Matching Threads to Fabrics: Achieving Seamless Results

Photo of colorful thread rolls

Starting a sewing project can be confusing, frustrating, and stimulating, all at the same time. Thinking about the perfect fabric to use is one thing; matching a suitable thread is another thing. Choosing a sewing thread to work with may be a small detail, but it can significantly impact the outcome. Before … Read more

A Comprehensive Guide to Fabric Types

Assorted fabrics on a table

Understanding the types and uses of fabrics is complex, especially for those starting a garment business. You can get confused because of the wide variation of quality and design.  There are things to consider when choosing the ideal fabric for your garment. Whether you go for natural or synthetic material, it all … Read more

Sewing Thread – Original Materials and Those Used Today

different colored sewing threads and a needle

Sewing threads join different components in garments, air-supported fabric structures, upholstery, and geotextiles by forming a seam. A seam’s primary function is to transfer uniform stress from one piece of fabric to another, preserving the fabric assembly’s overall integrity. It is a critical item for industrial garment manufacturers, tailoring shops, and fashion … Read more

The History of Nylon Thread

Bobbins of colorful nylon thread

Today we conveniently use high-quality toothbrushes, guitar strings, bankable racket strings, plush carpets, lifesaving surgical sutures, and hosiery. All of these essential items are made of nylon thread, which shook the textile industry more than 80 years ago. With the invention of material as synthetic and dependable as nylon, the Japanese silk … Read more

The History of Polyester Thread

bobbins of polyester thread

Every item that we use daily is composed of many different types of materials. From naturally existing metals and cotton to human-made alloys and fabrics, we use various kinds of materials without knowing their composition. Polyester is an example of human-made, synthetic materials that are used widely all over the world. From … Read more

The History of Cotton Thread

cotton thread inside the eye of a needle

A cotton thread, also known as a sewing thread, is a common item in every household. It is a versatile product that is not only used for household purposes but also serves for a number of wide-scale commercial uses. Ever wondered how it came into being? This thread is naturally obtained from … Read more

Types of Sewing Machine Threads

Types of Sewing Machine Threads

Thread holds the fabrics and everything together when you’re sewing. You may think that there is no difference in thread, but the best sewing machines actually depend on the quality of thread. If you’re having problems with the sewing machine, the first thing to check out and change is the machine needle. … Read more