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Superior Threads: About the Weight System Used for Thread

Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses the weight system used for thread.

Tex, Denier, #, Composition, and Thread Weight are all used to describe the thickness of a fiber.

If you want a thread to blend, choose a fine thread. If you want a thread to show, choose a medium-heavy thread.

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Comment by Ags on June 6, 2012 at 11:42am

This was an interesting video.  I also checked out others by Superior Threads and I think this one on tension is well worth viewing.  

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