SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Patterns and Notions > Best Elastic Thread ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Best Elastic Thread
Notion
SunFlowers

SunFlowers
Intermediate
USA
Member since 5/2/06
Posts: 23
Send Message

      



Date: 5/29/11 7:17 PM

I am going to make a shirring dress and I need to buy elastic thread.
Is there such a thing as a best elastic thread? I see they have different rubber content. Does this affect the quality?

Chris

TamNearPDX
TamNearPDX
Advanced Beginner
WA USA
Member since 1/16/08
Posts: 211
Send Message

      



Date: 5/29/11 9:40 PM

Not sure what a good one is, but I can recommend that you do not use beading elastic thread. Sales associate at Hancock said it was the same, but it didn't work very well in my machine.

SunFlowers

SunFlowers
Intermediate
USA
Member since 5/2/06
Posts: 23
Send Message

      



Date: 5/30/11 11:20 AM

I noticed that there are different brands and some of them have different content of Rubber and Polyester.
I was wondering if that would interfeer with stretching or even how long it would last.

Dritz has 28% Polyester and 72% Rubber
Designer Choice has 64% Polyester and 36% Rubber

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Patterns and Notions >> Best Elastic Thread

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger

Register

Sewing Basics
Sewing Basics

Register

Butterick 5185

photo
by: mochimo

Review
Favorite Things Little Smartie Pants Pattern

Favorite Things Little Smartie Pants Pattern

Buy Now
You Sew Girl Beach Bag Pattern

You Sew Girl Beach Bag Pattern

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.