What is the thread weight for sewing outside home decorative canvas?

Answer Outdoor canvas requires a heavy-weight thread. If you are using a home sewing machine, it is recommended that you use V69 thread with a denim needle (size #18). If you have a heavy-duty or commerci... Read More »

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What does sewing thread weight mean?

The weight of sewing thread refers to its thickness. Several systems exist for measuring sewing thread weight. For example, fixed weight systems measure how much thread it takes to make a pound, wh... Read More »

What is sewing thread?

Sewing thread comes in many weights for different purposes, and it can be made from many kinds of fibers. Cotton and polyester threads are used for sewing, quilting and crafts. Silk, metallic, rayo... Read More »

What kind of thread do I use for sewing flannel?

The best thread for sewing flannel is a 100 percent cotton thread designed for sewing and quilting. Flannel is relatively thick and tightly woven, so the strength of cotton will prevent the thread ... Read More »

What causes thread bunching on the bottom of material when sewing?

Thread bunching underneath the fabric is called ''birdnesting." This occurs when there is no tension on the needle thread, which is used to pull the bobbin thread. It is suggested that you re-threa... Read More »