threads
Do not use metallic threads unless it is necessary in embroidery. Excess usage of metallic threads makes design look gaudy. The experience embroidery designers used metallic threads to enhance their perfect designs.
Prevent the Usage of Old Threads
To keep dullness away from your design, make sure to avoid the usage of old threads. The dusty and fade color threads will make your embroidery look dull and boring. Make sure to use colors and threads which compliments your style.