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Thread: 12 wt Sulky Thread

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    Super Member chickadeee55's Avatar
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    Waupaca Wisconsin

    12 wt Sulky Thread


    I need to do a blanket stitch around my double wedding ring and I want to use black thread in my machine. All I have is a 12wt or a 50wt. (I am using 1930's fabrics and I like this look.) And of course I want to do this today!

    Which would be better? Will 12wt work ok in my machine?

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    Super Member Scissor Queen's Avatar
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    Jul 2009
    Southwest Kansas
    Try both on some scrap and see which one works best in your machine and which one you like best.

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    Super Member ghostrider's Avatar
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    Jan 2009
    I use 12 wt Sulky on top and Sulky 30wt in the bobbin of my Bernina 153QE all the time for quilting. Never had a problem with it.
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    Super Member Dolphyngyrl's Avatar
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    Jan 2009
    Southern California
    12wt is thicker so you may have to loosen your tension a bit and make sure to use at least a 16/100 needle because of the thickness or you may have a lot of shredding. I learned this the hard way

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