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Old 02-21-2013, 08:54 AM
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Okay, I know there are lots & lots of different threads out there but I am looking for those that have used Connecting Threads Essential PRO Polyester Cones. I have been using Superiors Bottom Line in all my machines for bobbin thread, it is a 60 wt polyester, and the Essential Pro is a 70wt Polyester. I'm thinking of changing to the Essential Pro for my bobbin thread, it is a bit cheaper and has about 300 more yards on it's cone. Has anyone had any bad experiences or even good things to say about it before I go & order a number of cones?
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:57 AM
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I have used the essential pro thread and like it. Having said that, how picky is your machine? I would order a single cone and see how both you and your machine like it!
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:02 AM
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I have ordered from Connecting Threads at least four times. I am very happy with the essentials. Sews nice, not much lint, and so many color choices. I am happy with them.
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I've used it in my longarm with no problems, top and bottom.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:56 AM
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Originally Posted by PaperPrincess View Post
I have used the essential pro thread and like it. Having said that, how picky is your machine? I would order a single cone and see how both you and your machine like it!
My Janome & my HQ Avante are not picky at all. I even use embroidery thread on them, just looking for a good thread for bobbins that is a little bit less expensive than Bottom Line but works just as well.
Thanks for your opinion.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:58 AM
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Originally Posted by dunster View Post
I've used it in my longarm with no problems, top and bottom.
Thanks, that is what I was wondering. Think I'll give it a try.
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Old 02-21-2013, 03:15 PM
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My Voyager handles Glide 60wt polyester thread fine, with only very occasional shredding, while the Connecting Thread 70wt poly breaks. I got only one cone of the CT thread to try out, and I'm glad I did.
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My Tin Lizzie quilting machine doesn't like Connecting Threads.
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I am using it now for the first time on my Viking18x8 and I like it just fine.
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Old 02-23-2013, 10:03 AM
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I use it on my FW, Kenmore, Pfaff and Handi Quilter. Use it on top and bottom and does just fine. Buy a spool or two to try out, if it works for your machine than it is a nice savings on thread.
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