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Thread: What do you consider to be "Speciality Thread"

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    Another discussion recently related to speciality thread.
    What do you consider to be "speciality thread"
    With the many threads available, how do we categorize it?
    What is your opinion?

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    Basically metallic, nylon or poly, borderline multicolored, maybe silk or other different material.

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    do you consider 100% poly regular sewing weight that we find in all the stores as speciality or
    cotton wrapped poly as speciality.

    Leaving only 100% cotton as non speciality.
    What about the size of the thread.

    Where is the base line from which we start categorizing.

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    to me it would be metallic or anything couched

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    My opinion, it's when I need to use my little mesh covering do hickey to cover the thread- like metallics, so it will sew correctly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greenini
    Basically metallic, nylon or poly, borderline multicolored, maybe silk or other different material.
    And then there is various wts of thread too.. :D:D:D
    Maybe they should mention what "is" allowable and not leave it open to interpretation :wink:

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    I'd consider the shiny Rayon thread, the rayon ombre, metallic & clear polyester to all be specialty threads. But the LA users would probably be a better source of info.

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    Holice, I was thinking more about invisible thread as speciality i don't think i'd consider regular wrapped poly as anything unusual.

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