Best Buy For Your Buck – This is the size for you if this is your go to thread for machine applique and quilting. Sulky Premium Invisible thread is a very fine .004 monofilament that is soft enough for baby quilts or garments that will be worn next to the skin. Quilters prefer Sulky polyester invisible thread instead of nylon because it has a more flexible, soft touch. It is much more heat tolerant than nylon – it will not melt with normal ironing through the cotton setting. Works well in the bobbin.
Quilters prefer Sulky Polyester Invisible thread instead of nylon because it has a more flexible, soft touch. You can use Sulky Invisible Thread in your bobbin if you wind it slowly. Monofilament threads can stretch when wound too quickly and this will affect your thread tension winding it fast can cause plastic bobbins to break. There is a trick to threading this thread, and obviously since its invisible a lot of people struggle with this. First of all, I would cut the curl off if any, so youre working with a fairly straight end piece. Then take a scrap of paper – if you have a piece of colored, matte paper, like a file folder or construction paper that works best. lay the end of the thread onto the paper- and take a bold, black or dark marking pen – with a wider felt tip, and mark about .25 to a .5in of the thread end with the marker. This makes it much easier to see to thread through the needle, and sometimes holding a small piece of colored paper behind the needle as you thread helps, too. Sulky Polyester Invisible Thread is much more heat tolerant than nylon thread. It will not melt with normal ironing through the cotton setting. Sulky Premium Polyester Invisible Thread is available in both smoke for darker fabrics and clear
- Colour: Smoke 0002
- Length: 2000m or 2200 yds
- Content: Polyester
- Hand Weight: Extra Light
- Recommended Needle: 70/10 or 90/14