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Is dental floss OK for this?
Candy2
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Date: 1/19/13 9:05 PM

When I am running my test out on EditorPlus, can I thread top and bottom with dental floss on the Artista 200? Thank you.

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Date: 1/19/13 9:14 PM

i would not try this on an embroidery machine.

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Date: 1/20/13 4:38 AM

Why do you want to use dental floss ?

If I test any design,I use the same type of fabric and embroidery threads I will use to embroidery the "real" embroidery design.

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Date: 1/20/13 8:10 AM

Thread is a lot cheaper then dental floss. You may just ruined your machine and the warranty with it.

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Date: 1/20/13 4:07 PM

No. It may fray and cause more trouble as in $$$ repairs.

Thread is not THAT expensive.


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Date: 1/20/13 6:17 PM

Ok. Thank you so very much for your input.

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