Polyester thread is the most popular thread used for home and
commercial machine embroidery, because it's is strong, colorfast, durable in
laundry and wearing, practically NON-shrinking and can be purchased in huge
variety of colors.
When comparing each of these five properties of polyester
thread to parallel qualities of rayon and cotton, poly wins every
time. It breaks less than the other two, doesn't fray, doesn't bleed, keeps it's
color in heavy laundry, and can perform great without breaking even on very high
Rayon and polyester thread may look almost similar on
a design, and can be mixed together often. Yet, pay attention at the difference
in sheen - many brands of polyester thread are less shiny than rayons, so these
may look not so good if mixed.
We use and carry ThreaDelight polyester
thread, which is VERY shiny. In fact, this brand offers more luster
than many rayons. It's also very reasonably priced. ThreaDelight polyester
thread palette includes 260 vibrant, gradient colors. You're welcome to get
impressed by the smart selection of colors, by looking at embroidery thread
Please bear in mind that actual thread colors may slightly
vary from what you see on computer screen, because each computer display shows
colors a bit differently. We would suggest you to purchase ThreaDelight polyester
thread color chart, to make sure that your eyes see real thread
properties of ThreaDelight Polyester Thread:
ThreaDelight polyester thread
is 40 wt, and for the majority of projects works great with size 80/12
embroidery needles. Yet, always consider the type and weight of fabric and
stabilizer you're using, to determine the most suitable type of
This thread can stand heavy laundry, including
NON-chlorine bleach. It can be exposed to sun. A great choice for all items that
you plan to wash or keep under sunlight. This thread also supports dry-cleaning.
Just make sure not to use agressive chemicals and anti-spotting agents,
especially with dark thread colors.
This long fiber embroidery thread
also doesn't leave lint in embroidery machines, and therefore is helps to keep
your machine "healthy". ThreaDelight polyester thread looks exceptionally
shiny and beautiful when stitched out.
The normal 1000-yard (100-meter)
cones are available in 260 colors. The huge 5000-yard cones for commercial
embroidery are available in 60 colors, that have been selected from the large
260-color polyester thread palette after careful investigation of
commercial market needs.