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Fadiah_Ali | Posted in General Sewing Info on

in knitwear,we are using 3/50 100% polyester thread. the problems of thread are shade variation,bleeding ,thick and thin, hairiness, fluff and breakage.We have to use lot of silicon oil to control our problems but it leaves marks on the garments.Secondly in the wovens we are using same ply but we are having lots of puckering problems. Kindly guide me which machines, needle #,boot #, feed dog #, bobbin #, pully #(pully is which controls the speed of the needle) and type of thread should we use in the wovens. In the wovens we are using 100% cotton, poly cotton, taffeta, and 100% polyester fabrics.
Also guide me technically what is the process of thread dyeing.
How can i control the silicon oil on the thread
How can i find the good quality thread.


  1. karen_morris_ | | #1

    Fadiah, I'm not familiar with all the different settings you mention, because I sew with an ordinary home-sewing machine. But I do know that there is a huge variation in quality between different brands of polyester thread. Someone here on Gatherings told us about a website that shows magnified views of different threads, so you can see which ones are hairy and have uneven thickness. Does anyone remember the address of that site? Jean, was it from you? You always come up with wonderful web resources.

    In my experience, the high-quality filament polyester threads made by companies like Gutermann and Mettler-Metrosene are far superior to other brands, and are worth the slightly higher cost. I also check each spool and only buy the ones made in Germany, avoiding those manufactured in Mexico.

    I hope this information helps you find thread that performs better than the thread you are using!

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