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Old 03-20-2012, 09:57 AM
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Does anyone here FMQ with Bottom Line top and bottom?? What do you all use?? I have had lots of thread breaks using Bottom Line on the top and in the bobbin.
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:59 AM
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I don't think it's supposed to be used in the top; that's what I was told anyways. It's for the bobbin. Correct me if I'm wrong.
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:07 AM
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On the thread chart for Bottom Line it says, "For bobbin, detail quilting, applique, lacework, binding, and much more." That sounds to me like it is not strictly for bobbins. However, that is ALL I am going to do with it from now on.
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:47 AM
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I've used it top and bottom, and I really like it. I've never had a thread break using it.

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Old 03-20-2012, 10:54 AM
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Bottom line is a thinner thread -- it is designed for the bobbin where the thread takes less abuse than running through the tension disks in the top. That said, some machines are less fussy than others and some folks have been able to use Bottom line on top without problems.
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Old 03-20-2012, 11:08 AM
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I'm with Janet, I love it. Used it top and bottom, and even piecing, without problems.
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Old 03-20-2012, 11:23 AM
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This link will help
http://www.superiorthreads.com/shop/...e/description/

Tells you what needle you should be using and that your tension settings should be for domestic and LA.

Superior threads gives a needle recommendation so the thread is not intended for bobbin use only.

If you are getting alot of breakage I recommend changing your needle to Superior's recommendation and adjusting your tension.

Here is a wonderful guide Superior offers as a quick reference for tension and needles for all their wonderful products
http://www.superiorthreads.com/media...HOME_10-10.pdf

I am not affiliated, just a very satisfied customer.
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I have used it top and bottom for piecing and for quilting on both DSM and longarm with no problems. I particularly love it for paper piecing.
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I use it in my DSM and my LA with no problems.
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Old 03-20-2012, 05:16 PM
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Those who use it successfully...what machine do you quilt with??
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