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Thread: Yoyo makers: what thread do you use?

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    Super Member candi's Avatar
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    I haven't made many yoyos, and don't think I am up for making many either :lol: , but I was using my regular 50 wt. cotton thread for gathering, and I was breaking it sometimes when I am not careful pulling. What thread do you normally use?

    Thanks!

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    I used regular thread but doubled it and used a slightly larger needle. I have never made a quilt out of them, but used them on a quilt I made out of used wool/drill clothing (with some velvets thrown in). I use the quilt in winter on the couch and the flowers and yoyos are holding up well.

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    Hand quilting thread. It is thicker.

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    i use quilting thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Annaquilts
    Hand quilting thread. It is thicker.
    Me too.

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    I use hand quilting thread Are you using the yo yo maker tool just bought them they make making yo yos easy

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    I use quilting thread and put a drop of fray check on the knot so it won't come undone.

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    I use single strand of HAND quilting thread...and I use the yo-yo maker by Clover http://www.clover-usa.com/products/268066/Yo-Yo_Makers

    Wouldn't make yo-yos without it!

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    I use hand quilting thread

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    Super Member candi's Avatar
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    Thanks all!
    Yes, I have some of Clover Yoyo makers and I was using them to make the few yoyos I made.
    I see that I should buy hand quilting thread. Thanks for the advice.

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