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Which looper does the thick thread go in for my serger??
I bought this thick thread but can't remember which looper it goes in.
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Date: 1/20/13 12:24 PM

So I can't believe I have to ask this question cause I've been sewing for ohhhh 25 years...but anyway, I bought this thick thread last time I was in my local sewing machine shop and I can not for the life of me remember which looper it's supposed to go in. I only ever serge with regular serger thread. Help!

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Date: 1/20/13 1:34 PM

When I used ribbon floss, I put it through the upper looper. That way, if you're serging on the right side, the decorative thread will show on the right side.

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Date: 1/20/13 1:44 PM

You can use it in the upper looper, lower looper, or both. Depends on the look you are going for.

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Date: 1/20/13 1:45 PM

you can also thread each looper with a different color thread to see which you prefer
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In reply to Deb Thompson

Date: 1/21/13 3:45 PM

If you're using it on one looper, it will be the upper looper. Generally that is the "public" side of our projects.

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