Now I know not to use regular thread in the bobbin when topstitching jeans. I had really good topstitching thread in the top and coats and clark all purpose in the bobbin. I thought this would reduce bulk and make my sewing easier as well as a little cheaper…however after a few washings the all purpose thread has broken and my beautiful topstitching is coming out in some places. On the one pair it did it on my pockets which had really nice topstitching. That means I have to take the pockets off and reset them after I fix them. Hopefully I wont have to deconstruct further than that to make the repairs. So I am thinking what happened was with shrinkage and washing the stronger thread must have pulled on the weaker thread and broke it? Ugghhhhh….
Edited 5/21/2008 4:09 pm ET by sunnycenter