Commercial thread is a must if you run a custom embroidery shop. It is much more cost-effective than using "home-size" machine embroidery
thread. The standard cones for commercial embroidery machines include 5000 yards
There are five requirements for thread used for commercial embroidery:
1. It must be strong enough to run on high-speed
2. It must be colorfast. It's essential for your
business to sell items that are laundry-safe and that can be exposed to sun.
3. Commercial thread must NOT shrink. If your sell an item with
embroidery that shrinks and puckers after laundry, your clients will never be
4. The thread must be long-fiber, and NOT leave lint in your
5. The thread must look great - offer beautiful
colors and noble sheen.
Since all of these thread properties are a must,
polyester thread is the only wise choice for commercial embroidery. Some brands
of polyester thread are not shiny and look quite dull. It's a good idea to avoid
these brands, because the vast majority of people love high-sheen
For commercial machines, we carry ThreaDelight brand polyester
that is exceptionally shiny. It is available in 60 awesome colors, wound on
5000-yard cones. You may shop for
commercial embroidery thread here...
Technical properties of ThreaDelight
Polyester - Commercial Embroidery Thread:
ThreaDelight polyester thread is 40 wt
- industry standard for machine embroidery.
It supports heavy laundry,
including the use of NON-chlorine bleach. It can be exposed to sun.
ThreaDelight polyester can also be dry-cleaned, without the use of
aggressive chemicals and anti-spotting agents, especially with dark thread
ThreaDelight polyester is long-fiber thread, and therefore it
doesn't leave lint in embroidery machines, keeping your machine healthy. Also,
the thread looks exceptionally shiny and beautiful when stitched out.
5000-yard cones for commercial embroidery are available in 60 colors, that have
been selected from the large ThreaDelight 260-color polyester thread palette
after careful investigation of commercial market needs.