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Tips & Tricks

The Scoop on Serger Thread

Ready to serge your next great project? Before you begin, make sure you’re using the right thread — specifically serger thread. Let’s take a look at what you should use.

Tips & Tricks

Five Tips for Hassle-Free Sewing

Looking to make your sewing projects less of a pain and more fun? You’re in the right place. We’ve compiled a helpful list of ways to make every project — no matter what you’re creating — enjoyable.

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Types of Machine Embroidery Thread

There are lots of machine embroidery threads out there with so many sizes and colors and types to choose from. So how do you know where to start? That’s where Madeira can help. Since you’ve invested in a quality machine, your thread should be as well. Thread that is lumpy, uneven, fuzzy or inconsistent is going to shred or break, cause you frustration and most importantly – yield poor results. What’s the point of putting in a ton of work and not getting quality thread? Thread LITERALLY holds the project together! There are a lot of options, but we’ll boil it down to four types Your choice will vary based on project:

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Choosing Quilting Thread Colors

Choosing a color for quilting can be a daunting task. But ultimately it is a personal choice. There are some rules of thumb to help get you started – but remember, if it is your quilt, you can make the rules! In traditional quilting, thread should match or blend with the fabrics in the quilt.