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Old 10-29-2019, 04:39 AM
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It appears to be discontinued - and not available in stores any more.

When advertised, it seems to be quite expensive - $21.85 per unit - and waaaaay up!!!!

Is there a comparable substitute - that sells for $10.00 or less?

I think when Thread Heaven came out, it was less than $10.00 for a unit.
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Old 10-29-2019, 04:50 AM
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A couple of interesting articles about "thread conditioning"


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Old 10-29-2019, 05:24 AM
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I use Thread Magic, around $8 on Amazon or you can use beeswax for around $3.
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Old 10-29-2019, 05:40 AM
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I found one at Amazon for almost 50.00. That's insane!! I use it when I'm sewing bindings by hand. Love the stuff. Luckily I still have almost a full container so it'll be awhile before I need to think about it. I've tried straight bees wax and hated it.
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Old 10-29-2019, 07:28 AM
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Thread Magic is fine. I can't tell any difference from it to Thread Heaven.
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Old 10-29-2019, 09:48 AM
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I actually like the packaging for Thread Magic better. The little grooves on the sides kind of “seat” the theead into the condition.
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Old 10-29-2019, 10:21 AM
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I use a piece of bees wax, given to me by a friend who has bee hives. No charge!
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Old 10-29-2019, 10:41 AM
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I recently bought it at Joann's very cheaply with the 50% discount coupon. It is now in a new container and called thread magic that is why you can't find it.
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Old 10-29-2019, 04:56 PM
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I mostly use beeswax, (like this: https://www.amazon.com/Dritz-3153-Be...SIN=B001UADAQK ),

but you can still get Thread Heaven here: ($7.89 right now),

scroll down a wee bit

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Old 10-29-2019, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by bearisgray View Post
I found the first link interesting, it kind of backs up the conclusion I came to. I do a lot of hand sewing with Bottom Line, which is a 60 wt poly thread. Thread Heaven actually made it harder to sew with, so I quit using it on my threads.
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